What are the best Android video players to replace the default video playing app?

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    #1MX Player Pro

    MX Player Pro
    MX Player is a video player for Android devices and MX Player Pro is the ad free version, which costs $5.99.  This video player has advanced hardware acceleration and subtitle support.
    Apps

    Android

    $6.85

    Cynthia Grant
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "The cost was worth it because ads are annoying and I want them out of my phone."
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    #2AC3 Video Player

    AC3 Video Player

    AC3 Video Player supports video, audio and subtitles formats. This is for watching films and listening to songs. Other than a video and music player app, it is also a file explorer.

    Apps

    Other Platform

    Free

    Wayne Walters
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "It's a handy app that I use for playing videos."
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    #3PlayerPro Music Player

    PlayerPro Music Player

    PlayerPro Music Player is a music and video player for Android devices. It offers useful audio configuration options and users can pick several free plugins.

    Apps

    Android

    $3.99

    Emma Wu
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "I'm sick of my old video player so I switched with PlayerPro Music Player. Thank goodness it's free."
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    #4Archos Video Player

    Archos Video Player

    Archos Video Player is an app for playing every video formats at any devices. Users will be able to play the app on your TV, as well as find videos in its intuitive browser.

    Apps

    Android

    $4.99

    Harini Trivedi
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Why does it have to be expensive? I just need a free video player."
  2. 8

    #5Video Player for Android

    Video Player for Android
    Video Player for Android is a free multimedia player for Android devices that supports almost all types of video and audio formats, including HD videos. It also supports subtitles.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Sai Jaiteley
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "At least it enables subtitles, I can watch English movies on my language."
  3. 7

    #6MoboPlayer

    MoboPlayer

    MoboPlayer is an application for Android. It allows video viewing without conversion anytime and anywhere. Most video formats are compatible with this application.



    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Wendy Yin
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "A good alternate for MX Player, can't be that too complaing for a free app."
  4. 6

    #7HD Video Player

    HD Video Player

    HD Video Player is a media player for Android devices. This app can play a lot of formats and manage media files. It also has a powerful audio equalizer. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Angela Huang
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "There are more video player better than tis one, but for now I'll settle down with this."
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    #8Equalizer Music Player

    Equalizer Music Player
    Equalizer Music Player is a free app for Android. It is an intuitive music and video player with a sound improvement features such as Equalizer, Bass Booster, Virtualizer and Visualizer.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Shreya Chauhan
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "How do I reomve the pesky apps?"
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    #9MX Player

    MX Player
    MX Player is a free video player for Android devices that offers hardware acceleration and subtitle support. Some features are Multicore decoding, Pinch to zoom and Kids lock, and more.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Larry Harrison
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Maybe upgrading my older MX Player to the pro version, apps are too annoyiong."
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    #10VOB Video Player

    VOB Video Player

    VOB Video Player is a useful media player for Android devices. This app is for playing any format on mobile phones and devices. It supports mkv, flv, avi, wmv and much more. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    George Castro
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Better than the default video player of my device."
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    #11QQPlayer

    QQPlayer

    QQPlayer is a video player for Android devices. It supports several formats like MOV, AVI, MP4, 3GP, FLV, MKV and much more. Also, QQPlayer reads SRT subtitles. 

    Apps

    Other Platform

    Free

    Jessica Harper
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "It's not an impressive video player, it feels lacking."
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    #12VLC Media Player

    VLC Media Player

    VLC Media Player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays a wide range of media formats such as mkv, mp4, and flv among others. It supports the playback of discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. 

    Software

    Android, Windows, Mac, iOS

    Free

    Anthony Grant
    Written on September 26, 2018
    "A reliable software and app for all platforms."
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    #13AGL Video Player

    AGL Video Player

    AGL Video Player is an app developed by Agile that supports all video formats like MP4, MOV, 3GP and more. It also features various swipe gestures, advanced acceleration and a private folder for security purposes. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Laura Lee
    Written on September 28, 2018
    "AGL video player is really useful. it offers almost playback format as the default video playing app. Aside from its ability to play virtually any file type, one of AGL player's best features on mobile is the fact that you can keep your personal video protected by private folder. Besides, AGL Video finds you the most shared & trending viral videos to save you from wasting time!"
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    #14XXX Video Player

    XXX Video Player

    XXX Video Player is a software app media player for Android which supports various audio and video formats such as MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, and so on. Also supporting Chromecast, this player can play videos in the background.

    Apps

    Android (APK)

    Free

    Jack Vasquez
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "My default android player is kinda laggy that i could not enjoy the movies I watch tehre >:( So i tried XXX out. Compared to my default, the videos i played are smooth. Not pixelated and audio is pretty decent."

Summary

Best What are the best Android video players to replace the default video playing app
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1MX Player ProApps 14 Paid
2AC3 Video PlayerApps 13 Free
3PlayerPro Music PlayerApps 11 Paid
4Archos Video PlayerApps 10 Paid
5Video Player for AndroidApps 8 Free
6MoboPlayerApps 7 Free
7HD Video PlayerApps 6 Free
8Equalizer Music PlayerApps 4 Free
9MX PlayerApps 3 Free
10VOB Video PlayerApps 2 Free
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