I am looking for an Android application that can

  • play videos at accelerated speed (e.g. x1.5 or x2)
  • support at least some basic video codecs

(The VLC application is not compatible with my device, so in case it has this feature if not an option for me)

I use Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1.2 and Nexus 7 with Android 4.4.2.

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    What version of the Galaxy S3? It's compatible with my i747 Galaxy S3 (which uses the Snapdragon SoC and is the model sold by AT&T. The Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile versions also use this SoC) and I would think it should work on the Exynos-based models. Have you tried using the apk directly from videolan?
    – Compro01
    Apr 22, 2014 at 22:42
  • @Compro01 Yep working now! Jul 17, 2014 at 17:54

2 Answers 2


Probably a bit late, but diceplayer works nicely for this as well. You can also put it into a "windowed" mode which could be good for taking notes from lectures as you seemed to be doing.

It's not updated much, but still works well—even on the latest Android Marshmallow builds.


VLC is now working on my device and fulfills my needs:

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