Reach the ZDF children's and youth program on the go
With the ZDFtivi app, a large number of the popular children's series and children's films from the ZDFtivi and KiKA mobile programs are available. Like all ZDF online offers, the ZDFtivi app is ad-free, without in-app purchases and free of charge.
The app is available for smartphones, tablets and Android TV.
ZDFtivi app for smartphones and tablets
- Wide range of VODs under public law with entire programmes: Classics of children's television (e.g. Löwenzahn, 1, 2 oder 3, logo!, PUR+), successful series (e.g. Mako - Simply Mermaid, Boys' WG, Girls WG, Bibi Blocksberg, JoNaLu , My friend Conni, Maya the Bee, Heidi), fairy tales and children's films
- Watch offline: almost all content of the children's program can be watched offline. Videos can be saved for a longer trip and viewed independently of network connections.
- Create a profile for each child: conveniently without registration and login. You can easily switch between the profiles in the app.
- Age-appropriate access: select ZDFchen mode (content for children up to 6 years) or ZDFtivi mode (all content without restrictions).
- Parental area: Set app usage time, edit and delete profiles (multiple profiles can be created per device) and edit privacy settings.
- Chromecast function
- Watch list: under "My ZDFtivi" or "My ZDFchen" you will find the watch list as well as content and programs marked for offline viewing. As soon as there is new content for the saved programs, it is displayed in "My ZDFtivi".
- logo! children's news: quick access in ZDFtivi mode
- Accessible offers: quick access on the start page
- Accessibility settings: choose to automatically play all videos with subtitles, audio version or German sign language (if available).
The following access rights are required
- Phone: for offline mode of the app
- Phone stats/ID: to read Android version of device (for Chromecast)
- Network status/WLAN status: for Chromecast and to show offline mode
- Overlay over other apps: required for Chromecast
- Prevent sleep mode: so that the app does not go to sleep or the screensaver is activated while a video is playing
ZDFtivi app for SmartTV
- Wide range of public VOD services with entire programs: classics (e.g. Löwenzahn, 1, 2 or 3, logo!-Children's News, PUR+), successful series (e.g. Mako - Simply Mermaid, Boys' WG, Girls WG, Bibi Blocksberg, JoNaLu , My friend Conni, Maya the Bee, Heidi), fairy tales and children's films
- Quick access to ZDFchen: all programs and videos for children up to 6 years bundled
- Accessibility Settings - choose to automatically play all videos with subtitles, audio version or German Sign Language (if available).
- The ZDFtivi app is free, ad-free and without in-app purchases, like all ZDF online offers.
- The app is a safe area for children. Comments (optional) are checked by the ZDFtivi team and only released with moderation.
- A flat rate makes sense for use outside of a WLAN, as otherwise high connection costs can arise.
- For legal reasons, some ZDFtivi programs can only be accessed online as videos in Germany or in German-speaking countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) (geoblocking). A list of all programs available worldwide can be found here: https://www.zdf.de/kinder/ueber-zdftivi/zdftivi-weltweit-100.html
- Optimized for Android 7 and higher.
Please send feedback on the ZDFtivi app to email@example.com
Further information at www.zdftivi.de