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The multimedia player with the new eye-candy fashion.

• Play almost any format of file or stream.
• Multi-touch. Control the player with your fingers.
• Intelligently detecting the encoding of the subtitles. No need for encoding conversion.
• Direct pass through. Connect, play, enjoy your home theater.
• Multi-monitor support. Wanna work while watching your collection? just drag and F.
• Apple Remote support. Watch your favorites in sofa, more comfortable.
• Automatically find the next episode. Enjoy the whole afternoon, with just one click.
• Forget where you stopped playing last time? MPlayerX won't.

What's New in Version 1.0.14

New: Add font fallback mechanism
New: Compatibility with follow the snapshot below.
Preference: Show current time when paused(hidden setting)
Fix: Pixelation in some mts files
Fix: Compatibility with RemoteBuddy
Fix: Some usability fixes
Localization: Add Portuguese Brazil & Swedish


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Customer Reviews

Application from AppStore is great! Dont follow link in description...

Love this application. It can play pretty much any video file you throw at it without the user having to download all the different extensions or go out searching for them. Please download from the AppStore. Do NOT follow the link as the developer chose to have junk software included within the “update” and although you skip the third party installations, I still found some of them on my Mac including the Safari browser had changed from Google to Yahoo. I cannot stand applications that force adware and or crap third party software on the user, it really begins the entire experience on a negaive note. Honestly, it’s not a big deal and the application you can download right here within the AppStore runs perfectly, without the worry of third party junk software installing even though you skipped all of them. Still, love the Applcaiton and use it regularly. The only thing I would change would have to be fullscreen mode, sometimes the video will change to all black when entering fullscreen. Then the user has to quit the application and start over to get video to show back up.

Best media player for Mac OS hands down

I have been Mac people since 1986. I remember all the struggles to get certain kinds of media to play in a Mac, and it was a real headache. Even today, some media players make you buy the most popular codecs before they will work properly. MPlayerX is an expression of why Macs are Macs - it just works. I'd give this app more than 5 stars if I could. No more REALPlayer, no more WindowsMedia, no more DIVX, and indeed, no more Quicktime Player either. I run _ALL my A/V media through MPlayerX because it just _works. No fuss, no muss, no headaches, no programming scripting or tweaking. No arcane and arbitraty codecs to install or disable or whatever. Install, play media, enjoy. Done!

If you are frustrated with your A/V experience in MacOS, then get MPlayerX and kiss your A/V frustration goodbye!

Nice, But A System Crasher

I really, really want to love MPlayerX but too often the application would crash my entire system. I thought I’d found a workaround by first opening the app then using the File > Open command to open the movie file. Just double-clicking on any .AVI, .MKV or any other video file would almost immediatley cause my entire system to just lock up. The only thing that worked was my cursor. Everything else just stopped.

I prefer MPlayer X because of the QuickTime like disappearing of the title bar and play controls compared to VLC. I also like being able to hit the arrow keys to go back and forward rather than having to always scroll. I had no choice but to uninstall the application.

Hopefully a future update will solve this ‘cause I really like this application.

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  • $1.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.0.14
  • Size: 15.9 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Czech, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later

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