I love watching my favorite movies and videos on my smartphone. Gone were the days when smartphones and tablets used to have a poor display. Today, they flaunt marvelous display specifically designed to let you watch media with élan.

In order to watch Videos without any hindrance, I prefer to use video player apps. Apart from supporting almost any file formats, media players let you thoroughly enjoy movies with several handy features. How about picking a nice one? I bet, you would like testing it out at the very first glance!

Best Video Players for Android and iPhone

Best Video Player Apps for Android and iPhone

#1. VLC

VLC for Android and iPhoneVLC by VideoLAN is a fantastic video player app and easily one of the best among the lot. You can play all your favorite movies, shows and music in most formats.

The media player app allows file synchronization with several cloud-based services like Dropbox, GDrive, OneDrive. VLC provides support for advanced subtitles such as full SSA compatibility, multi-track audio, and playback speed control.

Download VLC for Android | Download VLC for iPhone

#2. It’s Playing Pro (iOS)

It's Playing Pro app for iPhone“It’s Playing Pro” is known to have an awesome network support. It has the support of tons of formats and subtitles.

This media player app offers granular control in order to playback videos in formats not supported by hardware decoding. Besides, it allows you to view videos frame-by-frame. There is a pinch to zoom support to get up close in a video as well. You have the option to change not just saturation but also a contrast to fine tune the video as desired.

Download It’s Playing Pro for iPhone

#3. MX Player

MX Player Android AppMX Player for Android is absolute fun and ideally readied to let you relish watching videos. What I like most about this nice media player app is that it supports a number of formats and plays videos as perfectly as you would like.

Moreover, this app supports pinching (to zoom) and panning (to scrub) the video and even lets you zoom in and move subtitles. It has been optimized for Android TV as well.

Download MX Player for Android

#4. CanOpener

CanOpener for Headphones app for iPhoneCanOpener for iOS is an amazing music player and can be a real deal for audiophiles. This app supports high-resolution FLAC playback natively.

The video player app comes with the built-in audio profiles for several popular headphone brands such as Beyerdynamic, Grado, Sennheiser. The best thing about it is that the audio output has been made to match your headphone. CanOpener provides flexible tone shaping along with superb touchable equalizer options.

Download CanOpener for iPhone

#5. BSPlayer

BSPlayer FREE Android App“BSPlayer” for Android has been a top-notch video player app for long. With the multi-core hardware decoding, hardware accelerated playback as well as support for streaming from network (DLNA) devices, it excels in letting you make the most of the videos, moves with aplomb.

BSPlayer offers subtitle support and the ability to play files from compressed formats. It features various playback modes. What is more, you have the option to get the best use of background playback in a popup window.

Download BSPlayer for Android

#6. DicePlayer

DicePlayer app for AndroidDicePlayer for Android is one of my favorite media players thanks largely to its advanced features like pop-out play. With the support of a great many audio and subtitle tracks, it is highly impressive.

DicePlayer’s user-interface is pretty cool and you would easily get on with it without any hassle. The hardware accelerated playback is excellent. The only problem with this app is that it’s available only in certain countries.

Download DicePlayer for Android

#7. Infuse 3

Infuse 4 an elegant video player for iPhone“Infuse 3” for iOS boasts of the most attractive user-interface. And in terms of functionality, it’s second to none.

The media player supports almost any kind of file including MKV, AVI, WMV, MTS. Infuse 3 lets you bring your own subtitles, or download them for free in virtually any language. You can connect with trakt in order sync watched history, submit ratings or even post comments.

Download Infuse 3 for iPhone

#8. Kodi

Kodi Android AppKodi (previously known as XBMC) has been primed to let you view your video and audio files in various formats. The interface has been primarily developed for larger screens like tablets and Android TV devices.

The graphical user interface (GUI) lets you comfortably browse and view videos, photos, podcasts, and music from a hard-drive or optical disc. Furthermore, Kodi lets you install third-party plugins that may offer access to content available free of cost.

Download Kodi for Android

#9. PlayerXtreme HD

PlayerXtreme Media Player iPhone app“PlayerXtreme HD” is a real joy for your iOS device. With the ability to let you watch videos in almost any format like 3gp, asf, avi, the media player has the defining quality.

You can organize your movie collection with ease. PlayerXtreme HD supports HD playback (in 1080p) for all formats. In addition, it supports SRT, SSA/ASS, SMI and many other subtitles in almost all languages.

Download PlayerXtreme HD for iPhone

#10. LocalCast

LocalCast for Chromecast_DLNA - Android AppLocalCast is quite similar to AllCast in terms of functionality. You can stream media from your Android smartphone to a Chromecast, Xbox 360/One, Roku, Fire Stick, or Apple TV.

The video player app also lets you stream from cloud storage such as, Google Drive, Dropbox. LocalCast perfectly works on most DLNA compliant devices. With over 3,000,000 users, it has got huge popularity.

Download LocalCast for Android

#11. Oplayer (As a bonus)

video player OPlayer iPhone appOplayer can play nearly all video and audio formats. The media player also supports multiple audio tracks.

It supports 1080P HD video on iPhone 5 and newer devices. You can change the audio track as per your liking. Oplayer has been optimized for all iPhones and iPads running iOS 6.0 and later.

Download Oplayer for iPhone

Which one of these media players has bowled you over? It would be great to have your feedback in the comments below or on Facebook,Twitter, and Google Plus.