High-definition video would be any video system of higher resolution. It mostly covers display resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (720p) or 1920 x 1080 pixels (1080i/1080p).
HD video is generally used for TV broadcast (HDTV), video recording formats (HDV and AVCHD) and for Blu-ray Disc system. Popular video streaming sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, etc. offer their users enormous collections of movies and popular tv series. These days video decoding and encoding is very high-level, so HD videos can really deliver up to 1080p visual effect. Everyone can agree that 1080p video offers the strikingly realistic pictures, using the capabilities of your computer's display, your eye won't be able to distinguish individual pixels no matter how hard you try.
HD videos are highly popular and it is rather important to use the right application to play HD video on Mac without any quality loss. Elmedia Player makes a fantastic HD movie player for Mac OS.
Follow these steps to play HD videos with Elmedia Player on Mac OS:
This free HD video player for Mac also offers an "Open Online Video" option to open online videos directly in the app but without distracting ads. With Elmedia Player PRO you can download those videos and save them on your computer to watch even without Internet connection.