Top 15 Most Popular Chinese Video Websites

What are the most popular online video websites in China? Here is a list of the 15 most popular Chinese video websites based on a combination of Alexa Rank, content richness, users’ reviews and freshness. You need to know a little Chinese to watch them as all these sites are in Chinese language only.

#1.  优酷网

Youku describes itself as China’s first video site. It hosts a large numer of movies, dramas, and other video contents, and all of these videos are free to watch. With rich video content, high playing speed, clean design and the least amount of embedded ads, Youku is widely regarded as one of the best video platforms in China, The site is similiar like, users can upload and share video on the site.

#2. 土豆网

Toudou is the second most well-known video website in China. The site features personal video sharing services, and also owns many other video channels like movies, dramas, music and so on. The Tudou now is already aquired by

#3. 中国网络电视台

Owned by China Central Television (CCTV), CNTV is the official website of the national TV station. The site hosts many channels and its video channels include live TV, TV drama and documentary. Users can enjoy lots of exclusive video contents on the site.

#4. 迅雷看看

Xunlei Kankan is a video-on-demand service. The site provides high-quality content including up-to-date Chinese dramas and lots of  movies from Mainland China, Hong  Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and the USA.

#5. 搜狐视频

Sohu TV is owned by Sohu company, one of the biggest Internet portals in China. The site provides countless video contents such as high quality movies, TV shows, self-produced dramas, variety shows, music TV and cartoons.

#6. 乐视网

Hailed as China’s Hulu, owns more than 100,000 episodes of TV series and more than 5,000 films.

#7. 爱奇艺

Owned by Baidu, China’s largest search engine. Iqiyi describes it self China’s first copyrighted video library covering various contents such as movie, TV drama, variety show, comic and documentary. Its HD & smooth video content is the best of all China’s video sites.

#8.  新浪视频

It’s owned by Sina, a leading Internet media company serving China. The site provides various video content including latest video news, variety show, movie, drama and so on.

#9. 56网 is a leading video-sharing platform in China. Users can post and share their personal videos online. The site hosts more than 80 million online videos.

#10 PPTV

PPTV is a fantastic online TV provider offering both live streaming and video-on-demand services.  Its channels include TV shows, film, drama, sports, news and entertainment and so on.

#11. 电影网 was founded by China Movie Channel in 2004. The site hosts more than 7,000 HD copyrighted movies and about 200,000 short videos. M1905 is the most complete and authoritative site about Chinese movies.

#12.  腾讯视频

QQ video is a channel of, which is the most popular instant messenger in China and has hundreds of million active users.  With huge amount of active users, QQ video quickly became one of the the most visited video sites in China.

#13. 360 Kan 360 视频

360kan is actually a video resource navigation website. Its main function is to list lots of TV and drama links, so users can choose the site with the best watching experiences.

#14. Baidu Video 百度视频

Baidu Video is one of the largest video sharing site in China. It is a channel of, China’s leading search engine. The site features its search function and users can always find their favorite video content on the site.

#15.  PPS

PPS provides lots of services such as video search, online video, games and downloads. Its computer client PPS Net TV hosts more than 210 thousand sets of channel programs. It is the most popular Net TV software and app in China.

7 Responses

  1. Youtube has blocked by china goverment and you can enjoy above channels

  2. shane says:

    Mostly of 15 popular sites that you are suggested..didn’t have a subtitles of various country, but really help me to choose the better way..thanks for sharing…

  3. Raj shah says:

    I wanted to have names of most rated programs in animation categories in china on the VoD (Video-on-Demand) platform.

  4. mohammad aydid shah says:

    but there is no youtube…. i have decided not to study in china……because there are no youtube…..and i earn my pocket money from there… but it has wasted my 1 year….. by the time i came to know that there were no youtube…… i had left my previous uni….

  5. AndroidCure says:

    Thanks peter for this useful post. I was looking for good china video sites, and finally found your post, and it helped me very much.

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