Top Android App: RockPlayer
Looking for a way to play .avi and .mkv video files on your Android phone? Then look no further than RockPlayer for your viewing pleasure.
- Version: 1.0.31
- Size: 2552 KB
- Category: Multimedia
- Price: Free (Ad-free $10)
There are many apps promising smooth video playback for file types not supported by the native android video app out there. Most are disappointing; RockPlayer is not.
The free version is fully functional but does have in-video ads from time to time, $10 eliminates these ads if you find them distracting or want to support the developers (always a good idea).
There are versions available for the different phones with ARM processors:
ARMv7 instruction set version: Google Nexus One, HTC Desire, HTC Incredible, HTC EVO 4G, Moto Milestone, Moto Droid, Moto XT800, Samsung Galaxy S, Sony Ericsson X10 (and presumably Droid X)
ARMv6+VFP version: HTC Legend, Samsung i5700
ARMv6 version: All other devices
Supported file formats: avi, mkv, rmvb, mp4, mov, wmv, asf, wma, wav, mpg, ts, mpa, dvd, au, mp3, mid, ivf, aiff, ogm, ogg, cda, flic, d2v, aac, roq, flac, drc, dsm, swf, pls, pmp
Supported audio and video encoders: AAC, AC3, DTS, FLV4, LPCM, ALAW, ULAW, MPEG Audio, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, RealVideo, RealAideo, Vorbis, AVC (H264), VC1, XVID, DIVX, SVQ, Theora, Bink
- Smooth video playback
- Video playback capability the iPhone can’t even hope to match
Areas for improvement:
- Access videos stored on phone memory
- Videos play great on my Incredible but might be laggy or have audio-sync problems on older phones.
If you’re tired of converting your videos for playback on your phone then RockPlayer is a must-have app. Maybe a battery and SD card upgrade are in order…
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