mx player

MX Player is the best media player available on Planet Earth. It can play the maximum types of media files with excellent sound and video quality. The gesture feature is one of the coolest features of MX Player. Overall, This is the player which is loved by all and known to every Android enthusiast. However, With the new update, the developers have removed some existing codecs from the app.

As a consequence, now you can’t play AC3, DTS, MLP, TrueHD, etc. on MX Player by default. But you can manually download the necessary mx player codecs files to fix this problem. We have shared all mx player custom codec files (both Zip and Apk files) on this page. Just scroll down the page and download the files. You will also find information about how to know which codec your phone needs and how to install it properly.

Update: These codec files have been updated recently for latest version of mx player, so make sure you can using mx player latest version.



1. Check which version you need by going to Settings/Decoder/General, in the Custom Codec tab it will tell you which one is needed (x86,tegra2,tegra3,neon,etc).
Note: skip step 1 if your using aio (all in one) version
2. Download the one you need (No need to unzip it)
3. Go back to Settings/Decoder/General and tap the Custom Codec tab then select the version you downloaded. DONE! Now download the codec files from below.

MX Player Custom Codec Zip Files Download

ZIP CODEC FILES FOR MX PLAYER AND MX PLAYER PRO (Last Updated on 22 December 2018)

Also, download mx player pro apk latest version, MX Player for PC Windows Laptop and mx player for firestick from our site.

MX Player Custom Codec Apk Files Download

APK CODEC FILES FOR MX PLAYER AND MX PLAYER PRO (Last Updated on 22 December 2018)

RECOMMENDED READ: How to Use Subtitles on MX Player.

How to Install The Codec Files

After downloading, move the files to the phone, if you have downloaded from PC, via USB or Bluetooth. Now check the following two methods available below, you can follow anyone which you like the most.

Installation Method 1

  • If you have the zip file in internal storage (in download or Bluetooth section), then keep it there only.
  • Now open the MX player, if it is compatible with the codec pack you have installed, it will automatically say to install the codec pack found in the storage. Just click ok.
  • The App will restart, and the pack will be installed. Now you can enjoy audio to every video, without any glitch.

Installation Method 2

  • Open MX Player on your smartphone.
  • Open settings >decoder >general >custom codec.
  • A dialog box will appear for the navigation of the codec pack. Now open the folder in which the codec pack is installed through. You will see the zip file, click on it.
  • If you have selected the right zip file, The App will restart.

For All Codec Pack it will install the required codec automatically from all the codec in the ZIP file. It will restart afterward you can play DTS audio on MX Player without any problem. After you have installed the codec, you can check that by going to Help > About. Now enjoy every audio and video clip, without any no audio problem on your phone. If you have any problem in installation, do leave a comment, and we will be happy to help you out as soon as possible.

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  1. I need help I’ll use this and watch a movie on my tablet just fine. The next day I’ll try to watch either another movie or the same and nothing will play. Get a can not play video message. So tired of this how do I fix this or stop this? The only videos on YouTube you can’t understand anything. Thank you anyone. FYI I’m on a android tablet using ADM with the current version of mx player

  2. Holy balls that works a charm! No more need to resort to using VLC for problem vids ugh.

    Anyone having trouble, I recommend download MX_AIO.ZIP shown above and follow “Installation Method 2” to the letter.

  3. Where do I save the codec file. I downloaded it but when I go into Custom Codecs it isn’t there. So where am I supposed to download the codec file to?

  4. I have never had moment that would cause me to rethink my decision of purchasing this player.
    Thanks to you, and Motorola, I have the perfect A/V Experience on a smartphone.

  5. Ac3 problem okay. But mx player not support HEVC fils.when I open HEVC video file that video is hanging.please help me for solve this problem

    • That is a Windows phone and Microsoft stopped supporting Windows Phones in 2017. So no developers are making apps for Windows phones.

      Sorry 🙁

  6. The version I have is Mx player Version 1.9.17.I checked in settings/decoder/custom codec/Use armv7 neon type custom codec.I installed Armv7 neon codec from here.But it still doesn’t load and says the same mpeg2vedio is not supported as before.What should I Do Next???

    • You should upgrade to latest version. It has more codecs. Works much better. It also has many movies, Tv shows streaming. I love it.

  7. I installed the file using Installation Method 2 and I can now play AC3 audio on my Samsung phone. Thanks for this article!

  8. Works great for me on the firestick. download the app and the armv7 neon codec and sideloaded with adb from linux. code adb connect then adb install “whatever”.apk

  9. Comment:hi, developer I installed the codec, like instructed and the app restarted. I still can’t play a movie I downloaded. it’s in Avi format. please help


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