Can’t Play Videos on Android Device via MX Player?- The Solution

Q: “I have captured some amazing videos from my Canon camera, and I’d like access them on my Android Phone via MX player. But failed to open and play it. Any body knows why and how to sovle?”

Most Android fans are familiar with MX Player, which is a free and powerful video player with advanced hardware acceleration and subtitle support for Android devices. It’s a sure thing a great well-designed player is something which always boost the interest of user to enjoy cinematic experience directly from smart phone running android. However, some users complained that they can’t play some 4K/1080P HEVC/MTS/M2TS, etc videos from cameras, smartphones with MX Player. For this purpose, we’ll provide the best solution to play all videos on Android devices via MX Player in this guide.

Before going any further, let’s first look at Android and MX player supported video formats. From it’s official website, MX player for Android supports video in these formats best: AVI, MPEG, MP4, WMV, DivX, Xvid, MOV, FLV, VOB, 3GP, etc. Before you put your videos onto Android devices, you’ll need to transcode and convert these videos to MX player and Android devices more compatible i.g. H.264/AVC MP4, MPEG-4 formats in advance.

To do the job quickly and losslessly, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (Win /Mac) is highly recommended here. It’s an all-in-one video, audio, Blu-ray and DVD converter that capable to convert virtually any video/DVD/Blu-ray files to all popular video/audio formats like: H.265/HEVC, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MPEG, MOV, MKV, and more. Besides, it provides customized presets for 150+ popular formats including iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Android, Xbox, PS3/PS4, Apple TV, and more. Thanks to the built-in editor you can edit videos in your way (crop, trim, volume, subtitle, watermark and effect).

Free download best video converter for Android MX Player:

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Steps to Convert Videos for Playing with MX Player on Android

Windows Version Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Install and launch the best video converter for Android MX Player, simply click Load File to load your videos or click Load Disc to import Blu-ray/DVD movies to the program.


Step 2. Click Format drop-down menu and go to Android category to pick up your desired output formats. Besically, Android Tablets 720P Video (*.mp4), Android Tablets 1080P Video (*.mp4), Android Phones 720P Videos Video (*.mp4), Android Phones 1080P Videos Video (*.mp4) are compatible with most Android devices.


Tip: Click the Setting button, you can adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need.

Step 3. With above settings, tap Convert button to convert Videos, Blu-ray/DVD movies to MX player and Android supported formats. After the conversion, you can click Open to get the result videos, then transfer and play the converted videos with MX Player on Android tablets and phones without hassle.

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