Nova is an opeN sOurce Video plAyer designed for tablets, phones and AndroidTV devices.available at

Universal player:
- Play videos from your computer, server (FTP, SFTP), NAS (SMB, UPnP)
- Play videos from external USB storage
- Videos from all sources integrated in a unified multimedia collection
- Automatic online retrieval of movie and TV show descriptions with posters and backdrops
- Integrated subtitle download

Best player:
- Hardware accelerated video decoding for most devices and video formats
- Multi-audio tracks and mutli-subtitles support
- Supported file formats: MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, etc.
- Supported subtitle file types: SRT, SUB, ASS, SMI, etc.

TV friendly:
- Dedicated “leanback” user interface for Android TV
- AC3/DTS passthrough (HDMI or S/PDIF) on supported hardware: Nexus Player, NVidia SHIELD TV, Rockchip and AmLogic based TV-boxes
- 3D support with side-by-side and top-bottom formats playback for 3D TVs
- Audio Boost mode to increase the volume level
- Night Mode to dynamically adjust the volume level

Browse the way you want:
- Instant access to recently added and recently played videos
- Browse movies by name, genre, year, duration, rating
- Browse TV shows by seasons
- Folder browsing supported

And even more:
- Multi-device network video resume
- NFO metadata processing for descriptions and posters
- Scheduled rescan of your network content (Leanback UI only)
- Private mode: temporarily disable playback history recording
- Manually adjust subtitles synchronization
- Manually adjust audio/video synchronization
- Track what your collection and what you have watched via Trakt

In case you have an issue or a request about this app, please check our Reddit support community at this address:

If you experience any issue with video hardware decoding you can force software decoding in the application preferences.

You are welcome to contribute to the translation of the application at

NOVA stands for opeN sOurce Video plAyer.

From version Nova Video Player 6.2.13-20230526.1925:

- Add webdav network share support
- Add tx3g (mov_text) subtitles support
- Add network shortcuts support for all network shares
- Enhance webdav stabillity
- Be sure to process year provided in movie files to increase scrape accuracy
- Fix all videos icon boxes not getting updated on AndroidTV

All versions


Uploaded:May 31, 2023 at 4:38AM UTC

File size:27.66 MB



Uploaded:May 13, 2023 at 8:59PM UTC

File size:27.65 MB


Nova Video Player 6.2.7-20230508.1402


Uploaded:May 13, 2023 at 2:19AM UTC

File size:28.68 MB



Uploaded:April 5, 2023 at 4:16PM UTC

File size:26.89 MB



Uploaded:April 4, 2023 at 11:19PM UTC

File size:12.67 MB



Uploaded:March 29, 2023 at 6:16AM UTC

File size:26.89 MB



Uploaded:March 15, 2023 at 4:57PM UTC

File size:27.19 MB


Nova Video Player 6.0.97-20230212.1339


Uploaded:February 13, 2023 at 5:42PM UTC

File size:26.91 MB


Nova Video Player 6.0.96-20230209.2111


Uploaded:February 9, 2023 at 9:50PM UTC

File size:12.72 MB


Nova Video Player 6.0.96-20230208.2140


Uploaded:February 9, 2023 at 7:33AM UTC

File size:26.92 MB