MX Player

MX Player

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
5.0
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.7.20
  • Total Downloads:
    149,952
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 04, 2013
  • Price:
    Free; Requires Android phone
  • File Size:
    4.66MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,408
  • Platform:
    Android
  • Product ranking:

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Editors' Review

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With its support for most video formats and excellent performance, MX Player stands out as a high-quality app in a category saturated by unoptimized or ad-infested players. It plays almost everything and does it smoothly, saving you the trouble of having to mess with video converters.

Pros

Powerful: MX Player's hardware acceleration and multicore decoding really work on devices with strong CPUs and enough RAM, providing a graceful, flowing playback experience even for three-hour-long HD films.

Responsive hand gestures: The sensitive fast-forward, rewind, swiping, and pinching to zoom in and pan finger gestures make this player great for re-watching favorites.

Streamlined design: From the minimal interface to the resume playback option to the handy subtitle customization and video playback preferences, this app puts at your fingertips all the features and options you need to customize your viewing experience.

Cons

Occasional quirks: With the high-performance H/W decoder on, the player sometimes skips longer HD videos, just refusing to play them -- they appear as grayed out in the playlist. Switching to the software S/W decoder fixes the problem.

Intrusive ads: While not plagued by ads like other free players, this one displays an annoying ad atop the screen when video playback is stopped. Though it disappears once you press play, it's still annoying.

Bottom Line

Sleek and potent, MX Player impresses with its built-in codecs and decoders, as well as with its handy screen gestures. It's certainly one of the best Android players out there. Overall, this app feels like the Android equivalent of the desktop VLC.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Best player!!"

September 01, 2013  |  By matchaicetea

 |  Version: MX Video Player 1.4c

Pros

Support a lot of file type.
Lightweight app.
Easy to use.

Cons

Found nothing.

Summary

Must try!!

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5 stars

"EXCELLENT VIDEO PLAYER FOR ANDROID"

August 29, 2013  |  By Mattdoes

 |  Version: MX Video Player 1.4c

Pros

Great tool for Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 running Gingerbread. Plays everything I've thrown at it. Although it offers hardware decoding, I prefer to use the software decoding because it includes volume increase. The volume boost for videos is also handy on my tab with the little speaker! love the zoom function on small screen. swipe to fast forward/reverse is good, too. one min per swipe about - good to just go back and catch the line you missed without jumping minutes away and searching for where you were.

Cons

in the free version, it is ad supported. the ads are TERRIBLE! they are things like "Your device is infected with 4 viruses" "Emergency! Terrible virus is destroying your device" Things like that. For people who might take that seriously, it seriously BITES. Ads are okay, but IMHO you shouldn't throw things like THAT at people.

Summary

Super video program! Highly recommended!

Updated on Aug 29, 2013

BTW recently used it, too, to play a network stream and it excelled at that, too!

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5 stars

"Excellent player, the best!"

May 20, 2013  |  By douglasds

 |  Version: MX Video Player 1.4c

Pros

Easy to use, accurate, light, excellent sound and image quality

Cons

Definitely, no cons

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5 stars

"Never seen better video player for my SGS I"

October 30, 2012  |  By mcappy

 |  Version: MX Video Player 1.4c

Pros

- Easy to use
- Subtitles support
- Quick working

Cons

- Can't find any atm

Summary

MX Video Player is in my personal opinion the best Android video player currently available. I'm using it always when I'm on the road and I want to watch a movie.

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5 stars

"Simply the best"

March 05, 2012  |  By petrakon2007

 |  Version: MX Video Player 1.4c

Pros

The easiest way to watch videos on your phone. You move your finger on the screen to increase or decrease the volume and to ff or rewind. Excellent

Cons

not free. But it's worth to buy it.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.7.20
Support Android 4.4 KitKat.
General
Publisher MX Technologies
Publisher web site http://sites.google.com/site/mxvpen
Release Date November 04, 2013
Date Added November 04, 2013
Version 1.7.20
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Media Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android 2.2, Android
Additional Requirements Compatible with Android 2.1 and above.
Download Information
File Size 4.66MB
File Name details
Popularity
Total Downloads 149,952
Downloads Last Week 1,408
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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