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************************** IMPORTANT *************************************
• Movist 1.3.0 or later is 64-bit only. 32-bit version is supported until 1.2.3.
• Movist 1.2.1 or later supports App Sandbox in OS X 10.7 or later. App Sandbox supports better security but, some features are not allowed for security. Followings are not supported any more in OS X 10.7 or later (still works in 10.6):
- Digital audio out in QuickTime decoder.
- Keyboard backlight off in full screen.
- Media Keys support.
- Shutdown, Log out, Sleep in playlist end-job.
- Sleep by press and holding PLAY/PAUSE in full screen navigation.

Movist is an easy-to-use and powerful movie player. You can choose QuickTime or FFmpeg as decoder for each video codec and reopen with other decoder instantly. Movist supports many useful features to enjoy movies including H.264 video decode acceleration, digital audio out (S/PDIF), high quality subtitles, full screen navigation, convenient & beautiful user interface and so on.

Just Enjoy Movies with Movist.

• Single Window Mode or Multiple Document Mode.
• Various Window Resizing Center & Style.
• Traditional or Lion-style Full Screen.
• Desktop Background Display.
• App Sandbox supported.
• Retina Display supported.
• Full customizable Themes. *1

• Many File Format supported. *2
• Many Video & Audio Codecs supported. *3
• Codec-to-Decoder Binding.
• H.264 Video Decode Acceleration. *4
• Many Core Image Filters supported.
• Video Rotation & Flip.
• Deinterlace (FFmpeg Only).
• Under-Scan for TV out.

• Digital Audio Out (S/PDIF) (FFmpeg Only).
• System Volume Change.
• A/V Sync Adjustment.
• Audio Equalizer supported (FFmpeg Only).

• High Quality Subtitle.
• Many Subtitle Format supported. *5
• Embedded Subtitles in .mkv and .mp4 supported.
• Compressed Subtitles in .zip & .rar supported.
• 3D Subtitle supported.
• Subtitle Display on Letter Box.
• 3-Subtitles Concurrent Display.
• Fully Customizable Subtitle Display. *6
• Language-to-Subtitle Binding.
• Subtitle Text Encoding auto-detection.
• Subtitle Sync Adjustment.
• Subtitle Pre-rendering.

• Similar Named Movie Series auto-detection.
• Playlist Shuffle.
• Playlist Repeat Mode & End-Job(Sleep, Logout, Shutdown, …).
• Playlist Load & Save.
• Various Playlist settings.
• 3-Level Seeking Intervals.
• Playback Speed Adjustment.
• Apple Remote supported.
• Media Key supported.
• Full Screen Navigation.
• Screenshot Capture.

*1 Users can make and install custom themes. Graphics and UI Controls are customizable.
*2 .mov, .avi, .mp4, .m4v, .mkv, .mpg, .wmv and so on. (Caution: not support copy-protected movies from iTunes Store.)
*3 If you like QuickTime decoder, Perian is useful for various codec support.
On the other hand, There's nothing to do for FFmpeg decoder.
*4 NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, GeForce 320M, GeForce GT 330M, ATI HD Radeon GFX, Intel HD Graphics needed.
*5 SubRip(.srt), Sub Station Alpha(.ssa, .ass), SAMI(.smi), VobSub(.idx/.sub), TMPlayer, MPL2.
*6 Font, Text Color, Stroke Color & Width, Shadow Color, Blur, Darkness, Offset & Angle.
Horizontal/Vertical Position & Margin, Alignment, Line Spacing.

What's New in Version 1.3.5

• Fixed Blackout window bug in non-Lion-style full screen + Topmost window.
• Fixed Menubar & Dock hidden bug when exit non-Lion-style full screen.
• Fixed Window resize bug when exit custom Lion-style full screen animation.


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Customer Reviews

By Far, The Best Media Player For the Mac and possiably for Windows

Without a doubt, it’s the best medai player for Mac. I honesly don’t know how would I play my films nicely.


- Supports Arabic language fully.
- Supports subtitle tags completely.
- Supports surround ( Dolby digital 5.1).
- Very easy to use.
- Amazing picture quality (contrast-colors-etc).
- The ability to dely or forward subtitle.


- Doesn’t support HD sounds (DTS-HD MA- TrueHD).
- Doesn’t play large Remux files smoothly unlike VLC.
- Doesn’t play BDMV or Iso orignal bluray files.

For the very talented people who make Movist:

Thanks for making this amazing app. I really wouldn’t know how my life would be without Movist. Just please consider the feedback I wrote above regarding Hd sound and orirgnal bluray files.


There’s a little annoying bug

The app is awesome and I really, really like it.

Since the support website is under construction, I thought this would be the only way to reach the devs.

The only thing is that I noticed a little bug.

If the movie+subtitles are in an external HD, Movist cannot identify and show the subtitles.

This happens when using both FFmpeg and Quicktime.

Please fix this ASAP. This is really annoying.

Still loving the app, though

If the some kinds of subtitles inside the movie can be supported can be better!

If the some kinds of subtitles inside the movie can be supported can be better! Many subtitles inside my movie files can not be displayed on the details.

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  • $4.99
  • Category: Video
  • Updated: Feb 22, 2014
  • Version: 1.3.5
  • Size: 10.1 MB
  • Languages: English, Korean
  • Seller: Movist

Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor

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