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i am planning to buy the s5 but I have read a lot of issue concerning video playback? some codecs are missing and a lot of videos do not play on the s5? is there solution?
 
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i am planning to buy the s5 but I have read a lot of issue concerning video playback? some codecs are missing and a lot of videos do not play on the s5? is there solution?
Yup, MX Player (Pro) is the best videplayer in Play imo and can play 99% of all excisting formats or look here http://www.hdformatconverter.com/gal...for-galaxy-s5/.
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how are videos playback on mx player ? software or hardware playback?

edit: and I don't want to convert my videos to play it on my phone... my old htc desire is able to play all videos formats I can imagine (except some full HD highly compressed vids)
 
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how are videos playback on mx player ? software or hardware playback?
Both, you can choose either.
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so hardware video playback works for 99% of all videos you have tried?
 
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so hardware video playback works for 99% of all videos you have tried?
Look here https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ayer.pro&hl=nl and an additional codec pack will be installed if need be. Off course i didn`t try 99% of all formats. i haven`t seen a format i use that cannot be played however.
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Mxplayer is nice but the ads suck. And there's no way I'm paying for a pro version when there are free and opensource alternatives. Switched to VLC and now I can watch pirated movies with no ads for free


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Mx is nice but the ads suck. Switched to VLC and now I can watch pirated movies with no ads
Not if you buy the Pro version and we don`t talk about warez or cracks on XDA
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i was asking about hardware playback as software playback i think uses more cpu/hence more battery. If it's hardware playback then that's fine! I am using mx player on my htc desire anyway and i am used to it.

edit: i was afraid that other third party video players were not able to play on the s5 because of the codecs missing

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