Media Player Applications for Your Android Phone

All Android devices have a default media player. But many Android users are facing problems with DivX, avi or Windows media files (.wmv and .wma). In that case you need to download an application that supports your media format. In this article I am describing about top Android media applications.

Mobo Player

Using Mobo Player, you can play almost all video formats in your phone. This is an excellent media viewer. If you have Mobo Player, You don’t need to use any video converter. Using FFmpeg decoder it decodes different formats to play without any issues.

It has better user interface than the default Android media player. Also it has easy controls. You can use gestures to change volume and playtime. You can also change the screen brightness while playing the videos. Thus you can save battery. While playing you can see your battery status also.

For playing media in Mobo Player, first you have to choose the media directory to add files to Mobo Player playlist. Mobo Player generates thumbnails automatically. You can choose the file to play from the 3d thumbnail display. Also you can use subtitles in Mobo Player. For some videos you may need to use soft decoding option to play. Mobo Player can play big files also very smoothly.

Mobo Player works in almost all Android devices. MoboPlayer is not only a video player; it is an awesome music player also with a nice interface. This is a free application.


WinAmp is an excellent music player with option to sync songs from your PC. WinAmp is a complete music management application. iPhone users have iTunes to sync and manage music. WinAmp is an iTunes alternative for Android. You can wirelessly sync music. WinAmp has very beautiful user interface. WinAmp has a slider bar to access different screens. The interface design has many similarities with the desktop version. WinAmp has a home page widget which can help you to access the application easily.

Arc Media Player

Arc media player supports additional formats in your phone. It has both free and paid versions. This is a good alternative media application. Arc media player can play large files without any issues.

Double Twist Player

Double Twist Player has the option to sync music and video files from your PC or Mac. Also you can import iTunes playlist. It supports podcasts also. Double Twist Player has simple and nice user interface and easy controls. This is a free application. You have to download the desktop application to sync songs. It is also free. Syncing data is very easy. The application detects media files in your desktop. Then you can select the sync list and sync data using wireless connection.

Meridian Media Player

Meridian Media Player plays music and video in your Android device. This application has good UI and gesture control. While playing can rewind and fast forward by sliding left and right. You can create and save playlists in this player. Also you have other options like album artwork, shuffle and repeat. Meridian Media Player has simple and easy controls.

Source by Charles John