If you want to play video or music files in any format on your Mac, VLC Media Player is your best choice. It is free open source multimedia player with millions of downloads, and the most current version is also the first to be out of its beta development. You can find many VLC Media Player for Mac review on other sites.
From the official videos, Users can get frame-by-frame advancement, granular speed controls allowing for on-the-fly, slower, or simply faster playback, as well as live recording of streaming video. The toolbars are also fully customizable, so you can have only the buttons you need in the interface, there’s AirTunes streaming, and not to mention there is also better integration in Gtk environments. Along with the improvements, VLC continues to offer a wide range of support for a massive number of video and audio formats, including MP2, MP3, MP4, OGG, DivX, HD codecs like AES3, Raw Dirac, and even support for playing back zipped files.
VLC’s open-source foundation and community ensures that it evolves quickly and often with quality updates, and new features and fixes released frequently. All in all, it’s lightweight, fast, easy to use and most importantly, plays almost anything.
Most review for VLC:
- Free to use
- Plays almost anything
- Great hotkey support
- Integration with web channel streaming services
- Much slicker interface in version 2
- More format support in version 2
- Plays BluRay and HD
- Interface limited to two colors