While Apple is undoubtedly the leading name as far as mobile phone is concerned, it does come with its own set of restrictions. The built-in video player is good, but it cannot give you the flexibility to play all formats of videos. This is why we need the best video players which could solve our needs. Here is a list of 10 of the best video players for iPhone.
1. Player Xtreme HD
This player supports a lot of different video formats and also supports streaming over Wi-Fi and even UPNP and SMB. You can control the way your subtitles look and also protect your library with a password. It works on both iPhone and iPad.
Price: There are 2 versions namely
- Free version
- $2.99 for pro version
This is a paid app which allows you to play a plethora of different video formats ranging from AVI to DAT, VOB, FLV, MP4, RM, MKV and more. You can easily turn the subtitle on and off with the flick of your fingers. You can also open the files directly from your email or even the browser and play them. Price: Free
This player is mainly known for its ability to play nearly all files. It comes with subtitle support as well. It also comes with its own web browser which can be used for the sake of playing streams. Further, you can use the app specific orientation lock too.
Price: You have two versions to pick from.
- Free version: it is however full of too many annoying ads
- Paid version: $2.99
It is one of the smoothest players. It doesn’t support almost all video formats but you can play even your 1080p videos too. The app offers some of the best customization features which lets you use the app the way you feel best. It also offers 3G playback too.
This is one of the popular free players which seem to be packed with too many useful features. You can directly share the videos with other users from your library. The interface of this player stands out as it looks amazing and has a very professional look to it. The free version has ads and you can upgrade it to enjoy an ad free interface.
- Free version
- Paid version: $4.99
6. It’s Playing
It is a paid app and one of its most revolutionary features is that it is the only video player which allows you to tinker with different the aspects of a video right when you are playing it. You have the option of fiddling the speed of the video, brightness and even the color saturation and more. It can also fetch the subtitles for you automatically as well.
7. G Player
If you need a simple player which could support nearly all file formats without the need to configure or download other codec, this is the player to choose. It supports easy Wi-Fi transfer which means that user can drag and drop the files from their desktop and access it on their iPhone.
It also comes with a password protection mechanism which means that you can lock your files and prevent others from viewing it.
8. Cine XPlayer
If you want a really powerful player which has all top features in it, this seems to be one of the best choices you could opt for. This app comes with an integrated support for Dolby sound codec and you can also use it for the sake of watching videos in 3D as well. Not only this, this app comes with a web browser of its own.
One drawback of this app is that it doesn’t support every possible file format but apart from this limitation, it seems to be one of the best players you could hope to get. The interface is very lively and well designed. It also comes with a provision to integrate Dropbox as well.
9. VLC Media player
When we are talking of the top players which you can possibly use, VLC media player definitely deserves being in the list. It was once removed from the app store but has been back and also came with a long list of additional features as well. It gives out a compatibility warning for files which are not supported on your device. The interface is clean and neat.
10. Flex Player
This is a universal player which supports a plethora of different formats. You can transfer your videos from your computer to your mobile with the help of iTunes file sharing. It is easy to operate and you will be able to playback a lot of different formats easily. It doesn’t require any video conversion.