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10 Best Android Video / Movie Player Apps for Free | 2013

Updated on June 28, 2013
There are many neat and functional Android video players
There are many neat and functional Android video players

Best Video Player for Android

There are millions of apps in Google Play store ( Android Market Place ). The number is increasing day by day. It is a daunting task to find out the 10 best Android movie player apps among the thousands. Here is a list, being prepared for you, for your convenient. The list is an updated one. All these apps mentioned here are free-though some have their pro paid versions but their free light versions are quiet good.

Though the stock Android video player is not that, still we always need some apps for extra functions and conveniences. There are cool android video player apps which will enhance your movie watching experiences manifolds on your Android phone or tablet.

mVideoPlayer

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This Android video player has its huge fan base too. This player has built-in subtitle search option from OpenSubtitles.org , EngSub.net etc. If you know these sites then you can be certain that subtitle of almost any movie will be available. It has a very beautiful UI. There are a lot of options and settings on it. So, if you are a geek you will simply love it.

MX Player
MX Player

MX Player:

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This video player for Android is very popular. This Android Movie player app is technologically advanced. It supports double core processing of the latest Android devices resulting great rendering and no lagging while playing HD movies.

The most three strongest features of this app is - i) It supports wide range of movie formats, ii) it supports a variety of hardware, that is why most of the Android phones are fully supported by it, and iii) it is totally free with no suppressed feature.

The player uses a technique called "multi-core video decoding". While rendering videos the player can use all the cores of a double or quadruple core processor simultaneously. That is why it can render videos pretty fast with highest quality possible.

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Mobo Video Player Pro

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Mobo Video Player Pro has support for a wide range video codec. Use it if you have become bored of your mobile handset’s stock video player.

This player is a bit choppy while playing HD movies. But this problem is not much noticeable on the phones or tablets with more than 1GB of RAM.

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YouTube:

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YouTube is for, well, for YouTube. This is the official YouTube player from Google. With this player you can enjoy in-page playback. It has a personalization option to load your own video feed.

But all YouTube videos are not available for this mobile app.

Easy Video Player
Easy Video Player

Easy Video Player:

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Easy Video Player claims to detect and play all the popular video formats. It is HD enabled. The most noteworthy feature of Easy Video Player is that it supports Wi-Fi file transferring.It supports hiding Video files facility.

If you play a video on it it can resume it later from the point you have stopped watching.

VPlayer:

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VPlayer is a very good android video player app. It has a wide range of supported formats. It uses HW accelerated decoding and rendering of movies and videos. As it uses hardware acceleration, it can play high bit-rate HD movies quiet smoothly.

You can play streamed videos here. YouTube is supported. By copying the video links you can enjoy streaming movies from other sites like Vimeo or Metacafe. You can also watch videos from Facebook or Dropbox in it. I

t has DLNA support too. So, you can play videos via Wi-Fi broadcast from another DLNA supported device.

RockPlayer
RockPlayer

RockPlayer:

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RockPlayer supports almost all the formats. This media player has a lot of functions It can trans-code videos to save valuable space. That means it has the capability of converting videos.

Not only the videos from SD card but also online streaming video is also supported by this player. It supports most of the Android devices available today. There is not much bug or crash report too.

RealPlayer
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RealPlayer

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RealPlayer is the android version of the famous RealPlayer for PC and Mac. RealPlayer can play Music and videos and is also can open photos. It has an intuitive user interface. It has a great playlist editor. It can play folders. The scrolling is fast in this app.

There is a home screen widget which shows the currently playing track and stop, play etc controls. There is a simple lock screen too.

The price of the premium version is $4.99. It has the support of streaming .RAM and .RM files.

-The photo browser is not very impressive. It has no pinch to zoom support. Perhaps, the coders has forgotten to implement the code. It just only have zoom plus and minus buttons. There is an annoyingly slow animation when you sweep on the screen.

Zimly

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Zimly is cool video and media player. Zimly’s main problem is that it do not have any sound equalizer and sound produced through is quiet flat. How can anybody watch a good movie clip with mediocre sound reproduction?

Zimly: Free Android Video Player App
Zimly: Free Android Video Player App
arcMedia Player
arcMedia Player

arcMedia

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This media player has a wide format support like avi, divx, flv, mkv, mov, mp4, m2v, m4v, rmvb, etc.

These are the top ten Android Video Player Apps available for free. Try these on your Android mobile and check all or any one of these by yourself.

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      iguidenetwork 4 years ago from Austin, TX

      So far I only have Youtube (of course), but I will try all other video player apps. Thanks for sharing! :)

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      deepak 4 years ago

      my mx player movie not running in funbook please provied me setting

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      vinaymt1 5 years ago

      hey fellas i've got htc desire mobile with ice cream sandwich in it...i've tried almost every player to play my flv video but couldn't play even a single video it either shows error msg that its unfortunately stopped or it just quit!!if any1 knows about the problem with it or a good player plz plz plz advise me...

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      Maniq have you tried Facebook fan pages? Try it and you can get more visitors.

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      Saad 5 years ago from Toronto

      its 2 years plus .. have around 600+ articles.. a lot more covered on android and infographics.. 200+ unique visitors a day.. its low , very low.. shd be better.

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      Saad 5 years ago from Toronto

      its two years old, I have good enough content.. around 200+ unique visitors every day.. very low though. because I have around 600+ articles.

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      Yes, the article is good. How much older your website is? How much visitors do you get ?

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      Saad 5 years ago from Toronto

      pinappu thanks, hopefully you liked the article...

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      Henrik I have checked the player. Alas! it is not free. Did you develop it?

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      Hey maniq thanks for your comment.I have clicked your link. You have gotten a visitor.