With the ever increasing demand for high definition and quality video Adobe has introduced the F4V format for the Internet usage. F4V offers a better video quality than FLV does under the same conditions. F4V has quickly become a go-to format for embedded HD on the web and is often used for the distribution of dynamic media.
To play F4V video on Mac successfully you'll need a quality player like VLC or Adobe Flash Player, because F4V videos are not supported by most of the media players. If using VLC to play F4V video you'll need to install VLC codec pack or a flash player. What is recommended though is getting a more powerful F4V player Mac app.
The F4V player Mac free download is available from Eltima Software and is called Elmedia Player for Mac. Elmedia is a mighty media player that supports pretty much anything you want to play. So here is how you play F4V video on Mac:
1. Download from the official website.
Available for free download directly on the website, or find Elmedia Player on the Mac App Store
2. Add movies.
Add F4V files to F4V player Mac with one of the following options:
F4V are supported wonderfully by Elmedia, but also you can also watch SWF, FLV, MP4, AVI, MKV, etc. Among the music files supported you will find MP3, OGG, M4A, AAC, etc. With the PRO version of this F4V player for Mac you can easily download videos and music from YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, etc.