CineTap for Netflix by Imaginary Spinor LLC (iPad)
Released: Sep 25, 2010
Version: 5.0
Size: 6 MB
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CineTap for Netflix

Imaginary Spinor LLC
CineTap is a front-end interface for Netflix on iPad.

10/1/2012 - CineTap is rated 9/10 - "A Great Way to Manage Netflix (Finally)" by - check out the thorough review at

CineTap reached #1 in Entertainment in 23 countries so far and top 5 overall in 20 countries. A big thank you to all our users!

Featured in "Better Netflix Browsing For iPad" segment in Tekzilla episode:

"The app is amazingly fast and absolutely gorgeous, taking full advantage of the iPad's screen real estate." - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

"Superb layout and design; lacks the annoying slowness of the official Netflix app; easy to rate movies" - Padvance Review (Padvance Score = 4 Must Have)

"CineTap for Netflix is a real treat: it’s easy to use, looks very nice, and is free. It’s ideally suited for the iPad’s large screen." - FindMySoft Review (Score = 5 Essential)


CineTap offers many unique features. In addition to the basic features available to Netflix app, you can:

* Support Netflix accounts in US, CA and LatAm countries

*! Watch thousands of high quality trailers and clips and YouTube movie trailers (AirPlay enabled)

* Sort movies by title, star rating, release year, maturity rating, and availability end

- Rate movies easily by tapping the stars

- Browse and manage(!) your entire instant queue and disc queue with ease

- Play Netflix movies by seamlessly invoking Netflix app

* Search the entire Netflix catalog by title, actor(!), director(!)

*! Browse movies by over 400 detailed genres

*! Browse movies by release year from 1927 to 2011

* Browse New York Times 1000 best movies ever made

*! Browse hundreds of actors and directors information and movies

* Perform unlimited pivoting from movie to movie via similars, actors(!), and directors(!)

* Access Netflix movie page for reviews and more

* Save movies, actors/directors(!) into local Favorites

* Post movies, actors/directors, movie clips to your Facebook feed or share them via email

* Browse clips by movie genre and by movie title

* Browse Netflix RSS Feeds (great for finding DVD titles)

* Browse movie galleries in large boxshots mode (default) and small boxshots mode

FEATURES MARKED WITH A '!' ARE ONLY AVAILABLE WITH (A SINGLE $2) IN-APP PURCHASE UPGRADE. HOWEVER, YOU COULD TRY IT RISK FREE BEFORE UPGRADE: all paid features of CineTap are now available for free preview daily from 8 to 9pm!

Netflix account requirement:
- Most of the CineTap features (marked by * above) are now available to non Netflix members, making CineTap a perfect way to preview Netflix on iPad
- Netflix account is required for movie playback, queue access and management, and rating movies.
- Movie playback requires the official Netflix iOS app, which as of 11/22/2011 is only available in US and Canada. The app should be released in LatAm app stores soon.

Problems and Suggestions:
We are here to help resolve any issues you encounter with the app and welcome any suggestions: Just email us at

What's new in version 5.0
- Fix test drive CineTap not working bug
- Fix iOS 6+ app not rotate on device orientation change bug
- Fix iOS 7 gallery view background image not showing bug
Our verdict: Meh!
  • CineTap for Netflix is a poorly rated app (2-star).
  • + The app is free.
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