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MX Player for Android

MX Player for Android 1.8.10

MX Player is one of the most complete movie players for Android phones and tablets.

Android
Freeware
10.0 MB
7,020
4.14.1 14 votes

MX Player offer features like hardware acceleration, which can be applied to more videos with the help of a new H/W decoder. You also have multi-core decoding which test results prove performance boost up to 70% better in dual-core than single-core devices.

Pinch to zoom, zoom and pan. Subtitle gestures: scroll forward/backward to move to next/previous text, up/down to move text up and down, zoom in/out to change text size. Kids Lock, allows you to keep your kids entertained without having to worry that they can make calls or touch other apps (plugin required).

What's New:

  • 1.8.9 - 1.8.10
    Added AV-sync menu on [Playback screen → Menu → Audio]. This can be used for disabling AV-sync if audio keep stuttering.

  • 1.8.8
    Bug fixes.

  • 1.8.7
    Added alternative HW+ decoder for Android 5.0 and above which will be used automatically on Android 7, HTC devices and CyanogenMod. For other devices, it can be activated manually on [Settings → Decoder → Alternative HW+ decoder].
    Supports Android 7.0 multi-window.

Playback

  • Plays almost every movie files including .3gp .avi .divx .f4v .flv .mkv .mp4 .mpeg .mov .vob .wmv .webm .xvid and many more.
  • Hardware decoding (with h/w+ decoder)
  • Better hi10p support.
  • Processor optimization
    • High speed rendering for ARM NEON compliant processors.
    • Provides processor specific Codecs including Tegra 2 processor.
  • Audio track can be changed dynamically.
  • Quickly change decoding mode - Click S/W or H/W button on the screen while playing to change decoding mode seamlessly.
  • Network stream playback.
  • Move forward/backward (Optional)
  • Aspect ratio selection.
  • Deinterlacing (S/W decoder only)
  • Previews while seeking.
  • Keyboard shortcuts
    • Space: Resume / Pause
    • DPAD Left / Right: Seek backward / forward
    • Menu shortcuts
  • Toggle between elapsed time and remaining time - touch elapsed time text on the video control panel.
  • Background play - Long press play button.

Networking

  • Selectively disable HTTP/HTTPS video link handling - To prevent unwanted video play when a video link is clicked on a web browser.

List

  • Easy User Interface
    • Folder List - Lists only folders that contain movie files, instead of all folders.
    • Tags - Draws subtitle tag if a movie contains subtitle track or has associated subtitle file. and 'new' tag for recently copied file.
    • Display the last watched movie and finished movies in different color.
    • Maintains resume position for every movies.
  • Display cover arts.
  • File Management
    • High speed SD Card scan - it can scan entire SD card in a few second.
    • File and folder editing.
    • Movie search
  • Multiple themes

Subtitle

  • Supported Subtitle Formats
    • DVD, DVB, SSA/ASS Subtitle Tracks. (However, subtitle scrolling will be limited.)
    • SubStation Alpha(.ssa/.ass) with full styling.
    • SAMI(.smi) with ruby tag support.
    • SubRip(.srt)
    • MicroDVD(.sub/.txt)
    • VobSub(.sub/.idx)
    • SubViewer2.0(.sub)
    • MPL2(.mpl/.txt)
    • PowerDivX(.psb/.txt)
    • TMPlayer(.txt)
    • Teletext
    • PJS(.pjs)
    • WebVTT(.vtt)
  • Multi-subtitle support
    • Can read and display multiple subtitle files simultaneously.
  • Subtitle Gesture
    • Scroll forward/backward - Move between subtitle texts and change video playback position quickly.
    • Up/down - Move subtitle texts up and down to move text up and down.
    • Zoom in/out - Change text size & scale. (Scale is only for ssa and image subtitles)
    • mx videoplayer subtitle scrolling
  • Clear Text
    • Increased subtitle readability with ticker border and shadow.
    • Typical video player
    • subtitle compare other
    • MX Player
    • Supports text styling and coloring script.
    • Supports user fonts of TTF and OTF format.
    • Sync adjustment.
    • Fade out effect - Makes texts to disappear smoothly.
    • Optional Italic styling for lines starting with "/" (slash).
    • (Android 4.0 and later) H/W Acceleration - Improve drawing speed of text subtitles (except SSA)

Screen

  • Gestures
    • Pinch to zoom and/or pan(optional).
    • Drag Horizontally - Change playback position.
    • Drag Vertically on right half of the screen - Sound volume control.
    • Drag Vertically on left half of the screen - Brightness control. (On some devices, system's auto brightness control should be turned off to use this function.)
    • Double tap - Play/Pause toggle. (optional)
  • Screen Settings
    • Adjust screen and subtitle display settings without leaving the video playback screen.
    • Optionally display current time and battery status.
  • Video zoom - Long press zoom button.
  • Lock target selection - Long press lock button.
  • Shuffle / Loops - Long press next button.
  • Kids Lock
    • Makes unlocking difficult to prevent kids from making calls or starting other apps.
    • Colorful and animating shapes appears responding to screen touch. (optional)
    • Touch 4 corners clockwise to unlock screen.
    • Can be selected in Settings > Player > Touch controls > Lock mode > Kids lock (+touch effects)
  • Supports Samsung Multiwindow.

Audio

  • Volume boost (200%)

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