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MXPlayer works well when sideloaded to Amazon FireTV. But there are some issues while using firetv remote (D-PAD navigation).
I'm unable to switch audio stream, subtitle, HW/SW decoder, etc.

Please improve support of D-PAD navigation .
 
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MX Player isn't officially released for Amazon products. But perhaps the dev might look into this. @bleu8888 is this something you would consider?
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MXPlayer works well when sideloaded to Amazon FireTV. But there are some issues while using firetv remote (D-PAD navigation).
I'm unable to switch audio stream, subtitle, HW/SW decoder, etc.

Please improve support of D-PAD navigation .

Would you expalin more detail about problem on FireTV?
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Would you expalin more detail about problem on FireTV?
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Problem is common for all Android based Set Top Boxes (FireTV, old GoogleTV, recently announced Android TV, etc.) - they don't have touch interface.
These devices use remote controlls which allow to navigate with Arrows(D-PAD), Enter button and Menu button.
It is impossible - using this navigation - to reach some of MXPlayer menus: I'm unable to switch audio stream, subtitle, HW/SW decoder, etc.

Some details regarding D-PAD navigation:
developer.android.com/training/tv/optimizing-navigation-tv.html
developers.google.com/tv/android/docs/gtv_controlguide
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So it looks like there's some level of built in Android API support for this. Maybe the MX Player controls can adopt to it?
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So it looks like there's some level of built in Android API support for this. Maybe the MX Player controls can adopt to it?
That would be very helpful. MX Player works great on the Fire TV. The only feature that is missing for my purposes is the ability to see how much time is left in a video by way of either hitting the down button or pause. The down button does nothing and hitting pause only displays a pause icon on the upper left hand portion of the screen, as seen below. It would be nice to have access to this information. Thanks.

EDIT: I am using MX Player Pro 1.7.28

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MXPlayer works well when sideloaded to Amazon FireTV. But there are some issues while using firetv remote (D-PAD navigation).
I'm unable to switch audio stream, subtitle, HW/SW decoder, etc.

Please improve support of D-PAD navigation .
Would you try latest test build? Support for D-Pad is improved.
https://sites.google.com/site/mxvpen...ion/test-build
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