7 Best FLV players for Mac 2016-2017

Olga Weis

Looking for a best FLV player for Mac 2016? There are quite a few options out there; so to save you time and effort we have compiled a list of what we think to be Top FLV players for Mac. We examined all of them, none have glitches such as app crashing, stuttering, issues with audio and video tracks sychronization, etc.

Elmedia Player

Elmedia Player

Elmedia Player is one best free FLV player Mac owners will appreciate. Not only it enables you to play FLV files on Mac, it also has a lot of handy features and options. Built-in web-browser allows you to watch online videos directly from the app – no need to bring up a separate window.

The paid version of the application, Elmedia Player PRO, offers even more advanced functionality. It enables saving an FLV video with external resources required for a smooth playback, changing video and audio settings and capturing stills from a video – turn out your movie into series of screenshots. You also can select output devices for video- and audio tracks and stream files to Apple TV.

Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player is a browser-based app that supports a large number of media formats, including SWF, FLV and F4V. It works across platforms and offers additional functionality such as webcam support and video recording. Many users appreciate the rich viewing experience it provides. Be warned though that as recently as a couple of months ago Adobe had to issue an emergency security update for the app because of hacking attacks. So make sure to update the application regularly in case you decide to opt for it.

VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player

VLC is known to be a universal media player. It supports multiple video formats – commonly used, as well as more exotic ones – FLV, HEVC, 3GP, ASF, AVI, OGG, QuickTime, Raw DV, MXF, VOB, RM, DVD-Video, etc. The application works across platforms and is still very popular among Mac users. In case you cannot play FLV videos on Mac using VLC, download the latest version of the app.

Aurora Blu-Ray Player

Aurora Blu-Ray Player

Apart from FLV, this application is capable of playing back a number of other popular media formats. A cool thing about this piece of software is that it can play Blu-ray disc/ISO movies directly on Mac. It also allows you to create a playlist and offers convenient playback controls.

Macgo Free Mac Media Player

Macgo Free Mac Media Player

Macgo Mac Media Player is famous for its easy-to-figure UI and navigation. This player has a video output up to 1080p HD quality and DTS 5.1 system, thus enabling you to create a fantastic audiovisual environment at home. It also supports external subtitles.

5KPlayer

5KPlayer

5KPlayer is an application that can playback FLV files in 720p, 1080p, 4K 8K resolution, including online videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vevo and Vimeo,. It can also download FLV files and entire playlists. Other supported formats include 4K, 5K, 8K, UHD, MKV, WMV, AVI, MP3, OGG and ACC formats. KPlayer is actually a mixture of music player and AirPlay media streamer.

Wimpy Player

Wimpy Player

Wimpy Player works on multiple devices – tablets, mobile phones, desktops and laptops running Windows and OS X. The list of supported formats includes JSON, XML, RSS, Text and more. Special Skin Machine enables you to design a skin for the app.

So this is our recommended list of FLV players for Mac, hope we have given enough options for you to choose from. Give each of them a try and decide for yourself.

Elmedia Player for Mac

Requirements: OS X 10.7+ , 41.65MB free space
Version 6.8(1096) () Release notes