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 Player Apps for Android and iPhone
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.
#2. It’s Playing Pro (iOS)
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.
#3. MX Player
MX 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.
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.
“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.
DicePlayer 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.
#7. Infuse 3
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.
Kodi (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.
#9. PlayerXtreme HD
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.
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.
#11. Oplayer (As a bonus)
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.