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RealNetworks launches cloud video storage internationally

RealPlayer Cloud RPC-iPad-screen-Recent(landscape)Web streaming specialist RealNetworks has internationally launched its cloud video service, which is designed to make it easy for viewers to move, watch and share content across any device.

Announcing the wider rollout at of RealPlayer Cloud at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, RealPlayer said the app is now available in French, German and Spanish, with versions in Italian, Japanese, Korean and Portuguese due to follow.

RealPlayer Cloud lets users send videos privately to family or friends straight from the app – without the need to share to public services like Facebook or YouTube.

Users can access content from iOS, Android and Windows gadgets, as well as from Kindle Fire tablets and Roku and Chromecast TV streaming devices.

RealNetworks’ founder and interim CEO Rob Glaser said RealPlayer Cloud is “essentially Dropbox for videos,” adding that the service already has 500,000 users in North America.

Users can sign up for 2GB of RealPlayer Cloud storage for free, with additional storage priced from US$4.99 per-month (€3.64).

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