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[Review] Top 5 Free iPhone Media Players for iPhone

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The latest iPhone 14 Pro/Max are released in the fall of 2022. All the specs help the three new iPhone models act as a perfect tool to play media files while limited supported media formats make it lack of the ability to handle more types of video and audio unless taking full advantage of third-party media player apps. Here, we list 2022 top 5 free iPhone media players with reviews. You can free download any favorite one to play any movies, TV shows, songs etc. on iPhone smoothly.

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Best 5 Free Media Players for iPhone [Review]

OPlayer Lite

With the support of quite a large library of video/audio formats, OPlayer Lite is qualified to be one of the best free iPhone media players. It can play SD/HD videos (MKV, MP4, H.265, FLV etc.), various audios (MP3, AC3, FLAC etc.) and subtitles (SRT, ASS, SUB etc.). Adjustments of video speed, brightness, volume and subtitle position/size are allowed to get the best visual effect, while gestures like pause/resume, forward/backward can be performed whenever you want. Apart from media playback, it can transfer files from PC to your iPhone and stream video/audio over the internet. For a beginner, OPlayer Lite may be a little complicated because of plentiful options but no clear tutorials about how to set them up.

Top 5 Free iPhone Media Players - OPlayer Lite
OPlayer Lite

VLC for iOS

VLC earns its reputation as an open-source cross-platform media player. Originally developed as desktop software, VLC expands to mobile app development. VLC for iOS is now one of hottest iPhone media players in the market, which boasts of playing media files in all formats (MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, MP3 etc.) as well as supporting multiple audio tracks (5.1) and subtitle tracks. You can customize playback on iOS devices by controlling video speed and applying video filters. And, you can easily adjust brightness, volume and picture quality. VLC for iOS embeds file synchronize function with the help of iTunes, cloud services, WiFi or direct downloading from the web. It supports iOS 7.0 and later so that it can run well on latest iPhone 11/Pro/Max.

Top 5 Free iPhone Media Players - VLC for iOS
VLC for iOS

Infuse

Announced offering the beautiful way to watch videos, Infuse shows high performance to play 4K/HD/SD videos in any format (MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, MTS etc.) with Dolby Digital Plus (AC3), DTS and DTS-HD audio. Need subtitle? Infuse 4 not only enables you to add subtitles to video but gives one-click solution to download needed subtitles from OpenSubtitles. Like other free iPhone media players, Infuse 4 gives easy-to-use gestures to control playback. In addition, it integrates with powerful streaming options driving you to download and play videos from computer, NAS, HTTP link as well as sending videos to big screen via AirPlay and Google Cast. Please note that it cannot support DRM-protected movies/TV shows purchased from iTunes store.

Top 5 Free iPhone Media Players - Infuse
Infuse

KMPlayer

Focusing on video playback, KMPlayer supports a large number of formats covering MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MKV, M2TS, FLV, VOB, WebM etc, and 4K video codec, H.265, VP9. It is designed with a simple and fashionable interface leading you to play videos and operate controlling gestures to make videos into slow motion mode and adjust brightness/volume. The combination of KMPlayer and cloud service (like Google Drive, Dropbox, FTP and so on) helps you access any video stored on the cloud from your iPhone. Although some codecs like DTS, Dolby and DivX are not available currently for license issues, this top free iPhone media player definitely delivers impressive multimedia experience.

Top 5 Free iPhone Media Players - KMPlayer
KMPlayer

PlayerXtreme

Another top iPhone media players is worthy of downloading is PlayerXteme. It introduces a straightforward folder-based interface similar to desktop environment and supports abundant formats like MP4, MOV, M4V, MKV, M2TS, AVI, FLV and more to play any SD, (1080P) HD on iPhone without incompatibility problem. Video playback controls enable you to quick forward, backward and adjust volume, subtitles. Streaming support helps easily access media files from PC. What's more, security options can lock your library and hide folder preventing guests from getting your files. However, it runs with extra add-ons. You can pay for Pro version priced at $2.99 to escape from interruptions of useless stuffs.

Top 5 Free iPhone Media Players - PlayerXtreme
PlayerXtreme

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Graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, she employs herself in IT related content creation (since 2013) and happens to perfectly combine her major (computer & science) and her gusto (writing). She's seasoned at offering video audio conversion workarounds and always passionate about new trends, from hot HEVC, 4K to the new AV1 codec.

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