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KPlayer is a video playback app with subtitle support. It can also play 720p, 1080p video files better smoothly if ‘H.264 hardware acceleration’ is supported.
H.264 hardware acceleration support:
- requires a Mac with an NVIDIA GeForce 9400M or GeForce 320M or GeForce GT 330M GPU
- when most MP4, MOV, M4V video files (encoded in H.264/AAC) are played
- SMI, SRT
- a subtitle file be in the same folder, the same name with a video file and it’s extension be ‘semi’ or ‘srt’
- if you have installed ‘Perian’, turn off Perian’s ‘Subtitle Options’
- internal subtitles of MKV files are not supported
- Perian’s subtitle features are not supported
- it is automatically made up of video files that have similar names in the same folder
Playback speed settings support:
- Click the right mouse button at left or right areas of the video playing window
Continued playing support:
- replay the most recently opened video file that was not played to the end
- Click the play button or menu after executing KPlayer
Move to Trash support:
- move currently opened files(videos and subtitles) to Trash
- if there are playlists, it is enabled at playing the last video file of playlists
Save as QuickTime Movie support:
- save the currently opened video file as QuickTime Movie
- it is very quickly because an audio track is only converted and a video track is passed
- if MP4 or MOV or M4V is opened, it is enabled under turning off ‘H.264 Hardware Acceleration’
- if MKV is opened, it is enabled after loading is done
Playable default types:
- MP4, MOV, M4V
Playable optional Types:
- AVI, MKV
- Requires the installation of Perian (QuickTime Component)
Note: Now requires OS X 10.11 or later
- Requires macOS 10.11 or later.
- Totally re-coded. So, user settings from previous versions will no longer apply.
- Improves decoding and playing video, audio, subtitles.
- Improves decoding and playing video on Non-Hardware-Acceleration FFmpeg mode.
- Improves decoding and playing interlaced video on FFmpeg mode.
- Improves moving playback position.
- ‘HEVC Hardware Acceleration’ supports. This feature requires macOS 10.13 or later and recent CPU.
- ‘Playback Speed Settings’ supports on FFmpeg mode too.
- ‘Commentary’ feature added. It can show a plain text commentary file in a separate window.
- ‘Exact’ feature added. If it is on, forward/backward are moved by 3 seconds exactly. And this option uses more CPU/GPU.
- ‘Hacc’, ’10-bit’, ‘Exact’ option is valid only on FFmpeg mode. And ’10-bit’ option is valid only on Non-Hardware-Acceleration FFmpeg mode (automatic on Hardware-Acceleration FFmpeg mode).
- Some menus moved to side/bottom control-bar.
- Updates FFmpeg libraries.
OS X 10.8 or later