MX Player: Overview, Subscription, Popular Shows & Plans In 2021
Did you know that MX Player is only behind YouTube, where an average Indian user spent 26.4 hours per month in 2020? What does that mean? It means that users spent more time on MX Player (7.8 hours) a month, as compared to Netflix (7.4 hours), Hotstar (4.5 hours), and Amazon Prime (4.4 hours).
MX Player was initially available in India. However, in March 2020, its services were extended internationally to hand-picked markets, namely the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Nepal. Elsewhere, it is still a video player.
What is MX Player?
It is a dominant leading video platform on smartphones globally, with over 175 million monthly active Indian users and over 275 million monthly active users worldwide. Globally, MX Player App has been downloaded on over 500 million devices.
In 2019, App Annie, San Francisco-based research firm specializing in data on the mobile app industry, crowned MX Player as India’s top streaming app.
Its most updated version works on both iOS smartphones and Windows PCs.
This OTT platform can not only reproduce videos in Full-HD and 4K/Ultra HD quality, but it can also read, edit, and sync subtitles. It supports all video and subtitle file formats.
Main Features of MX Player
It is one of the top OTT platforms for the 1.3 billion Indian population. Below are some of its key features:
- It streams online videos, helping you not to store movies in your local storage.
- Users can boost the audio up to 200%.
- Swipe gestures in MX Player help users while playing a video.
- It has fantastic playback features.
- It supports subtitles wherever required.
Inside MX Player Content: Sports, Movies, and Shows
MX Player CEO Karan Bedi stated that ‘everytainment’ was at the core of their products. The company is exploring new genres spanning drama, comedy, satire, chat shows, biopics, historical sagas, big-ticket reality shows, and others.
Besides the MX Original series, the OTT service also streams sports content, movies, news shows, and music videos powered by Gaana, an audio streaming app.
It also offers its subscribers more than twenty (20) original shows and over 50000 hours of premium content across languages. It has an extensive collection of Movies, TV Shows, Web Series, Music Videos, and Short Videos.
MX Player team empowers talented and young Indian artists, domestic and international content producers, and independent film studios. They do so to produce unique premium content that enkindles with its sophisticated viewers.
MX Player Subscription Prices: Zero Rupees
According to a recent 2021 report by App Annie, India recorded 24.27 billion app downloads across the Google Play Store and iOS App Store. Indian users also spent approximately $500 million on mobile apps. MX Player currently has more than 500 million downloads on the Google Play Store.
We read how MX Media and Entertainment has grown multifold since its inception. Previously it was just a video player playing various file formats like .mkv, but now the leading OTT platform offers syndicated content and original shows/web series.
Subscription to MX Player is entirely free of cost and does not require users to pay anything to use it. Wait, then how does the company earn revenues? Well, the company has an ad revenue model – meaning advertisers bid for ad space. Due to this, the platform shows many ads while watching content.
However, if you wish to get rid of advertisements, it allows its subscribers to purchase ‘Ad-Free Coupons.’ These VIP passes can hold validity from 1 day to 3 days.
How to Subscribe to MX Player?
You can follow below simple steps to subscribe and watch your favourite MX Player shows:
- Visit Google Play Store or Ios App store.
- Search for ‘MX Player’ in the search box.
- Click on MX Player download.
- Voila! You can now stream your favorite MX Player web series, movies, and more.
On Which Devices Can I Use an MX Player?
Currently, users can access MX Player online streaming services on their Android and iOS devices. Additionally, users can also visit the MX Player official website to stream content for free.
The website currently supports the below laptop/desktop browsers:
- Google Chrome,
- Mozilla Firefox, and
Additionally, you can also access content using MX Player for PC windows.
MX Media and Entertainment team is currently working on making the platform available on Smart TVs and externally connected devices like Amazon fire stick, Google Chromecast, and others.
MX Player Language Preferences
Users get eleven (11) language preference options, namely, Hindi, English, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu
Popular Shows and Movies on MX Player
From comedy, romance to action and drama, there is something for everyone on MX Player! Here is a list of their best shows released since 2019.
IMDb rating of 8.3/10
Released in 2020, High is a high-voltage drama series that revolves around a new drug in the market. The cast’s performance is commendable and keeps you hooked till the end. Viewers get a quick peek into the troubles that drug addicts and their loved ones face because of this illicit drug named ‘Magic.’
IMDb rating of 7.3/10
Released in 2020, Ashram was directed by Prakash Jha. The show stars Bobby Deol, who plays a self-proclaimed guru called Baba Nirala. Like other babas in India, this baba too does not shy away from enjoying power, committing crimes, and indulgingg in politics, therefore benefitting from his disciples’ blind faith.
- Pati, Patni Aur Woh
IMDb rating of 6.9/10
Released in 2020, Pati, Patni Aur Who is a horror-comedy revolving around a newly-wed couple. The ghost of the husband’s first wife entertainingly haunts the new couple.
IMDb rating of 7.5/10
Raktancha was released in 2020. The show dates back to the 1980s and revolves around the power struggles associated with tenders of development work.
- Official Bhootiyagiri
IMDb rating of 5.6/10
Released in 2020, Official Bhootiyagiri is a horror-comedy following a character named Dilawar Rana who is assigned to turn his haunted family hotel into a money-making venture.
- Ek Thi Begum
IMDb rating of 6.7/10
Released in 2020, Ek Thi Begum stars Anuja Sathe in a purported role. The series follows Sapna, who sheds her meek image and holds guns to take vengeance for her husband’s death. Zaheer (the husband) killed his underworld rivals.
IMDb rating of 8.6/10
Released in 2019, Bahukaal is the tale of SSP Naveen Sikhera, who wishes to wash Muzaffarnagar of its lawlessness.
- Pawan & Pooja
IMDb rating of 6.7/10
Released in 2020, Pawan & Pooja traces three couples of the same name - Pawan and Pooja. These couples belong to three different age groups and are facing unique challenges in their romance.
IMDb rating of 8.4/10
Released in 2019, Cheesecake revolves around a troubled couple whose humdrum relationship takes a U-turn because of the interference of the dog. As the dog brings back the lost shine in their relationship, the couple realizes the value of love.
- Fathers Season 2
IMDb rating of 8.6/10
Released in 2019, Fathers Season 2 revolves around the difficulties of three (3) fanatical middle-aged men who attempt at spice up their boring lives by exploring millennial ways of living.
- Flames Season 2
IMDb rating of 9.0/10
Released in 2019, Flames Season 2 depicts all the firsts that Rajat-Ishita and Pandu-Anusha experience right from first look romance, trust issues, and heartbreaks.
- Hello Mini
IMDb rating of 8.9/10
Released in 2019, Hello Mini is an adaptation from Novoneel Chakraborty’s book ‘Marry Me Stranger.’ This thriller revolves around an independent Mumbai girl whose perfect life gets interrupted when someone begins to stalk her.
MX Player Customer Care Support
Customers can reach out to the MX Player Support team at firstname.lastname@example.org for any operational or technical issues, queries, or feedback.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I save videos to view them later?
Mx Player currently lacks the ability to download web videos.
Will my Smart TV be able to play MX Player videos?
Mx Player is trying to make the platform accessible on Smart TVs as well as externally linked devices such as Amazon Fire Stick, Google Chromecast, and others.
Is it possible to watch regional shows/movies on MX Player?
The MX Player platform serves users from all across India. Several movies, TV episodes, and online shows are accessible in several regional languages and may be seen for free on the free platform.
Is MX Player manufactured in India?
Yes, both the MX player online platform and the app are built in India.