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March 5, 2019

Top 5 Media Player Apps for Android

Media involves everywhere. With media players, we can watch videos or listen to music anywhere. Here are top 5 media player apps for Android.

Top 5 Media Player Apps for Android

VLC for Android

VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. VLC for Android is a full audio player, with a complete database, an equalizer, and filters, playing all weird audio formats, including MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, Ogg, FLAC, TS, M2TS, Wv and AAC. All codecs are included with no separate downloads. It supports subtitles, Teletext and Closed Captions. VLC is intended for everyone, is totally free, has no ads, no in-app purchases, no spying and is developed by passionate volunteers. All the source code is available for free.

MX Player

MX Player is a smooth and smart player that is compatible with most of the devices and it supports western and eastern Asian languages like Arabic, you can enjoy playing videos online as well with MX Player seamlessly. It is a powerful video player with advanced hardware acceleration and subtitle support. There’s no need of any codes or subtitles to download or install. MX Player is the first Android video player which supports multi-core decoding that is very popular in Android.


BSPlayer is top hardware accelerated video player for Android smartphones and tablet PCs. It features multi-core hardware decoding, hardware accelerated playback and support for streaming from network (DLNA) devices. On top of that, there is subtitle support, the ability to play files from compressed formats, and you can even have a pop-up window if you want to. The free version is ad-supported but has all of the features. There are also additional plugins for even better support.

KM Player

KM Player is a lightweight audio and video player that supports a large range of different file formats, including mkv, avi, mp4, mov, webm. It perfect supports for all subtitles and music files such as mp3. This is a complete video player with section repeat, playback speed, mirror mode, google cloud, URL playback, network play. It handles both audio and video that can be enlarged in every device such as TV, Computer, Mobile and others. It is available in 36 languages and there are more 300,000,000 users in 230 countries of the world.


MoboPlayer has been around for a longer than most video player apps and has continued to be one of the best in all that time. It features nice playback experience and quality. It claims to support all video formats (you may need to choose "software decoding" mode in most cases) which is great news. It also supports subtitles, playlists, continuous playback, and you can stream video through HTTP and RTSP protocols if you want to. There are additional plugins you can add to increase functionality, but it’s an overall solid offering.

How do you think of these media play apps? Welcome to use them on our HONOR phones.