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Vimu Media Player for Fire TV

by Alexander Kolychev
Rated: All Ages

Price: $3.49
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Compatible Controllers: Game Controllers, Fire TV Voice Remote
Languages Supported: English, German, Russian

This app needs permission to access:

  • Open network sockets
  • Access information about networks
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Latest updates

What's new in version 7.15
  • - Faster and more stable audio and subtitle switching (Vimu engine).
  • - Setup of info panel hide timeout in settings.
  • - Fixes situation when info panel is not hidden on media startup.
  • - Fix playback of playlists from another application.

Product details



Product features

  • Video and music playback.
  • USB, SD-card support.
  • UPnP/DLNA support.
  • SMB/NFS streaming.
  • Surround sound pass-though.

Product description

ViMu is a media player application for Fire TV.
Stream your media from your Windows/Mac/Linux PC, NAS/Router, smartphone or tablet directly to your Fire TV!

Key features:
- One minute setup!
- Lots of supported file formats: MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, FLV, TS, MPTS, WMV, DIVX, 3GP, VOB, MP3, FLAC, JPEG.
- Hardware decoding up to 4k (Fire TV 2nd gen) or 1080p (Fire TV 1st gen and Stick).
- 4K (2160p) content playback and auto refresh rate switching on Fire TV 2nd gen.
- Grid, list and double list navigation.
- Works as UPnP Renderer (DLNA Receiver).
- Simple and fast Android TV-style Leanback user interface.
- Navigation and playback from internal storage, SD cards and USB drives.
- Navigation and playback from Windows shares (SMB).
- Navigation, search and playback from UPnP/DLNA servers.
- Navigation and playback from WebDAV servers.
- Navigation and playback from NFS servers.
- Switching audio tracks in multilingual files.
- Aspect ratio change.
- AC3/EAC3 pass-though on any Fire TV unit.
- Support for external SRT subtitles in any encoding (you need to have an srt (lower case extension) file in the same directory as your movie file like movie.mkv and movie.srt).
- Support for embedded MKV, MP4 SRT, SSA/ASS, DVBSub and VOBSub subtitles.
- M3U playlists support.
- Streaming (progressive download) from HTTP/HTTPS sources.

Technical details

Size: 16.4MB
Version: 7.15
Developed By: Alexander Kolychev
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Open network sockets
  • Access information about networks
  • Enter Wi-Fi Multi-cast mode
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep the processor from sleeping or the screen from dimming
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Read from external storage
  • Record audio
  • Write to external storage
  • com.android.providers.tv.permission.READ_EPG_DATA
  • com.android.providers.tv.permission.WRITE_EPG_DATA
Minimum Operating System: Android 5.0
Approximate Download Time: Less than 3 minutes

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Phil Stracchino (Technical Thug)
3.0 out of 5 starsNot bad, not great
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3.0 out of 5 starsPlaying movies from a dlna router.
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1.0 out of 5 starsCompletely worthless!
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Matthew
4.0 out of 5 starsWorks great as a DLNA client with Universal Media Server
23 March 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
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