Play 720p 1080p HD Videos on Mac with best HD video player for Mac

Olga Weis

>High definition video
High definition video

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.

How to Play HD video on Mac with Elmedia Player?

Best HD video player for Mac
Best HD video player for Mac

Try Elmedia Player website version for free

Playing high definition content is a tough task for a player so you can't just use any player to play HD video on Mac, as it may come out choppy and jittery. Elmedia Player offers you the smooth and pleasant HD experience especially thanks to its hardware accelerated decoding that unloads your processor tremendously and makes the video smooth and in perfect sync.

Elmedia is a robust app that is actually really easy to use. This player supports virtually any file format you can think of. Enjoy its speed control, versatile subtitles support and aspect ratio adjustment. In case your video is not in sync with subtitles Elmedia solves this in moments! And you can use any subtitle file you just downloaded from the web.

Follow these steps to play HD videos with Elmedia Player on Mac OS:

1. Download HD player for Mac

Save free Elmedia Player to your Mac from this page by clicking "Download" button. Install Elmedia Player to your Applications folder.

Drag Elmedia Player (.app file) to Applications folder
Drag Elmedia Player (.app file) to Applications folder

2. Play HD movies

>HD video player for Mac
HD video player for Mac

Add the 720p 1080p videos to Elmedia Player for Mac. You can do so by either dragging the file onto player's icon, or use "Open With" in Finder or use the File menu in Elmedia.

3. Enjoy the HD experience

Elmedia Player can handle effortlessly such file types as AVCHD (.m2ts, .mts), .mkv, AVC (.mp4), .mpg. mpeg, .mov, .ts, .wmv, etc.

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.

Elmedia Player
Requirements: OS X 10.9+ , 55.24MB free space
Version 7.4(1816) (30th Jun, 2019) Release notes
Category: MultimediaApplication