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Our Rating: ★★★★½ :: SMART AND BEAUTIFUL :: Read Our Full Review >>

Offering plenty of options, Infuse makes it simple to view videos regardless of their format, all within an attractive outer shell.

What's New

This is a critical update which includes support for the updated TMDb API. Previous versions of Infuse will soon lose access to movie artwork. For more details please visit blog.firecore.com

∙ Improved access to TMDb API
∙ Improved movie title matching
∙ Improved reliability when connecting to D-Link and similar UPnP servers

App Description

Ignite your video content with Infuse – the beautiful way to watch videos in as many as 14 formats on your iPhone or iPad. No need to convert files! Infuse is optimized for iOS 7, with powerful streaming options, trakt.tv integration and unmatched AirPlay & subtitle support. Gorgeous interface. Precise controls. And 1080p silky-smooth playback.

The standard MP4, M4V and MOV…plus MKV, AVI, WMV, FLV, OGM, OGV, ASF, 3GP, DVR-MS, WebM, and WTV. Includes full support for Dolby® Digital Plus (AC3 and E-AC3) audio.

Browse and play videos stored on a Mac, PC, NAS drive or from UPnP/DLNA server apps like Plex, XBMC, and WMC…no syncing required.

Stream a wide variety of videos types such as MKV, MP4, M4V, AVI, and others over AirPlay with full surround sound and subtitles.

Connect Infuse to trakt.tv to 'scrobble' plays, submit ratings, and post comments.

Bring your own subtitles, or download them on the fly (for free) in virtually any language.


“Looks great, plays anything you throw at it.”

“The best media player for iPhone and iPad.”
-Cult of Mac

“I can't give the UI high enough praise. It's great.”

“I see no reason whatsoever to remove Infuse from my Home screen anytime soon.”

“Superior to VLC.”
-Alex Heath, Cult of Mac

“A beautiful UI.”
-trakt.tv co-founder

“A mini XBMC!”
-Infuse user


Are you looking for a flexible video player that plays more formats? Infuse is the only video player app that bridges the gap between your iTunes and other content – so you can watch virtually anything you want, no matter the format. Yup, that means you can say ta-ta to wasting hours of precious movie-watching time converting your files.

Even better? The Infuse interface is jaw-droppingly sexy. It’s truly a beautiful way to complement the visual appeal of your favorite films, music videos and TV programs.

After all, you want to ENJOY watching your videos, don’t you – instead of struggling with an ugly interface, a clunky UX or the inflexibility of the standard video player?


Made for film buffs, design enthusiasts and anyone whose eyes are slowly morphing into screen-shaped rectangles.



√ Play more video formats (MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, M4V, MOV, FLV, OGM, OGV, ASF, 3GP, DVR-MS, WebM, WTV)
√ Optimized playback engine with robust hardware decoding (plays full 1080p)
√ Beautiful layout with quick access to video info
√ Artwork and metadata added automatically
√ Subtitles (SRT, SSA, SUB, SMI, DVDSub, PGS, XSUB, Timed Text, VobSub, DVB)
√ Multiple audio tracks
√ Chapters
√ Gesture controls
√ 3 zoom options (normal, crop, stretch)
√ Continuous playback
√ Scrobble plays to trakt.tv
√ Subtitle downloads from OpenSubtitles.org
√ Drag and drop video uploads via web browser
√ Import files from iTunes, Dropbox, email, and other apps
√ Download videos from networked devices
√ TV out via HDMI or VGA adapter
√ Optimized for iOS 7 and retina display


√ Browse and play videos from a Mac, PC, or NAS drive
√ Connect with Plex, XBMC, WMC, and most other UPnP/DLNA servers
√ Stream a wide variety of video types over AirPlay
√ Enjoy Dolby® Digital Plus (AC3) mobile surround sound


Note: DRM-protected content (Movies, TV Shows, etc…) purchased from the iTunes store is not supported.

Metadata and artwork displayed by Infuse are supplied by TMDb and TheTVDB, which are free and community maintained movie and TV show databases.


Handcrafted by FireCore in Denver, Colorado.

Learn more at: firecore.com/infuse

Please reach out to hello@firecore.com or @InfuseApp with any issues or suggestions.

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App Changes

July 27, 2014 New version 2.3.1
May 02, 2014 New version 2.3
March 07, 2014 New version 2.2.2
February 12, 2014 New version 2.2.1
February 08, 2014 New version 2.2
January 25, 2014 New version 2.1
November 30, -0001 Initial Release