Best MX Player Alternatives for iPhone

MX Player, a very popular name among the Android users. When the default video player sucks, MX Player first comes in mind. It is a great multimedia player with vast support of codecs and video formats. Unfortunately, the MX Player is not available for iOS users. The default iOS player is good at playback, but when it comes to features and functionality, it lacks almost all necessary features.

If you are looking for a similar app like MX Player on your iPhone or iPad, here we have chosen best MX Player alternatives for iPhone. These alternatives good at supporting almost all video and audio formats including AC3 encoded audio.

Best MX Player Alternatives for iPhone



nPlayer is a very closer alternative for MX Player. It is available for both Android and iOS. It has support for almost every video format available. Coming to the UI part, it is very much similar to the Android version. Like MX Player it has great support for gestures. You can increase or decrease the volume on the right part of the user interface.Some basic options like increasing and decreasing video brightness, playback controls, are controlled by swipes on the screen.

Apart from the basic functionalities, nplayer is capable of Airplay support. It has Google Chromecast, SmartTV and other DLNA enabled devices direct contact support. Additionally, it has support for WebDAV, FTP, SFTP, HTTP, SMB/CIFS disks, mean you can watch videos stored on the cloud servers directly.

  • Supported Video Formats: MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, WMV, ASF, FLV, OGV, RMVB, TP etc.
  • Supported Audio Formats: MP3, WAV, WMA, FLAC, APE, etc

VLC for iOS


VLC don’t need any introduction. VLC is a very popular name among all the platforms. Its simplicity, codec support, library support are the main attractions of VLC Player. After installation, VLC arranges your multimedia library cluttered free. You can easily check the file from the list. It has support for file synchronization with Dropbox, GDrive, OneDrive, Box, iCloud Drive, iTunes, direct downloads and through WiFi sharing as well as streaming from SMB, FTP, UPnP/DLNA media servers and the web.

Download VLC for iOS

Download KMPlayer


KMPlayer is another great alternative for MX Player. KMPlayer is well known for Windows platform, for iOS also it is showing its charisma. The player supports gestures for user convenience. It supports a wide variety of video formats; it can play formats including XESC, NSV, HEVC (H.265) encoded videos, ogx, spx, ps, qt, rec, rm, and much more.

KMPlayer has support for cloud disks; you can access Google Drive, Dropbox, and other popular services. Its simple user interface and support for wide variety of formats are pro’s of the player, coming to the downside it is full of ads when you watch videos during an online session.

Download KMPlayer

Kodi for iOS


Kodi is our favorite media center program for all platforms. Its compatibility support, plugins are Kodi’s plus points. As a media center application, Kodi can organize all of your media files in one place. You can share your library and access from anywhere. As a MX Player alternative, Kodi can do magics with its powerful features.

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Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, Phone Opinions, and Ask Hacker. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.

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