Android owners will be pleased to learn that today Archos has today made available a free version of their awesome Video player for Android, which is now available to download from the Google Play Store.
Archos have a great reputation for creating awesome video players, which until today have only been available on their tablets and media hardware, or since December as an app for $4.99.
However from today the new Archos Video Player app is now available to download for Android for free, but be prepared for a few adverts as the new application is advertising supported. Features include:
– Hardware accelerated video decoding support for most devices and video formats;
– Ability to play content from any computer/network storage in your local network (SMB and UPnP) or from an external USB storage device;
– Automatic online retrieval of Movie and TV show information with poster and backdrop for both local and network content;
– Integrated subtitle downloader;
– Network indexing: import remote shared folders (SMB) in your multimedia library;
– Video browsing with either folder or library based navigation;
– Ubiquitous access to TV shows sorted in a series/season/episode hierarchical view;
– Multi-device network video resume;
– TV friendly: Keyboard/remote control compatible.
Source: Google Play Store
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