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Open Source Android Video Player Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Android Video Player is VLC Media Player. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Android Video Player and seven of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Android Video Player are Pretty Good Music Player, Nova Video Player, Just (Video) Player and Movie Monad.

Android Video Player alternatives are mainly Media Players but may also be Audio Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Android Video Player.
This page was last updated Mar 25, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Android

This application lets you pick and watch a video from file system. This is 1.0 there are going to be problems, so please...

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  1. VLC Media Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    • Haiku

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

  2. Pretty Good Music Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    Tired of music players that take forever to start up because they're loading ads or trying to download stuff? Of music players that ignore Bluetooth controls, or stop responding after a few minutes? I was too, so I wrote this app!

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  3. Nova Video Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    NOVA is an open source video player for Android. It consists in a fork of the original Archos Video Player Community Edition.

  4. Just (Video) Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Android video player based on ExoPlayer library. It uses ExoPlayer's ffmpeg extension with all its audio formats enabled (it can handle even special formats like AC3, EAC3, DTS, DTS HD, TrueHD etc.).

  5. Movie Monad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    A free and simple to use video player made with Haskell.

    Discontinued

    Lastly committed on Dec 11, 2018



  6. Rosa Media Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Media player based on Mplayer/FFmpeg technologies. It has a simple interface and many powerful functions:

    Discontinued

    Last update was in 2014.

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  7. Gnome media player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A simple media player for GNOME that supports libvlc, xine-lib and libgstreamer.

    Discontinued

    The latest version (0.1.3) was released on 2010-05-28.

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