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How to Stream Online Videos and Movies with MX Player on Android

As a smartphone user, we browse the internet on our phone. The technology has evolved a lot that now we can browse every website from our portable device. When surfing the internet, we often come to a point where we have to stream a video online. Streaming online while surfing is not a big deal now as almost all the modern smartphone browsers come with inbuilt video player who helps us to stream content easily. Those inbuilt video players are generally based on HTML5 which serves the purpose of video playing but lacks when it comes to functionality. You can not expect a browser player to be too good to watch a full movie.

So what is the solution? Well, yes there is a solution, and that is MX player. MX Player is one of the best video players for Android, and it has all the features that person might need. There is no direct way to stream online content with MX player, but this article will guide to play online content with MX player.

It doesn’t matter if you are watching a funny video on YouTube or a cool action movie from free movie websites, you can always use this trick to play your online video or movie with MX player.

Requirements:

There are two thing requires:

Since of the apps are popular I guess you already have these apps installed on your phone or maybe you are viewing this page from UC browser itself. If it is not then download from the links above.

Talking about the apps, we have an article about best VR apps for Android. We hope you will like that.

How to Play/ Stream Online Videos with MX Player on Android

First of all open UC browser and visit the website from where you want to stream the video. Here we are taking YouTube as an example.

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Now select a video or movie that you want to play with MX player.

Once UC browser starts playing the video, hit the pause button and look for the 3 horizontal line. You can find them on top right corner of the screen.

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Here tap on “Play With…” This will bring up all the alternative apps that you have to play that video. In all these apps you can find MX player. Just select that.

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Within a few seconds, you can see your video live on MX player, and you can use almost all the features that MX player has.

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This trick is so awesome that you can use this trick to play videos with other video players like VLC for Android and Mobo Player.

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Best Virtual Reality or VR Apps for Android 2016

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Virtual Reality is an acronym for VR. VR is now becoming one of the biggest deal for this generation. The technology of VR is now letting people use your phone to enjoy 3D movies, videos, and games by sitting at one place. This not like that VR is new, but it used to be bulky, but now you can just wear like a glass and start enjoying 360-degree videos.

VR headset like HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and some other made it available for users to enjoy the good feeling of VR. Then Google board came out as a revolution and made the VR a part of our lifestyle. Now people like you wants to get some best apps for Android to enjoy the VR. Here we are listing some popular VR apps for Android where you can get the most out of your VR headset.

Google Cardboard:

Google Cardboard is one of the must have VR apps for all the VR users. Google Cardboard is the app that you need to set up your Google Cardboard but is not just limited to setting up the cardboard. Also, it doesn’t matter if you own affordable Google Cardboard or any other VR still you can use to get the best VR experience. Google Cardboard apps come with some best VR functions like the 360-degree Google Earth, a built-in video player which supports both 3D videos, Photosphere and most importantly an app directory with a list all the VR supported apps. Anyone can download Google Cardboard app from the Google play store for free.

AAA VR Cinema:

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AAA VR Cinema is another really cool app for Android smartphone. This app is a video player who takes videos of your local storage and play them onto your VR. This app supports both 180-degree and 360-degree videos. This app is completely free for everyone who wants to give it a try.

Cardboard Camera:

Another brilliant VR app from Google. This app lets you capture 360-degree videos and photos from your phone which you can again view on your VR headset. A simple to user app from Google with no pain of doing sign up or login. This app is best for taking VR ready photos. You may find little odd at first then you will love it like we do. This app is free and available in Google play store.

YouTube:


This video platform is also one of the must apps for all VR users. Google is encouraging people to upload VR ready videos to all the video content makers. This encourages results in tons of videos uploaded by the content creators to view in the VR. There are even some channels available which upload 360-degree videos for everyone. You cab also find by searching “360-degree videos” or “VR videos” on YouTube.

Augmented reality is also a new technology, and the best example of augmented reality is the game Pokemon Go. If you are a Pokemon Go player, then you would be interested in reading our article where we described how to use fake GPS location on Pokemon Go.

VR is really a big thing, and this motivates all the app developers to develop more and more VR ready apps or videos. This is the high time to use VR in our day to day life to give the best of smartphone experience. We are very much sure that more and more VR apps will out in future. We will keep updated through this app. Leave a comment that you want to see more apps and we will do our best to add more here.