The best way to play F4V on Mac

Olga Weis
The best way to play F4V on Mac
Play F4V on Mac

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.

How to Play F4V on Mac with Elmedia Player

Elmedia Player
F4V Player for Mac

Download Elmedia Player

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

    Download free Elmedia Player on your computer from this page. Launch the DMG file and drop Elmedia Player file to your Applications folder.

    Elmedia Player installation
    Elmedia Player installation
  2. Add movies

    Add F4V files to F4V player Mac with one of the following options:

    • - Drop the F4V files to the player window or on its icon in the Dock.
    • - Use context menu for the file in Finder and select the "Open With" menu option. Select Elmedia Player.
    • - Choose "File" from Elmedia Player's Main menu, then "Open".
  3. Open F4V video
    Open F4V video with Elmedia Player

  4. Enjoy

    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.

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Elmedia Player for Mac

Requirements: OS X 10.7+ , 36.64MB free space
Version 6.9(1118) (13th Nov, 2017) Release notes