Support for VidOn Player

VidOn Player for iPhones User Guide


VidOn Player for iPhones is a fully loaded video playback and managment app that can play any file you throw at it; Blu-ray ISO's, MKV's, RMVB's, MP4's, and more. Play all of your favorite HD video content on your iphone, swap out audio and subtitle tracks, and link it with the VidOn Server to manage your media intelligently and build the ultimate home and portable media solution. Advanced Hardware Decoding to flawlessly playback files, coupled with audio passthrough, will change the way you watch movies on your iphone.


Download and Initial Installation

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Local Playback

At first please connect your iPhone to the PC, select your device and choose “Apps”. If you have installed VidOn Playerin your iPhone, in the inferior part of the iTunes, “File Sharing – Apps”, will appear the image of VidOn Player.

Select VidOn Player and open the location of the file you’d like to share, and then drag it directly to the right side.

After finish the transmission, the file shared will appear in the Local Resource List automatically.

Connecting to the VidOn Server

Use the VidOn Server with the VidOn Player for the ultimate media management experience.

Using a PC with the VidOn Server in the same LAN as your phone with VidOn Player The VidOn Player will automatically find the VidOn Server.

If the VidOn Player doesn't find the VidOn Server simply click the  and choose “VidOn Server”.

You will need to input the Server IP which can be found in the VidOn Server under “Server Settings”>”Server Status”, and the “Port” should be 32080. After entering the information,select “√” to save it.

Now you can enjoy resources entering your VidOn Server directly.

Play resources in Windows Shared/Samba

To play files from Samba or Windows Shared Resources you need to make a few adjustments to the video folder you want the VidOn Player to access.

Right click the video folder you wish the VidOn Player to access and select “Properties”, then  “Share” and select to “Share with Everyone”.

Select on the top right corner of the VidOn Player screen and choose “Windows Shared/Samba”, then enter your PC's “Server Address” and the “Domain”.

To find your “Server Address” open your computer's “Control Panel”, select “Network and Internet” > “Network and Sharing Center” > your network > “Properties” > “Internet Protocal Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)”. Your Server address is listed here.

To find your “Domain” right click on “Computers” on your PC, select “Properties” and scroll down to “Domain”.


To access VidOn Player settings select the menu button in the top left hand corner of the VidOn Player home screen.

Here you can set gesture controls, allocate bandwidth and clean the cache, which should be done every so often to keep the VidOn Player running smooth.

Airplay is a function that allows you to cast your iPhone to other screens for a better viewing experience. There are two modes, Smooth Mode and Compatibility Mode, with Smooth Mode supporting Apple TV and compatibility Mode supporting Android boxes. Smooth Mode offers the best playback and saves power; Compatibility Mode may experience buffering.


For VidOn Player, please download and install VidOn Server v

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