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VideoBox Men is a DVD lover's dream for all things gay porno. A spin off from their main DVD site VideoBox, this gay version has successfully carried over the same detailed and top-notch design/format to bring fans an equally successful site. You'll find some of great Studio names like Factory Video & Macho Man, but more than that you'll find over 2,440 DVD's featured in super high quality format with so many viewing options you won't know what to do with yourself. They may not be added a new DVD daily like they used to, but with so much to see I doubt users will be at a loss for new material. Since my last visit they've done away with the premium membership level, which means all users can get in on the action for a low $15 bucks per month, giving access to all the great scenes in super high quality.
Large Collection of Gay DVD Content.
VideoBox Men offers a massive library for its users. There are currently 2,441 full-length DVD's (11,261 scenes) in their collection. Between the 60-something niche categories users are likely to find exactly what they're in the mood for, and even some rarities like autofellatio, vintage scenes, watersports, cum eating, glory holes and more.
DVD quality videos are some of the best around with streams as high as 8000k (720x480), although many times the bitrates are closer to 6000k (640x480) and even sometimes 3000k, which is still looking nice.
Great Download Options.
Members have plenty of choices for how they want to watch their movies. There are three WMV options, along with an mp4 (H.264) and iPhone file. You can also create custom downloads, starting and stopping at the exact points in the scene that you choose.
Awesome Streaming Player.
Similar to the custom downloads, you can also create custom streams. Using the filmstrip, you choose where in the action you want your stream to begin and where you want it to end. With the instant buffering, there's no delay to enjoying your favorite parts of all the scenes.
The site design and navigational options are second to none. Users can browse by category, stars, studios, and or series with multiple filters that allow you to find some very specific content based on your requirements (you can even subtract things you don't want to see in your results using the cool new or - system). A 5 star rating system has is in place, and enables members to rate scenes and browse personal recommendations based on those ratings and favorites.
Other Good Stuff:
Some of the more advanced features include the favorites folder called "my stash" which allows for multiple filing folders to keep things organized. The new Flow Mode tool is a cool way to get ideas for scenes to watch all the while filtering through certain specifics - it's cool - try it!
Plenty of info is available about each scene. They list the stars, director, categories, studio, date added, scene lengths, and individual file sizes.
Fair price. Just $15 bucks per month for DVD quality videos, and a lot of them.
It looks like 1 new DVD is being added daily. While this is much less than when I last reviewed this site, it's still generous update schedule.
Non-Exclusive DVD Content.
As with most of the large collection DVD sites, the videos here are non-exclusive and can likely be found elsewhere online. They have their premium channels (see below), but they'll cost you extra, and still aren't even 100% exclusive.
Lack of HD Content.
Smallish # of HD video content. Really, there are just about 38 scenes here with HD specs and these were added in 2012. Considering Video Box (Men ) has always been ahead of the curve in terms of quality and design, I'm surprised not to see more of these.
Quality is Average.
For most of the scenes here I didn't find specs and quality to be all that great. It was a bit confusing for me since I've always associated VideoBox with such great quality compared to their competitors. While it wasn't bad, it was still simply average overall.
Inconsistent video quality. Some movies play at up to 9000k while most scenes are much less than half that.
There is some question as to true update schedule considering the content counts don't seem to increase as much as they should be these days.
There is no way to separate out the smallish number of HD scenes from the rest of the content, unless you search for HD.
Still a must join for gay DVD content but I hope to see more HD next time.
While I still think VideoBox and VideoBox Men is the epitome for DVD porno viewing and downloading online, I was somewhat surprised by the lack of improvements here. I guess I was expecting even more HD scenes with the same (or even improved) browsing and download/viewing options. Instead what I found was a site that updates less than is used to, hasn't improved on quality or design. While the design is still a large step above average, I guess I was hoping for more in terms of quality. VideoBox remains a must join on my list for all it does offer, but I hope to see improvements in the future based on my experience this time around.
About the Content:
Downloadable non-exclusive hardcore gay DVD's in popular & specialty niche categories.
Yes, should work.
Channel Max: 8
Test Software: IDM
Yes, some videos (38).
File Type: MP4 (h.264)
Quality: Pretty good overall.
Only user/pw required.
Saved after closing browser.
Videos don't require pw.
No exclusive models.
DVD studio content.
No notable extras.
Recommend scenes (based on your ratings of your previously viewed scenes).
Some user ratings/comments.
Custom scene downloads.
Soft music in some videos.
Condoms used in some videos.
Foreign languages spoken in some videos/subtitles.
No pictures available.
Large flash player.
Can jump ahead immediately.
Instant second buffer.
Average to above average quality.
Film strip navigation!
Updates in Last 7 Days:
32 new scenes from 7 DVDs.
(on par with previous updates)
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