Who is this website for?
It’s for Netflix and Amazon users who want to explore their streaming video catalogs more efficiently and deeply.
How are you associated with Netflix?
We are not associated with Netflix.
How are you associated with Amazon?
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Who created this website?
Kaja Software, a small software company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
How can I report bugs or request features?
Use our contact form.
Here’s some press coverage we got over the years.
One of ProgrammableWeb’s Best New Mashups Jan 26, 2009
a great example of the amazing things which can be built when a company offers up an API for use by third-party developers. ProgrammableWeb dubbed it one of their ‘best new mashups’ and we definitely agree. The InstantWatcher is a must for Netflix subscribers everywhere that streaming is offered. — Read Write Web / The New York Times Jan 28, 2009
about a quadrillion times easier to browse than Netflix’s own site — Boing Boing Offworld Feb 6, 2009
If you’re a frequent viewer of Netflix’s streaming fare, you’re probably numb to how inefficient the rental service’s browsing and search pages can be. InstantWatcher is a soothing balm of clean, fast movie browsing. — Lifehacker Feb 16, 2009
hats off to instantwatcher.com: with a little bit of creativity and a whole lot of effort, it turns three APIs into one cool site! — NYTimes.com - First Look Blog Jul 22, 2009
The Netflix members who use [instantwatcher.com] love it. We have an application gallery on our website, and instantwatcher.com is consistently one of the top rated applications out there. — Michael Hart, Director of Engineering at Netflix, howsoftwareisbuilt.com interview Aug 28, 2009
One of Mashable’s 8 Awesome Mashups Made Possible by APIs Oct 8, 2009
an ingenious, ingeniously simple site that does one thing: help you locate items you can Watch Instantly — FoxNews.com, “Five Ways to Get More Out of Internet TV,” Apr 6, 2010
This site is invaluable for Netflix users — gigaom.com, “10 Tools to Get the Most Out of Netflix,” Jan 10, 2011
Video review at 5:48 on Cord Cutters, “How To Optimize Netflix Streaming,” Jan 11, 2011
Video review on Tekzilla, Jan 20, 2011
a fuller picture of [Netflix’s] streaming inventory — Washington Post, “PostPoints tip: Quick help for Netflix instant viewers,” Mar 7, 2011