MX Player

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MX Player
OwnerTimes Internet (The Times Group)
Created byJ2 Interactive
CEOKaran Bedi
RegistrationNot required
Users500 million (global)
350 million (India)[1]
Launched18th July 2011[1]
Current statusOnline

MX Player is an Indian OTT platform and a global offline video player, created by J2 Interactive and owned by Times Internet, the digital media division of Times Group. It has a base of 350+ million users in India.


Offline video-player[edit]

MX Player is a video player developed by South Korea-based company J2 Interactive. It features advanced hardware acceleration and subtitle support, offline video viewing capabilities.[2]

As an Indian OTT platform[edit]

Times Internet, the digital media management arm of The Times Group, India's largest media conglomerate bought MX player for $140 million (₹1000 crore).[3] On 20 February 2019, MX Player was relaunched as an OTT platform.[4] But, outside India, the OTT platform is not available. It is still working as an offline video player outside India.

User base[edit]

In India, MX Player has a subscriber base of over 350 million. Also it has 600 million users internationally.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Sharma, Chirali (February 20, 2019). "What's The Connection Between This New Desi Netflix And Korea?".
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  3. ^ a b "Times Internet acquires MX Player - Times of India". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "Times Internet to launch new avatar of MX Player on February 20". February 6, 2019.

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