Best softwares for watching videos on Mac
There are plethoras of software available in the market for all sorts of function. Even for watching videos, there is quite some it available. Having the choices available to us is a good thing but choosing the best or that is most suitable for us can be a tough thing to do. One thing that we do know is that- a good video player should be free from those annoying ads, malware, virus, spyware, junkware with strong coding ability, supporting a variety of format. So to make it easier for you, here is a lineup of the best software for video player on Mac that is available for you:
- VLC- the VLC Media Player, has been on the top for a long time now. It is a simple open source cross-platform compatible. It supports and plays DVDs, CDs, VCDs and other streaming protocols. Basically, it plays whatever format of media you give. There are no codec packs required. VLC supports some operating systems such as Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, Android, iOS. It is light weight, and also it comes with features like strong playback controls and network streaming and best of all, it is totally free.
- MPlayerX- The MPlayerX can play any media that you throw at it. It is definitely one of the fastest choices on the OSX to play back some videos. It supports the instant playback of MKV files, and it also comes with an advanced styled subtitle in ASS format. It contains all the popular codecs so that the user does not have to go through the trouble of installing them. The video playback goes so smoothly without stuttering, hence providing a good video watching experience.
- QuickTime- This player is an Apple’s flagship player who is powerful but simple and easy to use. It is capable of supporting some formats of video, images, sounds, etc. It consists of an advanced video compression technology for HD videos that uses less storage and bandwidth. The player can also convert videos to formats that the portable device supports which are a bonus.
- 5KPlayer- 5kPlayer is the basic software for Mac OS X. It supports homemade or commercial DVD, CSS-encrypted or region coded enhanced DVD providing a great video watching experience. It is a combination of MKV HD video player, Airplay media streamer, music player and online video downloader. The option for playing and saving Netflix 3D movies is also available.
- Cisdem- the Cisdem Video Player, is another great player that provides smooth playback. It supports more than 50 formats, and no codec packs are required. The player has a decent interface, and it takes less space in the CPU memory. The player can play 4k video and even 5k/1080p videos with no crashes of buffers, loading subtitle files automatically or add the files in a simple, easy way, it supports all codec. Thus making the playback of HD videos go very smooth.