OPlayer for iOS Handles Most Video Formats

After taking CineXPlayer for a disappointing test drive this morning I decided to see if I could find another app that would let me watch Xvid and DivX movies on my iPod touch. I was pleasantly surprised to discover OPlayer, an app which not only handles those formats, but also MKV, WMV, and others.

Even better, and unlike CineXPlayer, OPlayer offers a free, ad-supported version of its app so you can try it out without spending any money before deciding whether to plunk down $2.99 for the full version. (The iPad version of OPlayer costs $4.99).

The video quality was pretty good with a few Xvid and WMV files I tried… but you’ll have best results with standard definition video. Read the rest of this entry »