Ultraviolet digital movie locker is shutting down
Ultraviolet, one of the entertainment industry’s first attempts at creating a comprehensive digital locker service, is shutting down on July 31st, as first reported by Variety. Users should link their libraries to the service of at least one retailer which can then be used to access their films and TV shows after the shutdown.
Ultraviolet’s days were numbered ever since Disney, the only major Hollywood studio not to join, launched its expanded Movies Anywhere locker service in 2017. Not only did it offer broad studio support, it could also be connected to major digital retailers like iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play, unlike Ultraviolet.
Walmart’s Vudu, the biggest retailer to support Ultraviolet (and later Movies Anywhere), issued a…