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Video Player Frame by Frame Lets You Catch All the Details

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Taking control over the way you view your videos can have a big impact on your work. Let’s say you are a video editor and need to find the perfect spot. With a slow, non-intuitive video player this will take ages. But with a frame to frame player, you are in control of the whole video and can now take screenshots, bookmark certain timeframes or even see the exact winner of a very tight race. These features of media player are game-changing. Life is so much easier when using great software. Let’s get familiar with the best frame by frame Mac video player.

Elmedia Player - Only Frame by Frame Video Player for Mac You’ll Need

As mentioned earlier, being able to navigate any video frame by frame can be extremely useful. And that’s exactly what you’ll experience with the Mac Media Player of choice: Elmedia Player. It’s a full-blown slo-mo video player that can break down scenes into individual frames. And it’s so easy to go forward and backward in any video to find the exact point you’re looking for. And it’s also helpful to know that this feature doesn’t bring up any deinterlace video issues. It’s as seamless a process as can be. And with the built-in screenshot options, you can create the most precise captures and save them to your Mac as well.

Play Frame by Frame videos with Elmedia

How to Use Video Frame by Frame on Mac:

1. Download Elmedia Player from App Store or from the website and open on your Mac.

Installing Elmedia Player

2. Open the video you want to watch with this slo mo video player. You can do that in one of three ways:

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

  • Drag and drop the video file into Elmedia Player window or the icon in the dock.
  • Right-click on the video you want and select "Open With" and choose "Elmedia Player".
  • Click on "File" in the menu bar in Elmedia Player and select "Open". Then find the video you want.
Open frame by frame video with Elmedia

3. Let the video play and then pause it.

4. To navigate between frames, use the right and left arrow keys on your keyboard.

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Frame by Frame Video App - Configure Your Own Shortcut Keys

There’s another added benefit of this frame by frame media player and that’s keyboard shortcuts. It’s easy to use and makes navigation that much better. Simple choose the video you want to watch and when you want to use the slo motion functionality, use:

⌥⌘→ to go forward to the next frame

⌥⌘← to go to back to the previous frame

So whether playing or paused, these keyboard shortcuts make it a whole lot easier to get the exact frame you’re looking for.

Also, to save some time, when navigating the timeline quicker, you can press the ← or → keys at any time to jump 5 seconds ahead or behind.

FAQ

You can use Elmedia Player to play any video frame by frame on your Mac. This app has all the features you need to find the exact frame you’re looking for - and provides simple keyboard shortcuts to make it quicker too.
The process is similar to Elmedia Player. Open the video file you want to watch, and press E on your keyboard. This will pause the video. Now, everytime you hit ‘E’, the video will advance frame by frame. You can configure your own hotkey shortcuts as well, which is great. It’s very simple.
  1. Install and open Elmedia Player.
  2. Choose the video you want to watch. You can do that in one of three ways:
    - Drag and drop the file into the open Elmedia Player window or the icon in the dock
    - Right-click on the video you want in Finder and choose "Open With" and then "Elmedia Player".
    - Click on "File" in the menu bar in Elmedia Player and hit "Open". Find the video you want to open.
  3. Let the video play and then pause it.
  4. To move back and forth between frames, use the right and left arrow keys on your keyboard.
Elmedia Player
Requirements: macOS 10.12+ , 104MB free space
Version 8.0(2800) (20 Jun, 2021) Release notes
Category: MultimediaApplication