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    Top 5 IPTV Players [2020]

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    In this post you will find the list of the best IPTV players for Fire Stick, Fire TV, Android TV Box, Smart TV, Android Phones, iOS and more. The IPTV players described here can be used with many IPTV subscriptions. The important thing to note is that the apps listed below are player only and do not provide any IPTV channels.


    To use these IPTV players, you need to have an IPTV subscription. Also, the current IPTV subscription must support M3U or EPG playlists. IPTV players can be used with official and third party IPTV services with M3U playlists and / or EPG support.



    What is IPTV?

    It is any app or service that can play IPTV channels. So, buy an IPTV subscription from your provider and play the channels using an IPTV player.

    Most IPTV providers have their own apps or clients. You can install the app separately on supported devices. However, if you use multiple IPTV subscriptions, management becomes easier with an IPTV player. You don't need to install multiple apps for different subscriptions. You can access all of them through a single IPTV player.


    Most IPTV players require you to login with M3U playlist URL or EPG URL. Some even support API logins. This means your existing IPTV provider must support M3U or EPG URL or API access (if your IPTV player supports it).

    Usually, when you subscribe to the IPTV service, the login details of the M3U or EPG URL and API are sent to you in your registered email address. If you haven't received it, you may need to contact your IPTV service provider.


    Advantages of using an IPTV player

    Here are some of the reasons why you want to use an IPTV player on your IPTV provider's native app:



    • Usually, IPTV players are easier to use than native apps
    • IPTV players are generally supported on more devices than IPTV service provider APKs
    • You can set up and manage multiple IPTV subscriptions with a single app. You don't need to install multiple apps from multiple providers
    • IPTV players are officially available on most device platforms. Unlike native apps, they don't need to be ported sideways (except on Amazon Fire TV and FireStick)

    Read also: Are IPTV players legal?

    Yes. IPTV players simply allow you to play IPTV channels from your existing IPTV subscription. They do not provide any content on their own. They don't host any channels. They simply facilitate reproduction. In fact, all the IPTV players featured in this article are available through official sources such as Google Play Store, Apple App Store, etc.

    Read also: Are IPTV subscriptions legal?


    The best IPTV players

    Here is our list of the best IPTV players. Go ahead.

    Perfect Player IPTV

    Perfect Player is probably the most popular IPTV player at the moment. With a simple and intuitive interface, this player allows you to stream your favorite IPTV service with ease. The app supports multiple URL formats (M3U, XC, XSPF) and EPG (XMLTV, JTV).


    Apparently, Perfect Player IPTV is an IPTV player and doesn't host any content of its own. You need to get the content from IPTV service providers that support playlists or EPGs.

    One of the biggest advantages of Perfect Player is that it allows you to manage multiple IPTV subscriptions on the same app. If you are using more than one IPTV provider, you can access them all from one place.


    Perfect Player is officially available on iOS and Android devices via the App Store and Play Store. It is transferred via sideloading on Amazon FireStick and Fire TV devices.

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    GSE Smart IPTV

    GSE Smart IPTV is another IPTV player with the ability to log in with multiple IPTV subscriptions. This makes it a great option for watching channels across all of your subscriptions in one place. All you need is your IPTV service provider to support playlists and EPG formats.

    You can download the playlist and / or EPG to your device and import locally or use a supported URL / hyperlink. You can also import playlists from an FTP server. Currently, GSE Smart IPTV supports both M3U and JSON formats for playlists.

    Apart from IPTV, this app also allows you to play media files from local storage. It even allows you to use external players like MX Player. GSE Smart IPTV has an intuitive interface that allows you to get started immediately. Importing M3Us and EPGs is also easy.


    You can get GSE Smart IPTV officially from the Apple Store and Play Store for iOS and Android devices respectively. However, it needs to be ported to Amazon Fire TV and FireStick devices.

    IPTV Smarters

    IPTV Smarters is truly a smart way to manage your IPTV subscriptions. With this app, you don't have to depend on your IPTV provider for the interface and video player option. IPTV Smarters allows you to integrate your existing IPTV subscription and outline channels on an intuitive interface. It also has its own video player, which is usually better than the default players built into IPTV provider apps.

    With IPTV Smarters IPTV player, you can access with existing subscription via playlist file / M3U URL or via Xtream Codes API.


    Even if the Xtream codes have been deleted, you can use an equivalent API if your IPTV provider supports one. Just like the other IPTV players on this list, you can log in with multiple IPTV subscriptions (from the same provider or different provider).

    While IPTV Smarters is to be ported to FireStick and Fire TV devices, it is officially available for Android and iOS mobile devices via the Google Play Store and App Store.

    Smart IPTV

    Smart IPTV is a paid IPTV player that requires a one-time cost of 5,49 EUR per device. Apparently, all the other services on this list are free.

    This IPTV player is supported by a wide range of devices, including Smart TV, Android TV Box, Amazon Fire TV and FireStick, Mag devices and more. On most devices, you can download it directly from the official app stores. However, it needs to be ported to the Amazon FireStick.

    Smart IPTV does not support iOS devices. It supports M3U format, like the other players in this list, you can import the playlist directly through the app. When you purchase the app for your device, you are assigned a MAC address. You need to go to my.siptv.app via a mobile browser or computer and use the MAC address to upload the playlist.

    Besides M3U format, Smart IPTV also supports XMLTV EPG URL. Smart IPTV is not as simple as the other options in this list of the best IPTV players. However, it is very popular due to multi-device support and stable client-user.

    Learn more: Come installare Smart IPTV su Amazon Fire Stick

    Kodi

    Kodi is one of the most popular multimedia players. It allows you to stream online content through various add-ons. You can play movies, shows, live TV and more.

    What many don't know is that Kodi can also be used as an IPTV player. You can do this using the Kodi add-on called PVR IPTV Simple Client available through the official Kodi add-on repository.

    You can use any IPTV subscription with this add-on as long as it supports M3U playlist URL or XMLTV EPG URL.

    Kodi is compatible with a wider range of device platforms than the other apps on this list of the best IPTV players. Besides Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Android Phones, iOS Phones, Kodi also works on Windows, Mac, Linux computers, Raspberry Pi and more.

    So, if your device doesn't support any of the above IPTV players, try Kodi with the PVR IPTV Simple Client add-on.

    Read: How to install IPTV on Smart TV? [Updated 2019]

    Conclusion

    So, here is our list of the best IPTV players. As you may have noticed, these IPTV players can be downloaded from the official channels on various devices such as Android and iOS mobiles. However, they are not available on the Amazon Store. Therefore, you need to load them sideways on the FireStick or Fire TV.

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