Vimu Media Player for TV

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About this app

Key features:
- One minute setup!
- Optimized for the TV.
- Support for most common file formats: MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, FLV, TS, MPTS, WMV, DIVX, 3GP, VOB, MP3, FLAC, ALAC, JPEG (depends on device capabilities).
- Hardware decoding up to 4k (HEVC/VP9) on Android TV for compatible devices.
- Grid, list and double list navigation.
- Works as UPnP Renderer (DLNA Push) on Android TV.
- Simple and fast Leanback UI for Android TV.
- Android TV Picture-in-Picture mode support (7.0+).
- Navigation and playback from internal storage, SD cards and USB drives.
- Navigation and playback from Windows shares (SMB).
- Navigation, search and playback from UPnP/DLNA servers.
- Navigation and playback from WebDAV servers.
- Navigation and playback from NFS servers.
- Switching audio tracks in multilingual files.
- AC3, EAC3, DTS pass-through on Android TV.
- Support for external SRT subtitles in any encoding (you need to have an srt (lower case extension) file in the same directory as your movie file like movie.mkv and
- Support for embedded MKV, MP4 in SSA/ASS,, SRT, DVBSub and VOBSub formats
- M3U playlists support.
- Streaming (progressive download) from HTTP/HTTPS sources.

This app is ONLY compatible with TV boxes and TV-sets. Tablets and phones are not supported!


Official support forums:
Support Group:

If you have no sound while playback, your video file might have unsupported audio track.
If some of your files fail to play you can get refund for 3 days after purchase.

Apps is compatible with all official Android TV units.
App MAY BE compatible with some non-official TV Boxes based on Android 6.0 and higher.
Updated on
May 10, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
943 reviews
Sam D
December 19, 2021
This is specifically for Chromecast I've tried a bunch of different Video/Audio players and none of them were close to this player in just working especially when working with external storage. It is also really fast, hands down the fastest compared to the free video players I tried, well worth the money
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Lewin Edwards
September 26, 2020
Works very well and intuitively for DLNA sharing. Wasn't able to get it to work at all with SMB, unfortunately (Windows 10 host), but the overall performance and features of the app are worth 5 stars anyway. Totally worth the $.
16 people found this review helpful
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Ferdinand Georgelin
December 28, 2021
After years of frustration, I finally found an app that plays all my movies smoothly (including HEVC) with audio pass-through that's actually working on my Sony Bravia Android TV.
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What's new

- MDNS SMB discovery.
- File sizes are now displayed in single column layout.
- Fixed issues with launching large videos from external file manager app.
- Improved performance of MP4 playback that has many audio and subtitle tracks.
- Various small improvements.