Android tablets and smartphones come with a default Android video player. Built-in media player of Android have the ability to play majority of formats but some other formats are also there which at times create problem. To run such media-files one requires other available Android video apps. Listed below are a few best Android video players available in Google Play store.

  •  Mobo player

Simple yet sleek Mobo player is one of the best media players on Android. This flexible and easy-to-use video player has a plugin engine and translation engine which makes it play all video formats smoothly without trans-coding them.

It supports ASS, SRT and SSA subtitle formats. Furthermore, it also has got full support for multi-audio streams and multi-subtitles and subtitles built in MKV, MOV, MPV etc. It also streams videos that use HTTP or RTSP protocols. The stylish media player can run on several devices quite smoothly. It also features some gesture controls which can help you during a video playback.

  •  mVideoPlayer

mVideoPlayer is a full-featured media player for Android phone. It fully supports subtitle like SAA, ASS, SRT, MPL, SMI, TXT etc. It provides on-screen info for battery and time and has a video library and built-in function for finding subtitles from & IMDB. Although it lacks software decoding feature, it can play video as well as audio files which your device supports. Moreover, it also features themes and several other highly customizable options which the users can customize according to their needs.

  •  arcMedia

Third highly recommended video player for your Android smartphone is arcMedia. Based on the FFmpeg project, this app brings additional codec-support to the platform.

arcMedia supports AVI, DIVX, FLV, MKV, MOV and many other. With its intelligent content plugin, the video player lets the users play streaming videos from popular video sharing websites such as Veoh, DailyMotion and YouTube.

  •  MX Player

Developers of the MX Player claim the device to be the finest way to enjoy videos and movies etc. It is the first Android media player to support multi-core decoding. MX player supports a good range of format including SSA/ASS, DVD, DVB, SRT, SUB, MPL, PSB, etc. there is also screen gesture support which lets the user perform different actions simply by swiping in different areas of screen. Other features include Processor optimization, Network stream playback, Keyboard shortcuts and more.

  •  Real Player Beta

Came with a full-fledge package of feature, Real Player Beta not only plays videos but also plays music and even can open pictures. With modern looks, easy-to-use layout and instinctive playback controls, this wonderful device scores better than other in terms of looks-and-feel.

It also takes in a built-in download manager which allows you download different media files.