Top 25 Video Player Apps for iPhone and iPad

With the advancement in Smartphone technology, wide ranges of applications that have powerful features are in the market. These apps help in meeting our daily needs of entertainment, working and living trivia. The best video player apps will play your favorite audio and video files most conveniently on your iOS devices.


flex:player

This app was developed by Persona Software, LLC. Watch videos on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Video conversion is not required.

It is a universal app recommended for all the iDevices and supports multiple video formats. Videos can be transferred from your computer with the help of iTunes File Sharing.

It can be used with media to connect for DLNA and UPnP streaming. With media, connection is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch supporting multiple formats such as AVI, MKV, VOB, MOV, MP4, WMV, Xvid, DivX and more.

flex player

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GoodPlayer

This application was developed by Hustmobile. You need not convert media files before playing this game, GoodPlayer can play Xvid, DAT, AVI, Divx, FLV, VOB and WMV.

Files such as MP4, RMVB, MKV, HTTP, RTSP, MMSH, RTP, UDP, UPnP, MMST, SMB, FTP, HTTPS etc and stream directly on iDevices. Simply transfer media files to iOS devices using Wi-Fi or iTunes File Sharing so that it can be played once.

GoodPlayer

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Movie Player

Movie Player, it was developed by Dominic Rodemer. Now, you can watch all your favorite films on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch using Movie Player.

This app supports all the famous file formats. Video conversion is not required beforehand. It supports multiple formats such as mpeg, mpg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpeg4, divx, flv, avi, wmv, mov, mp4, mpv, m4v, asf, 3gp, m2v, mkv, gxf and more.

Movie Player

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CineXPlayer

This app was developed by NXP Software B.V. It is the hands-down best way to view, store and manage digital film library perfectly.

This app allows you to save and watch full videos and films without the need of internet connection, the best feature for people who are looking for some relaxing entertainment in transit.

Also, the app supports HD playback and comes with best functional file management interface with simple rename, delete and folders and playlist tools.

CineXPlayer

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AcePlayer

AcePlayer, this app was created by Ranysoft. This app can play movies in different file formats and stream directly on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.Media files can be transferred to your iDevices through Wi-Fi or iTunes File Sharing.

It is not a local movie player but it is a movie player, streaming media player and downloader using FTP/Samba client and built-in downloader. Media files can be streamed or downloaded from most of all UPnP or DLNA media servers to iDevices.

AcePlayer

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GPlayer

This application was created by Ginkgo Tech. any video file can be played on your iPhone or iPad of any format. This app supports multiple file format extensions such as XVID/DIVX AVI, RMVB, WMV, MKV, ASF, H264, TS and more, almost all the movie file formats like WMA, OGG, MP3, WAV, FLAC, and audio files like ASS, SMI, SRT, SUB, TXT. Most of subtitle file formats which also includes built-in subtitle.

GPlayer

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AVPlayer

AVPlayer, it was created by Eplayworks. This app can play almost all the video file formats such as Xvid, AVI, WMV and more clearly without any effort.

Simply copy files through USB and drag and drop into AVPlayer’s Media Explorer. It even supports external subtitle files like SRT and SMI.

So, if you want to enjoy watching top quality videos on iPad then AVPlayer is the right choice for you.

AVPlayer

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It’s Playing Pro

This app was developed by Addition, Lda. Direct playback of videos in different formats and you can get more information from our website.

High performance decoding of MOV/MKV/FLV/MP4 locally using H264, it is compatible with Apple hardware up to 1080p.

It’s Playing Pro

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SpeedUp TV

SpeedUp TV, it is a fully-featured video player and file viewer with impressive value-added extras. You can play the videos on normal speed up to 2X or slow them to half-speed and get the best from your moving entertainment.

This application features audio pitch control and even supports folders protected by passwords. SpeedUp TV, it permits you to transfer files with USB cable. You can play the videos slower or faster.

SpeedUp TV

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Buzz Player

Buzz Player, it is a multimedia player which supports multiple audio and video codecs, streaming protocols and different file formats.

This app can support 75 types of media and some of them include DIVX, MOV, MP4, 3GP, WMV, MPG, MPEG, ALAC, AAC, M4V, DV3 and more.

The app comes with top quality sound and video quality. Subtitles can be supported by BUZZ player and the app output in HD for quick time media files.

Buzz Player

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OPlayer

OPlayer, this app is compatible with multiple formats such as XVID, AVI, WMV, MKV and MP4. This video player even supports audio files such as MP3, RM, AAC and WMA.

It supports FTP and Samba clients. You can stream videos through Wi-Fi or 3G networks. Make the playlist and adjust setting for non-stop entertainment.

OPlayer

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nPlayer

Not cheap, but it is a functional player supporting different formats to 1080p, multi-touch gestures, audio to AC3 and detailed subtitle setting.

Movie buffs with original soundtracks will love detailed function subtitle settings and supports multiple formats such as SSA, SMI, SRT, LRC, SUB, SAMI and SubStation Alpha.

For text, you can select font, color, location and size. The size and position of subtitles can be changed familiar to multi-touch gestures. It comes with extensive list of supported video formats such as MOV, MP4, AVI, OGV, MKV, WMV and ASF.

nPlayer

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VLC

VLC, it is the most famous free video player, still known as desktop version by the same name. As many video players, VLC continues play back from point at which it was closed.VLC supports different formats such as DIVX, AVI, VOB, AC3, WMV, MKV, 3GP and more.

It plays streaming video and can be downloaded from web server on Wi-Fi from Dropbox, Mega and Yandex.Disk. You need not pay extra for Dropbox and the use of Yandex.Disk and Mega to store video is essential.

