[GRAB IT WHILE U CAN] CineXPlayer – The best way to enjoy your Xvid movies


macrumors regular
Original poster
Apr 24, 2010
This is one of those apps that everybody needs, but stevie would not like!!!
so grab it while you can, the days are mostly numbered for this app!

Watch your Xvid movies on your iPad !

You love to watch your movies anywhere, anytime and take them with you on your iPad. But you realized that some of the most popular movie file formats (such as Xvid) won’t synch or play on your iPad ?

CineXPlayer is the solution for you!
-Transfer your Xvid movies to your device instantly (no conversion needed)
-Play your movies anywhere, anytime - even when you have no Internet connection (in a train, a car, a plane…)
-Enjoy the full quality and cinema experience
- Full Resume Function
- Swipe to Delete (to manage movies)

CineXPlayer plays Xvid movies and we endeavor to support most popular formats. You may occasionally come across an Xvid movie you will not be able to play. Please use our support contact if you encounter such a problem. (mkv , AC3 format not supported currently)
Appstore link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id384098375?mt=8#

Dev link: http://cinexplayer.com/



macrumors regular
Jun 17, 2010
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
I agree, I don't see why Apple would care. If someone created an app to view .VSD Visio files (for example) they wouldn't care, so what's wrong with an AVI file viewer?

The bigger question is : how much battery does this consume compared to the built-in video player? I'm betting it burns through the battery much more quickly, but hopefully I am proven wrong!


macrumors regular
Jul 8, 2010
It's a good app, but I've noticed a couple of problems with it. Firstly, it doesn't play all .avi files and there doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason as to why. Secondly, I've noticed that a back up takes FOREVER when the app contains any content. It might just be me, but it's definitely this app that's causing it. As soon as I remove the app & its content, the back up goes back to taking just a few seconds.

Other than that, it's great!


macrumors regular
Original poster
Apr 24, 2010
I call FUD on the OP. Prove that Apple does not like the App.
maybe you are right! but i think the screenshot alone would be cause for the pull from appstore!

even engadget(source) and gizmodo are speculating that it may be pulled.

may be pulled, may be left for ever, but it wont hurt to download it now if you need it!


macrumors 65816
Dec 1, 2005
I call FUD on the OP. Prove that Apple does not like the App.
Its not just coincidence that there's not ONE app that does it so far. I am not a dev and havent read the rules about it but I'll be really surprised if it doesnt get pulled soon.


macrumors regular
Mar 6, 2010
How is this any different than OPlayer HD? I've been using it to watch .AVI's for weeks now. Works great, although not free.


macrumors newbie
Aug 9, 2010
YXPlayer and OPlayer Hd both do this but its software decoding so doesnt work that great and to echo someone else adding files like this cause backups to take hours for me, not worth the hassle............

Havent tried this one though so will give it a go..

Dammit Cubs

macrumors 68000
Jul 31, 2007
I loaded an entire season of how I met your mother and only 10 of the 22 episodes worked.

Hey I'll take A cup boobs if there aren't any B cups and C cups. But eventually, I WANT TO MOVE UP!!!!


macrumors 6502
Jul 13, 2010
Murfreesboro, TN
Got it. Don't know what I'm going to do with it. I don't have an iPad yet. But, just in case Apple decides that they don't like it, I'll still have it.


macrumors 68000
Anyone still having issues with it? I ran my files that didn't work through MKVTools. It only takes a few minutes, but it's still kind of a hassle. I know the app is free, but it kinda sucks that some conversion is still needed.
I stopped bothering with it after I saw that it would not play much of what I had. I even converted to an .avi file specically and it did not play. For some it might be ok but for me it is not worth the time it take to download it.


macrumors 6502
Sep 6, 2010
I love this app.. plus with the new update it should work with more files though.

Also there is Oplayer? i think its called. Which also does other file types such as mkv.