There are a number of media players available for different platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows, etc. However, MX Player is one such media player which is widely used across almost all the platforms. Most of the people use this media player in the traditional way. But, not many people know about some of the hidden features of MX Player.
One can call the hidden features to be the tricks to bring the most out of MX Player. Some of the most useful tricks and tips about MX Player have been listed below. Using these tricks and tips will enhance the user experience to a great extent. So let’s get started with the list of some of the most useful tricks and tricks for MX Player.
Using Subtitles in MX Player like a Pro
#1 Download subtitles:
While watching a movie, you might need subtitles due to poor audio quality or maybe because you do not understand the language in which the dialogues of the movie are delivered. In such cases, do not worry since MX Player has got you covered with its feature which allows you to download subtitles for your movie. The steps involved are:
Step 1- Run the movie/video whose subtitles you want. Then tap on the three vertical dots located at the top right of the screen.
Step 2- Now, tap on ‘Subtitles’ from the list and then click on ‘Online subtitles’ and then tap on ‘Search.’
Step 3- A dialog box will appear on your screen. Here, you can either enter the steps manually and then click on ‘OK’ or just click on ‘OK’ to use the name of the video which you are playing.
Step 4- Once you are done with entering the name, click on ‘OK’ to initiate the search for your required subtitles.
Step 5- Soon, a list of all the related subtitles will be displayed on your screen. You can choose which subtitle you wish to download. If no related subtitles are found, an error message will be displayed on your screen.
Step 6- The downloaded subtitle will be automatically applied and synced with your video/movie. If not, you can click on the small SMS like icon at the top right of your screen and select it from there.
Note: You can always download mx player latest version for android from mx player official website.
Use Kids Lock (You Should Use This Feature Even If You Don’t Have Kids)
#2 Kids Lock:
Nowadays, children love to watch music videos on smartphones, and it is a hard time for parents to prevent them from using their smartphones and most importantly, to keep them from clicking any random option and creating a mess. The kids lock feature is the most reliable solution to such problems. To enable this feature, follow the steps listed below:
Step 1- Launch the app and click on the three vertical dots located at the top right of the screen. Here, click on ‘Settings’ from the drop-down box.
Step 2- Then, select Player >> Touch controls >> Lock mode >> Kids lock.
Once you enable this feature and lock the screen while playing a video, you will have to tap on all four corners of your screen in a clockwise manner to unlock it.
If you select +touch effects in the kids lock, colorful and animated shapes will appear on your screen every time you touch it.
Use the Hide Feature of MX Player
#3 Hide personal Files and Folders:
MX Player provides its users with some sort of security. You can hide folders or files from being visible on the main screen. All you need to do is select the target file/folder and tap on the three vertical dots located at the top right of the screen. Here, you will find the ‘Hide’ option. Once you click on it, your selected file will be hidden. However, you can unhide the folders/files which you have hidden from Settings >> List >> Folders. The files/folders will reappear on the main screen.
Use MX Player as an Audio Player
#4 Use MX as an audio player:
Not many people must be knowing that along with using MX Player as a video player, one can also use it as an audio player. This means that MX Player can play audio files for you. To enable this feature, top on the three vertical dots located at the top right of the screen. Here, click on Settings >> Audio to use MX Player as an audio player. Once you enable this feature, all the audio files will appear on your main screen, and you can select which one you wish to listen.
These were some of the hidden features or what you can call as tricks for bringing the most out of MX Player. There are few more tricks such as changing the theme, floating play option, etc. But, the above-listed tricks and tips are the most prominent ones.
If you have any doubts regarding the tricks and tips mentioned above or if we have missed a worth mentioning trick then, please let us know about it in the comments section below.