VLC

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EC Player

EC Player, it was created by INT3. Are you tired of video players with low performance? Are you tired of video players with video and audio sync issues? AC3 support can be removed because of licensing issue.

Some mky files with AC3 audio can’t be played after upgrading. Please make sure AC3 feature is not required before upgrading.

The app has great potential but it is missing some vital features and has some frustrating bugs that makes hard to use. For instance, recording tags ability is missing. Sadly, there are no added extra features in years and developers are not responding to support email.

EC Player

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8player

It was created by 8soft. This is a multi functional app for video, music and image playback proficient to work as UPnP or DLNA player and controller.

The application provides for a wide range of possibilities which includes: Media streaming from the entire compatible UPnP or DLNA server, controlling of UPnP or DLNA compatible renderers using remote. It is very easy to create and manage custom music playlists inside 8player.

Remote access to server through 3G / 4G or can access any other external networks. This app has interface localization for different languages such as French, English and Russian languages.

8player

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Air Playit HD

This app was created by Han Zhicai. It is a video streaming app designed to stream audios and videos to all your iDevices.

The application is capable of playing 320 different video & audio formats on multiple devices through 3G/4G and Wi-Fi network. It is considered as personal audio and video cloud server and player, and permits you to watch to quality videos on the go.

This app helps in converting videos on fly and stream videos to your device. Play AVI, MKV, WMV videos on iPhone or iPad instantly without any tedious converting in advance.

Air Playit HD

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Azul Media Player

The best thing that Azul Media Player is unique from other media players is it comes with built-in media player that allows you to download favorite tunes and videos from anywhere and at anytime.

This app helps in streaming videos even without downloading them. It is the best media player having ability to support different formats which includes mpeg, mp4, wav, mpeg1, mpeg2, mp3 and more. It has an ability to connect iOS device to TV.

Azul Media Player

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RockPlayer2

RockPlayer2, it was an excellent video player application developed by Shanghai ChangeTech Co. Ltd. It can play almost all the video formats that you think of.

This is the main reason RockPlayer2 has millions of downloads from all over the world. It supports different formats which include flv, mvb, mp4, mp3, mkv, wmv, flac, avi, aac and more, Gesture Control, selecting audio track, sharing files between multiple devices and different OS through Wi-Fi, TV support.

This app supports all the formats which even include Lossless Audio. It supports importing and exporting of files. Transferring of files can be done even through cross OS. Also, the app is perfectly optimized for all the iPhone 5 users.

RockPlayer2

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Media Player – PlayerXtreme HD

This incredible app was created by PentaLoop. Now, it is possible to watch your all time favorite videos on the go. The videos which are in different formats or which do not sync with Apple devices can be easily played with PlayerXtreme HD.

You need not convert videos into the device compatible formats. Simply, download the app and start watching videos and transfer videos from one device to other.

This app can run files in different video formats and currently it has all these formats like wmv, 3gp, wm, asf, webm, avi, vob, divx, ts, dv, rmvb, dat, m2p, mt2s, mpeg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpeg4, mp4, mpg, mxf, mts and more.

Media Player – PlayerXtreme HD

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ProPlayer

ProPlayer, it is an enhanced video player specifically created for Apple devices like iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. This video player adds tons of exciting features into your iDevice.

It is a powerful app that supports almost all the file formats. Also, it supports both external and internal subtitles. Even multitasking is possible with the help of this video player.

Now, you can play audio of video in background while doing work in work area of the device. This app comes with exciting features like folders and password protection.

ProPlayer

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Video Stream

This app was created by Collect3. You can enjoy all the unsupported video formats, TV shows, movies on your iPhone and iPad in HD Retina quality. No tricky settings, no waiting, even the least technical user can watch their shows within few seconds.

This app allows you to watch MPEG, XVID, WMV, AVI formats and more without converting and importing files. The process of playing any video can be simplified and demystified using Video Stream application. It is very easy to set-up and simple to use.

Video Stream, it lets you play video files instantly. The user interface is superior and the app comes with exciting Retina Graphics. It supports multiple video formats such as MOV, MP4, WMV, AVI, FLV, 3GP and more.

Video Stream

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HD Player

HD Player, this app was developed by Khoa Tran Anh. It is a simple and powerful video player which helps in transferring local files on PC to your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch using Wi-Fi or USB.

It supports multiple videos except FLV and MKV videos which require codec pack to pay. This player even supports Retina display and iOS devices of version 5.0 and later.

HD Player

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StreamToMe

This media player app for Macs and iOS devices playing music, video and photo files in different formats streamed on network from another PC or MAC.

The app does not require syncing or prior conversion, just tap file and play on your device. The video streaming app for iPhone or iPad is perfect and supports streaming DRM-protected video to iOS device.

If you prefer not to spend money in streaming videos or want to stream video files then try this application.

StreamToMe

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Air Video

This application was created by InMethod s.r.o. It is capable of streaming video library to iPhone and iPad through local network and 3G which includes video folders on hard drive and iTunes for different needs of user. Also, it performs conversion on-the-fly for you to watch videos in real time.

This video streaming software for iPhone and iPad does not support streaming music or audio from PC to iOS device, and claims on Apple Store that this video streaming will not play DRM protected videos.

Air Video

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VM Player HD Lite

This app was developed by Velestar Private Enterprise. It is a well-designed video player for iPad. This application is stylish and fully featured, and sadly it is not compatible with EAC3, AC3 and Dolby codecs. It supports FLV, MKV and a big list of other codecs and HD formats.

VM Player HD Lite

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