DivX Player for Mac

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DivX definition

DivX file format with a .divx extension is a digital media format developed by DivX, Inc. It was developed to let its users watch and create qualitative videos in a fast and very convenient way. This format is rather popular, because it can significantly compress large videos still retaining their original image quality.

For example a movie on a DVD of 4.7 GB of storage can be easily converted to DivX format of about 700 MB and stored on a CD. AC3 or MP3 audio formats are usually used along with DivX, thus providing high-quality audio with high-quality video.

How to play DivX on Mac with Elmedia Player

1. Download app

1.1. Download and install Elmedia Player directly from the website and enjoy watching all type of video formats.

1.2. Or, get the Elmedia Player from the App Store

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2. Adding the files

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There are several ways you can add the video files to Elmedia Player. See them below:

  • Drag the selected DivX file(s) to the player window or onto its icon in the dock.
  • Right-click a DivX file in Finder, then choose "Open With" option. Choose Elmedia Player from the list.
  • Choose "File" from Main menu of Elmedia Player, then "Open".

3. Enjoy watching movies!

By being the best DivX player for Macbook PRO or any MacBook, Elmedia Player is considered one of the best to enhance your video screening. You can adjust playback speed, contrast, brightness, and saturation, deinterlace videos for better image quality, use multiple audio tracks, achieve the perfect sync of audio with the video, use 10-band equalizer for the most proper sounding, select an audio output device, etc.

Play DivX on Mac along with other video formats (AVI, WMV, MP4, MKV, MPG/MPEG, MOV, RM, Xvid etc.) with Elmedia Player for Mac.
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What is DivX for Mac

There are many cases where people associate the phrase “DivX Mac” with DivX software created by DivX, Inc. DivX for Mac provides you with all the tools that are necessary to create and run DivX divx videos on Mac. In addition to that, you’ll find in the package other tools such as DivX codec (with Pro features), the DivX playback support, DivX Web Player and DivX Converter.

If you would like to create DivX videos on your Mac you can, by using the plug-in called DivX codec.

You no longer have to waste a lot of time and effort to create highly compressed DivX videos. If you’re looking to modify almost any digital video to DivX easily and effortlessly then DivX Converter will fit your needs. By using this software, the conversion procedure is simplified at a high level.

Looking to upload DivX videos onto a web page? No problem. DivX Web Player is straightforward and allows you to install videos in no time.

Another advantage of DivX for Mac is its playback support. In fact, you’ll be able to watch any DivX video on your Mac as long as the application is compatible with QuickTime playback. If the video was produced on a PC or a Mac there’s no concern. Still you’ll be able to watch it.


We know that you might have some questions, so we’ve gathered the most popular ones to give you some clarity. Here they are:

Good question! There is software like Elmedia or DivX Software, that are downloadable from DivX Inc. website, that you can install on your Mac and play DivX files.

Glad you asked that. It’s safe yes. Just be careful that you download it from the official developers’ website.

Unfortunately Quicktime can’t play videos in .dix format. As a result you’ll need to install DivX on your Mac so you can play such videos. In case you don’t have such video files then there’s no need to install it.

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Requirements: OS X 10.9+ , 59.49MB free space
Version 7.16(2296) (27 Oct, 2020) Release notes
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