5 Best Media Players for Android: Watching movies, shows or other videos has become a hobby for the people. Some people watch it while traveling between their home and workplace while some watch it spend their leisure time. The majority of people watch movies/videos on smartphones or PCs/laptops. A media player is required to run these videos on any platform. There are default media players stored in every device which allow you to run videos on it.
However, some people wish to experience even more and better features than which are provided by the default media player. Hence, here we are about to compare the top 5 media players who have proved to be very useful across various platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, etc. So let’s start listing these media players and know about each media player in detail.
Note: We have not mentioned apps like Showbox or SnapTube here for common reasons. Start checking the awesome apps from below.
Here Are The Top 5 Media Player Apps
#1. MX Player: Android users largely use this media player. However, it is also available for other platforms such as iOS, Windows, etc. MX Player is loaded with tonnes of features that make it a must-have media player. Some of the fascinating features of MX players include compatibility with numerous formats of videos and subtitles, the ability to download and use subtitles, the kid’s lock which prevents children from making unnecessary changes, etc.
There are a free version and a premium version of MX Player available for the users. The premium version has some more features such as no more ads, which come at the cost of Rs. 370 at the moment. You can download MX player apk from the official website.
#2. VLC Media Player: The user interface of this media player is very fundamental which is appreciated by some people, while some consider it as a con. VLC Media Player supports a number of video and audio formats which makes it very flexible and easy to use. It is available for Windows, smartphones, and Mac. One can run BluRay and HD videos on VLC Media Player very smoothly.
A noteworthy feature of the VLC Media Player is that you can view the files which you are downloading. This means that if you are downloading a particular video file, you can watch the initial part which is already downloaded. This is due to its capability to play incomplete video files. Also, VLC Player is entirely free to use with no in-app purchases.
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#3 DivX: This media player is one of its kind! Here, you can run the most elite video formats such as MKV, HEVC and also 4K videos. You can also watch videos in various languages using the 8 different audio tracks and subtitles available for its users. Two different subtitles can also be played in parallel.
The premium version of this media player which comes with the name ‘DivX Pro’ has a bunch of amazing features that differentiate it from its free version. The premium version has Dolby Audio Edition which enhances the audio quality considerably. Also, you can watch the videos without any disturbance from the ads. You can also connect and sync your videos with Google Drive and Dropbox.
#4 KM Player: This is a universal media player which means that you can play a number of video formats on it such as Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1, MPEG, MPEG4, DVD, AVI, etc. Just like VLC Media Player, you can run in complete or partially damaged video files using KM Player.
Along with these, KM Player can also support 3D and 4K videos. A number of add-ons are available for this media player. However, if you do not choose the add-ons wisely, you will end up with a bunch of add-ons that are of no use to you.
#5 Plex: This is another powerful media player that provides its users with a variety of new features. It has an intuitive user interface that can be used to run videos of various formats. You can use it on smartphones, PCs, smart TVs, etc.
The premium version of Plex which is known as ‘Plex Pass’ comes with features such as integration with cloud storage, parental support, etc.
These were the top 5 media players which you will ever find! Try them out and know which one suits you the best. If you have any queries or doubts regarding media player then, please feel free to ask about it in the comments section below. – IMPHead