Best android video player 2020

Best android video player 2020

The best android video player can turn your smartphone into a disco. I know the word disco is a little retro but to bring this into perspective, discos were incredible and a theatre of loud music. Therefore, the best video player should turn your smartphone into a portable theater. And the player should also be able to play your favorite movies on the go.


Take note that smartphones these days have the ability to play Full HD videos and shoot 4k videos. The videos might force you to upgrade from your phone’s built-in player. And Android smartphones have ‘an open market’ for the best android video players because apps can be downloaded for free on Play Store. However, some video players have a price tag so you will pay at least Ksh500 to download.

This is a rundown of the best Android video player apps you can download anytime on your smartphone.

Best android video player 2020


This video player is not free. Don’t worry I have also featured free to use video players. But the nPlayer is incredible because it’s a versatile video player that supports a wide range of media types, as well as DTS and AC3 audio, as well as subtitles, multi-track audio, as well as HDMI output and streaming to Chromecast or smart TVs. To add on that, it supports WebDAV, UPnP/DLNA, SMB, and cloud storage playback. This means that if your smartphone does not have enough space, the player can store some movies for you.

The nPlayer costs Ksh 500 on  Play Store for Android.


This probable the best player out there since it turns your smartphone into a media hub and you are able to access good content on the app. Kodi is a free, open-source software for managing your collection of movies, television shows, music, and photos. And it’s available for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, and even Raspberry Pi (RPi) devices.

The player is packed with playback features and a powerful media center app with a rich developer and user community.

Download Kodi here


This is the most popular video player and if you’re shopping for a versatile, all-in-one media player that will play just about any file format that you can throw at it, then give VLC for Android a perfect reality for you. VLC has great features like an audio section that scans all the music stored on your phone and sorts all the content in different tabs: Artists, Albums, Tracks, and Genres. The multiple menu/option buttons in different places aren’t very intuitive, but they get the job done.


Download Plex here

This is a good flexible media player which can be combined with Plex’s Server Software for desktop and smartphones. “Plex brings together all the media that matters to you. Your personal collection will look beautiful alongside stellar streaming content. Enjoy Live TV & DVR, a growing catalog of great web shows, news, and podcasts. It’s finally possible to enjoy all the media you love in a single app, on any device, no matter where you are.” Plex website.


Those are the best android video players of 2020 and I hope they will help you play and stream your favorite movies.

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