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SMPlayer Alternatives for Android

SMPlayer is not available for Android but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to SMPlayer and 18 are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to SMPlayer are MPV, AIMP, MX Player and KMPlayer.

SMPlayer alternatives are mainly Media Players but may also be Audio Players or CD Rippers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SMPlayer.
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  1. VLC Media Player icon

    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
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightVLC Media Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeVLC Media Player doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableVLC Media Player is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with VLC Media Player.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVLC Media Player can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableVLC Media Player can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for 4KVLC Media Player supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VLC Media Player without registration.
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    154pinkchairs

    less customizable and slower

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  2. MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types.

    ⚫︎ LightweightMPV consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceMPV either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMPV can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  3. AIMP is powerful free audio player for Windows OS that supports for local files, NAS, clouds, and podcasts. Additionally, it includes powerful tools to operate with audio files.

    ⚫︎ LightweightAIMP consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableAIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableAIMP is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeAIMP supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsAIMP support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    ⚫︎ Collaborative PlaylistsMake any playlist collaborative to let your friends add, remove, and reorder videos and tracks.
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  4. MX Player icon

    MX Player

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    MX Player - The best way to enjoy your movies.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableMX Player is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  5. KMPlayer icon

    KMPlayer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    The KMPlayer is a versatile media player which can cover various types of container format such as TS (also from Technisat Digicorder), VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, and QuickTime among others.

    ⚫︎ Support for 4KKMPlayer supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
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    GOM Player

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    GOM Player is a freeware media player. Key strengths are the ability to play the majority of media files without the need to obtain a codec, and the ability to play some broken media files, both advantages over traditional players, like Windows Media Player.

    ⚫︎ LightweightGOM Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    The installer contains additional bloatware that can hijack your browser's settings. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

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  7. Pretty Good Music Player icon

    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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    Discontinued

    Not maintained since April 1st, 2017.

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  8. BSPlayer icon

    BSPlayer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Kindle Fire

    BSPlayer is the first software movie player ever to enable its users to focus on watching the movie instead of dealing with poor computer capabilities or running around looking for a proper setting and codec. Also, it has very low CPU and RAM requirements.

    ⚫︎ LightweightBSPlayer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    superkinofighter

    no problem to find files and folders

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  9. RealPlayer icon

    RealPlayer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    RealPlayer with RealTimes (aka “RealPlayer” for short) still includes the legacy features, such as Video Player, Downloader, Converter, Organizer and Web Videos. It also includes RealTimes features, such as Photos and RealTimes Stories, the automatic video collage feature.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with RealPlayer.
    ⚫︎ AirPlay SupportRealPlayer can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
    ⚫︎ Transitions EffectsRealPlayer allows you to apply transition effects between two different scenes/pages using pre-loaded or custom animated transitions.
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    Harmonoid

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

     Plays & manages your music library. Looks beautiful & juicy. Playlists, visuals, synced lyrics, pitch shift, volume boost & more.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineHarmonoid can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsHarmonoid can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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