Joox was one of the first sites to start collecting and indexing high quality television episodes and movies. They became quite big and relied heavily on Stage 6, a DivX video site that streamed high quality videos but subsequently shut down after piracy and bandwidth costs became too expensive to continue. Joox has since been struggling and the site has still yet to live up to its former glory day. The site of course requires the Stage6 additional plugin, so you'll have to install some software to watch videos on this site.

Joox is still growing it's database of television shows, but right now I find most videos on the site just don't work. What's nice about the videos that do work is that Joox lets you download the videos to your computer. So you don't have to just use their site, you can easily copy the url and uses a player of your choosing to watch the episodes or to save them to your computer space.

The site is a bit slow to load at times, it can also be a little daunting to find a working link. The reliability of this site has gone down since Stage 6 closed and the site is struggling to balance the removing the broken links with finding new ones. I think Joox is on its way out, but as one of the oldest TV Link sites catering to those that want high quality video - it's definately worth checking out even with all the broken links.

The Overall Ratings for Joox:
Show Diversity: (3/5)

Based on the mixture of television shows available on the site.
Loading Speed: (2/5)
The time taken to navigate the site and load videos.
Ease of Navigation: (4/5)
How easy is it to use and navigate.
Advertisements: (1/5) (Light amount of ads, text/ads)
Based on the annoyance level of advertisements on this site, the amount of ads, and the volatility of ads appearing on the page.
The lower the rating, the less annoying the ads are.

Total Score: 13/20

Joox is one of those sites that you keep around because its a relic of something that everyone hoped would be around for a while, but unfortunately the site is not as it was and it's extremely tiresome to find a working link on this site. The selection is limited because most of the shows just don't work, and just because you see an episode listed doesn't mean it'll actually work. In the few times I went there, I ended up watching something entirely different from what I wanted to watch - purely because the links don't work and the ones that do are most likely for something you didn't want to see or had no intention to see. If you're looking for something to watch and aren't too picky, Joox will offer you high quality videos for what you can find - but if you're looking to catch up on that Stargate Atlantis episode you missed - you're time is better spent elsewhere.



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