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Best Mac media player for any format

Our free media player for macOS supports a wide range of common and not so common audio & video formats, including FLV, SWF, WMV, AVI, MOV, MP4, MP3, DAT, FLAC, M4V, MPG, MKV and Blu-ray. It can play virtually any media file. Elmedia Player provides a perfect HD experience thanks to hardware accelerated decoding, which significantly unloads the processor and helps avoiding video slowdown or troubles with sound sync.

Make your own playlists

Want to binge watch or listen to all your favorite tracks without having to open every file? Easy! Just throw all files into Elmedia Player to build your unique playlist and enjoy it non-stop.

Full control over playback

Adjust the playback speed on the go, set subtitles or audio delay to fix any out-of-sync issues, navigate through videos frame-by-frame, resume playback from where you left off, bookmark favorite video moments.
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Stream your local files to Chromecast, AirPlay or DLNA-enabled devices

With our media player installed on your Mac you can stream local files to Chromecast, Apple TV, Smart TV and other AirPlay and DLNA-approved devices. You can also head another direction and stream to Elmedia Player from iTunes, another Mac, or from another AirPlay streaming device. Elmedia Player can also act as an audio AirPlay receiver, which comes in handy when you need to stream audio from your phone to a Mac connected to larger speakers.

Apple TV
and other AirPlay devices

Stream content from Elmedia Player to Apple TV and other AirPlay devices and Mac computers with Elmedia Player installed.

Smart TV
and other DLNA devices

With our DLNA media player for Mac you can easily cast various media wirelessly from your Mac or MacBook to DLNA-enabled devices like Smart TV in your home network.

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and Chromecast

Cast local and online files to your TV with Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra directly from your computer.

Every format is supported

Stream audio and video in their native formats or transcoded in real time. AVI, FLV, MKV, 3GP supported.

Stream online videos without ads

Use Open Online Video option to stream content from YouTube, Dailymotion and Vimeo without any ads.
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Ultra HD Videos

Stream up to 4K videos to 4K compatible devices like Chromecast Ultra, Apple TV 4K, Smart TV (Samsung , LG, Sony, Panasonic, etc.).
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Stream with subtitles

If a video you are casting has subtitles, they can be streamed as well. Elmedia supports embedded as well as external subtitles.

Stream playlists

Throw together a neat playlist and then watch it on a larger screen uninterrupted.

Control streaming in the player

While streaming from Elmedia you can play, pause, seek, stop the video, and adjust the volume directly in the app.
Manage subtitles

Media player for Mac with advanced subtitles support

Elmedia Player allows you to customize the look of subtitles in various ways and will let you either load them automatically or manually (.srt, .ass, .smil and more are supported). In case subtitles are not in perfect sync with original video, you can increase or decrease their delay until they run smoothly along with the video plot.
  • Appearance

    Customize the font, size, text and background color for your subtitles.
  • Autoload

    Load the subtitle files automatically and choose a preferred language.
  • Online search

    We have built the search through service into Elmedia Player, so you can find any in a couple of clicks and use them for your movies.
Advanced Mac media player

Enjoy every moment. Get the most out of your video and audio files.

Advanced Mac media player

The only Flash player for Mac

While playing SWF files you can choose the default quality and manage Flash local security settings. Choose which data to send/receive over the web.

Video tuner

You can control brightness, saturation, contrast, gamma, hue, noise reduction and sharpness of a currently playing video.

Touch Bar support

If your MacBook has the Touch Bar, use the player controls there (play, pause, progress bar, elapsed time, etc.). It’s also customizable and you can add more controls.


Make a screenshot of favorite movie moments or convert a whole movie into series of screenshots, while it is playing.

Continuous loop

Choose any part of a video to play continuously until you decide to stop it.


Forget about irritating horizontal stripes on fast moving objects in the playing video - enable deinterlace option in Elmedia.

Fine-tune audio delay

If an original video is not in sync with its audio, Elmedia can decrease or increase audio delay to make the sound match the on-screen action.

Progressive full-screen mode

You get to choose which monitor will play full-screen if you have more than one connected to your computer. Native macOS full-screen mode is supported.
Best sound with media player Mac

Get the quality of your audio sound to a new level

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Native volume control

A volume control that does not affect the system volume is a pleasant bonus of a media player.

Support for external tracks

Possibility to load external soundtracks: all with video name, same name as video or all in folder.

AC-3/DTS through S/PDIF

Enable passthrough for hardware decoders – AC3 or DTS for surround audio.

Audio equalizer

A 10-band equalizer with various presets lets you create the perfect sound for the most pleasant experience.
Open Online video

Watch online videos without ads

Open Online Video option allows you to access YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion videos directly from the app. This way you get to watch favorite videos without ads, which you would otherwise have to watch through or wait to skip. Doesn't that sound great? We think it does!
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Download online videos

Download online videos

Saving videos to your hard drive with Elmedia is easy: switch the app to the browser mode, find the video you’d like to save and click Download – make sure to choose the right download format. Subtitles, if present in YouTube videos, will be downloaded together with the video. You can save a complete playlist off YouTube and when downloading SWF files, you can save external resources too.
Extract audio from YouTube videos

Extract audio from YouTube videos

Quite often what we need is actually an audio track, not a video as such. Instead of downloading an entire video, save your time and disk space by extracting audio in MP3, M4A or other supported format.

Elmedia Player tips & tricks

We are listing interesting facts, how to articles and usage scenarios for Elmedia Player on this page. You are welcome to follow the link and find useful info over there.

What others say about Elmedia

Elmedia Player is easy to use and takes much of the guesswork out of playing back videos of just about any format you can imagine.
Mike Breed 4.8
Elmedia Player for Mac is a comprehensive solution for playing all kinds of videos and other media files on your Mac without having to convert them.
Ben Markton 4.8
Plays all my video files swimmingly. Downloading streaming videos is pleasant bonus of the PRO version.
Javier 4.8
It's a media player for Mac, which boasts a huge range of codecs. All of the features of this program are easily accessible through the app's streamlined interface.
Terry Conord 4.8
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