MPV Alternatives for Mac

Popular Alternatives to MPV for Mac. Explore 20 Mac apps like MPV, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. If your looking for more info about MPV like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 11/29/2018 1:10:00 PM

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  • VLC Media Player

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. Features Simple, fast and powerful media player. Plays everything: Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams. Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed: MPEG-2, DivX, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3...

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  • Winamp

    Winamp is a media player for Windows and OS X developed by Justin Frankel and Dmitry Boldyrev by their company Nullsoft, which they later sold to AOL, who sold to Radionomy in January 2014. Since version 2 it has been sold as freemium and supports extensibility with plug-ins and skins, and features music visualization, playlist and a media library, supported by a large online community.

    Freemium Mac Windows

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  • MPlayer

    MPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems (see the documentation). It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs. You can watch VideoCD, SVCD, DVD, 3ivx, DivX 3/4/5, WMV and even H.264 movies.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD AmigaOS ... Xfce MorphOS

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  • KMPlayer

    The KMPlayer is a versatile media player which can cover various types of container format such as TS (also from Technisat Digicorder), VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, and QuickTime among others. It handles a wide range of subtitles and allows you to capture audio, video, and screenshots in many ways. For playing TS-movies from the Technisat Digicorder you need the KMPlayer.

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  • IINA

    INA is born to be a modern macOS application, from its framework to user interface. It adopts the post-Yosemite design language and keeps up the pace of new technologies like Force Touch, Touch Bar and Picture-in-Picture. Revolutionary user experience. IINA simplified a lot of user interactions. In addition of traditional cascaded menus, it prefer using interactive UI components and gestures to give you intuitive, flexible and powerful control of the playback. Powerful functionality.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • SmoothVideo Project

    SVP allows you to watch any video on your PC file with frame interpolation (like you can watch it on high-end TVs and projectors). It increases frame rate by generating intermediate animation frames between existing ones to produce very smooth, fluid and clear motion. The technology is well-known for a while ("TrimensionDNM", "Motion Plus", "Motionflow" and others), but now it's available for free to PC users with simple GUI and just a couple of mouse clicks.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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  • QuickTime Player

    Use QuickTime to watch videos or personal media clips. QuickTime lets you record part of the screen, it’s perfect for creating a video tutorial of an application. With QuickTime you can trim the length of video clips or combine multiple clips into a single movie. Simply drag the clips you want into a movie window — QuickTime automatically scales or crops them so they match the dimensions of the movie.

    Free Mac

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  • MPlayerX

    MPlayerX is an open source project which aims to be the most powerful, beautiful, easy to use multimedia player on Mac OS X. MPlayerX is armed by FFmpeg and MPlayer, which means it could handle any media format in the world without extra plug-ins or codec packages. Additionally, MPlayerX is inspired by QuickTime Player, with a black interface and in-frame minimal controls. All of this helps users to focus on the contents, rather than software itself.

    • Discontinued Installer contains possible malware: https://www.symantec.com/security_response/attacksignatures/detail.jsp?asid=29897
    • Warning MPlayerX has been bundled with malwares, including adware. See the VirusTotal scan results at https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/6f1e9d7dc6b52af887b5e1bee6e0d0366345fb53c752ca23b98a9cf9b647fd49/analysis/1441451188/

    Free Open Source Mac MPlayer

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  • RealPlayer

    RealPlayer with RealTimes (aka “RealPlayer” for short) still includes the legacy features, such as Video Player, Downloader, Converter, Organizer and Web Videos. It also includes RealTimes features, such as Photos and RealTimes Stories, the automatic video collage feature. RealPlayer premium features continue to be DVD Playback, DVD & CD Burning and Music Cleaner.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Kindle Fire

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  • Movist

    A Mac media player based on QuickTime and FFMpeg, Open source under the GPLv3 and hosted on Google Code. A Simple and clean interface and high codec compatibility make this a real challenger to VLC.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • 5KPlayer

    5KPlayer is a new-style free media player for Mac OS as all-in-one HD video/music player, AirPlay streamer and free online video/music downloader. It plays 4K/5K, MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, YouTube video, MP3 music & DVD on Mac flawlessly. 5KPlayer also supports Apple's AirPlay tech which allows you to stream media from iPad, iPhone to Mac or from Mac to Apple TV. Moreover, with 5KPlayer, you can free download video music from YouTube, FaceBook, etc

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  • niceplayer

    This program aims to be a multi-engine (Include of Perian Project) player designed for playing movies nicely for a person who likes to watch or present movies on their computer (such as the casual viewer or the video artist). This program features full screen or border-less floating windows, convenient controls for scrubbing or queuing movies, and on the fly playlist creation.

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.98, released in April 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • QMPlay2

    QMPlay2 is a video and audio player. It can play all formats supported by FFmpeg, libmodplug (including J2B and SFX). It also supports Audio CD, raw files, Rayman 2 music and chiptunes. It contains YouTube and Prostopleer browser.

    • It works with FFmpeg rather than a fork of it. It has a very nice play list which is easily updated. Its very efficient regarding cpu/gpu usage compared to other players I have used. You can watch Youtube videos with it. Guest • Dec 2017 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • MPlayer OSX Extended

    MPlayer OSX Extended is the future of MPlayer OSX. Leveraging the power of the MPlayer and FFmpeg open source projects, MPlayer OSX Extended aims to deliver a powerful, functional and no frills video player for OSX. MPlayer OSX Extended is based on the original MPlayer OSX project but has since undergone fundamental changes, making it a modern and easy to use video player.

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, Revision 15, released in November 2013, can be still downloded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Mac MPlayer

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  • Enqueue

    Enqueue is an elegant playlist-based music player. Features: • Large file format support including: mp3, mp4, aac, ogg, flac, wav, aiff & musepack. • Now playing queue • Playlists • iTunes importing • Built in Last.fm scrobbling • Equalizer • Media keys and Global hotkeys • Growl notifications • History graphs • File tagging • Miniplayer

    Commercial Mac

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  • Elmedia Player

    Elmedia is a free media player for Mac that supports various video and audio formats, including FLV, SWF, MP4, AVI, MOV, MP4, DAT, MP3, etc. The app features built-in web browser that allows you to watch online videos directly from the app, while Open Online Video lets you to do it without noisy ads.

    Freemium Mac Apple TV

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  • Switch Player

    Switch allows you to play a variety of web and professional media formats, inspect and adjust the properties of the file and export a new file. Play it Trust Switch for frame-accurate, smooth playback of all your media files, including captions and subtitles. Includes SDI out for external preview. Check it Inspect video properties, audio properties, captions, subtitles. Includes loudness monitoring and New! Timeline view that shows video GOP structure.

    Freemium Mac Windows

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  • Lunettes

    This is the next generation of VLC for Mac also called Lunettes. We want to make sure youll get the best experience ever when watching your favorites TV shows or Movies using VLC. For instance, if I am watching a TV show, and then quit Lunettes. At next launch Lunettes will offer you to go back to where you were. Then, we added a better way to visualize the media discovery. This is a seldom known feature of VLC.

    • Discontinued Last commit on Feb 15, 2011

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Source Player

    FEATURES View definitions easily as you watch videos. When you watch videos with Source Player, you can click the word or select the phrase in the subtitle to display the definition in pop-up. It's far more efficiently than search the definition in a separated dictionary. View definitions in configurable web dictionaries. Other than the native macOS dictionary, Source Player comes with 10 selected web dictionaries, each one has its own character and benefit.

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