Top 5 Best Video Player Software for Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

Diana Joan

Mar 05, 2016 08:36 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Galaxy S7/S7 Edge don’t have Samsung’s music and video player

Samsung has finally taken the wraps off its latest flagship smartphones of 2016, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. However, there is also another two software alternations that Samsung has made to the phones. The manufacturer has removed both its stock music and video player applications from the units and instead, replaced them with Google Play music and Google Play Movie, which only allow you to play Google Play store purchased or rented music or movies. How about watching your local stored videos on Galaxy S7/S7 Edge? Fortunately, there are many powerful but also free Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge video player app for you to make a replacement.

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Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

Top 5 Best Video Player for Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

No 1: BSPlayer

BSPlayer is a solid option and it has been for quite some time. You’ll find this Samsung video player on practically all of the best app lists and this one is no exception. The free version is ad supported but contains all of the features while the paid version is ad free.

Hardware accelerated decoding support for single, dual, and quad core processors.
Support for most video file types.
Support for ARMv6 and ARMv5 devices.
Free version keeps the most important features, paid version removes ads and adds a bit of functionality.
Support for streaming content.
May be a bit buggy or laggy on midrange, low range, or older devices
The interface isn’t terrible but it is a bit outdated.

No 2: MoboPlayer

One of the most popular video player apps for Samsung and any other Android devices with ARM and x86 architecture, supporting video formats comprehensively without conversion. It supports popular subtitle formats such as SRT, ASS, and SAA, as well as subtitles built in MKV, MPV, MOV, etc.

One of the more steady and stable video players here.
Supposedly supports all formats but may require changing to software rendering to do it.
Subtitle support.
Video streaming support.
The UI isn’t bad but the design is a little dated. Also, the free and paid version have totally different interfaces which is just weird.
In a few cases, the free version supports things the paid version does not.
As usual, a few bugs here and there depending on device and use case.

No 3: MX Player

A welcomed Samsung Video Player App especially useful for multi-core processor users because of its multi-core hardware support. It is especially beneficial for those who use set top boxes, XMBC, and other uncommon set ups. It has most of the best features available and it’s been a mainstay in the Android video player game for a very long time. It’s worth your time to check it out.

Hardware acceleration support on single, dual, or quad core processors.
Subtitle support and extra features like Subtitle Gestures is a nice touch.
Kids Lock lets your kids watch videos without messing anything up.
Works on practically any device including niche ones like Google TV.
PInch to zoom and pan features that are kind of cool.
Plenty of plugins and extra stuff to help make it work better.
Bugs and issues on some devices.
Figuring out which plugins you need and whether an issue is a a real bug or a missing plugin is a pain. There’s a learning curve here.

No 4: VLC Player for Android

VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. VLC for Android is still in beta but it is still more than stable enough to be included on this list because it doesn’t have any issues that don’t mirror the issues that many of these others have. It’s also totally free which is always a plus.

Vastly popular and trusted brand on Android.
Hardware decoding on most devices.
Support for multi-track audio and subtitles.
Plays most video and audio codecs.
Surprisingly good for what they’re calling ‘an early beta.’
It is a beta which means there will be bugs. If you have a low tolerance for bugs, don’t use this.

No 5: RealPlayer

RealPlayer for Samsung gives you control of all of your photo, video and audio files from one gorgeous app. The smooth interface makes your media files only one or two taps away no matter how they’re organized. Most of the options you’d expect such as shuffle, genres, and playlists are supported on the player.

Plays music and video
Nice online video search

Limited video playback
Manual media refreshe required
Archaic user interface

Convert any video for Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Video Player

No matter which video player you choose for your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, it’s likely that you will still encounter video playback problems due to incompatible video/audio codec, file resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio channels, etc. Therefore, a powerful video converter application is very essential for you. Here, we recommended you to utilize our highly reviewed application Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows/Mac (support Mac OS X El Capitan), which can comprehensively transcode virtual any video files (H.265, MXF, XAVC/XAVC S included) but also rip commercial Blu-ray/DVD disc to Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge preset profile formats for directly playback with the optimal profile settings.

Besides that, if there are not enough space on your phone, you can use the program to cut large files into small ones by file size, count, length, trim off unwanted segments from the video or low 20-50% of the video bit rate to get small file size.

For step by step conversion guide, please read this article: Play supported/unsupported formats on Galaxy S7/S7 Edge and Transfer music/video to Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.

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