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The ARD media library on the web and as an app

All under one roof

From the crime scene to the news, live streams and videos from Das Erste and the Third programs: the ARD media library offers everything on a single platform. As an app, on the web, on smart TVs.

Series, films, documentaries, reports, music, sports or news - the ARD media library offers almost 100,000 videos. In the app, users can expect even more program: In addition to all the usual content in the premium channel of Das Erste, you will also find other content from the ARD cosmos in the media library, including funk, phoenix, ONE, tagesschau24, ARD -alpha and all third party programs. Now download the new app iniOS App Store or inGoogle Play Storedown.

Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.swr.avp.ard

iOS App Store: https://apps.apple.com/de/app/ard-mediathek/id981496660#?platform=iphone

The former Das Erste app will no longer be developed and will be deleted soon. Users are asked to use the ARD media library app.

Advantages of the ARD media library app:

  • Videos can also be used offline
  • Individual watch list, available on all devices via login
  • Not just content from the first, but from all third parties and more and more exclusive content
  • Age rating / login for timed videos (coming soon)
  • Numerous themed channels or curated offers: culture, history, film, documentaries, retro, knowledge, comedy, children, nature ...
  • Many series are available as box sets, i.e. the entire season or several seasons
  • In addition to Das Erste, there are curated offers not only for all third-party programs, but also for ONE, funk, ARD Alpha, Phoenix ...
  • In some cases, videos can be kept for longer

The "Tatort" premium area is also new with the latest episodes, classics and additional material: exclusive glimpses behind the scenes with outtakes, making-of documentaries, prominent guest appearances, interviews and portraits.

The ARD media library is also available on HbbTV and on numerous Smart TV devices as an application, as well as on Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV. You can use Chromecast and Apple Air Play to transfer the new ARD media library from your mobile device to your TV screen.

The new ARD media library is constantly being developed. Your opinion is important to us and flows into further development! We appreciate feedback! You can give us feedback here or send us an email to [email protected]

The Das Erste app has no longer been available in stores since January 28, 2021. The focus there is now on the joint ARD media library app. As in the web version, the programs from Das Erste are now available there as a premium channel.