The MOV format is a QuickTime media container format and in this article we'll talk about top MOV players for Mac that make watching MOV files fun! Here is our selection of players for MOV files on Mac.
Elmedia Player is a free MOV player for Mac. A super friendly app that supports MOV perfectly well and allows you to play pretty much any file type you may ever decide to watch. Elmedia lets you choose the preferred language, encoding and adjust subtitles. It will work through a damaged AVI file, if you have one, to play it anyway.
Elmedia Player PRO is also offered in PRO version that lets you stream MOV files to Apple TV, adjust the playback settings as you go, make screenshots of any movie moment or simply make the whole video a series of images. Images can be saved as TIFF, PNG, GIF. And the last but in no way the least thing is that Elmedia Player PRO can download online videos on your Mac.
Cisdem VideoPlayer is another great MOV player for Mac. By many it is considered to be a runner up for VLC and 5KPlayer. It has decent looks, is resource-efficient, offers smooth playback where many players would show choppy image. Also it supports a large variety of video formats: MOV, AVI, WMV, MP4, M4V, FLV, MKV, as well as 5K and Full HD 1080P. It can also play such audio files as MP3, M4A, OGG, WMA, WAV, etc.
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VLC media player will play MOV files on Mac as well as it will do it on Windows. It is rather popular thanks to its wide range of supported formats, which include MOV, AVI, WMV, MKV, M4K, FLV, MTS, M2TS, VOB. However one should note that VLC only supports 64-bit systems.
Macgo Free Mac Media Player is a free player that plays HD videos great with no quality loss and supports DTS5.1 audio system. Macgo can also play on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with an AirX option. It also supports external subtitles additionally to subtitles built in the video.
Movavi Media Player is another good option among the top MOV players for Mac. It supports more than 50 video file types, including MP4, AVI, and FLV. Also it supports music files, including MP3, AAC, FLAC, OGG, WMA, WAV, M4A, PCM. Movavi offers very smooth HD playback, various settings, and frame navigation. One can set up the aspect ratio and player size to fit the screen, play one frame at a time with the next/previous frame buttons.