KMPlayer 1.6.3

Watch your favorite programs, whether they be television shows or movies, on this player app

  • Category:

    Video

  • Version:

    1.6.3

  • Works under:

    Android 4.2.1 / Android 3.1 / Android 4.1.1 / Android 4.1 / Android 3.0 / Android 3.2 / Android 4.0 / Android 2.3 / Android 4.1.2 / Android 4.3 / Android 4.2 / Android 3.3 / Android 4.2.2

  • Also available for:

    MacWindows

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    6.5 (73)

KMPlayer for Android is a video playback app that offers compatibility with many more formats than the standard Android player supports. The software was created by the same team that built KMPlayer for the PC, and it uses an intuitive interface to give users an unrivaled movie-watching experience.

Most people might wonder why they would need to download and install a new player such as this when the stock player on the Android works so well. The answer comes down to the filetypes that each player can use. The standard player for the system is fairly limited in what it can play, but KMPlayer doesn't have that issue. You'll be able to watch formats like mkv, mov, divx, and many others that can not be used with the standard player.

In terms of features, KMPlayer has several that will make viewing digital video much easier. The media library is quite comprehensive, and it automatically detects files with video format extensions. This makes it easy to quickly browse through files throughout the device's memory. It is even possible to edit folder names and file extensions from right inside the app.

Video playback is simple as well. Gestures are used to control the volume as well as fast forwarding and rewinding, and the video speed can even be changed. The screen can be locked so that no changes can be made while the video is playing, and the player will automatically restart videos that weren't finished at their latest viewed point.

One feature that is unique to KMPlayer for Android is KMP Connect, which allows the user to stream content from their PC directly to their Android device and its own KMPlayer. A network is required for this to function, but setup is a breeze and requires no encoding or advanced settings.

KMPlayer is quite easy to use, and the touch gestures are tight and precise. A simple swipe can adjust the volume or track to a new moment in the footage, and the media library is one of the most comprehensive available in apps such as this. Some users have stated that other players have more gestures and settings that can be used to customize the experience, and there are occasional issues with distorted video as a results of an unusual filetype. In terms of overall stability and utility, KMPlayer is hard to beat.

There aren't many video formats that this software won't be able to play, and that alone makes it a great choice for those who often encounter random video formats. Other players with less compatibility have more features and customizable settings, but that is the trade off you'll get when opting for an app that can't play back every format.

Pros

  • Multiple Format Compatibility
  • Simple Controls
  • Excellent File Explorer
  • Screen Lock Feature
  • Watch Video Streamed From PC

Cons

  • No Dedicated Audio Playback
  • Poor Quality With Certain Formats
  • Limited Settings and Features

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