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Yoo-hoo! Elmedia is now natively compatible with Apple M1-powered Macs!

How to Use Elmedia Mac Video Player

Almost Like Magic for Your Files

Video Player for Mac with All Codecs

This macOS app can do anything - screenshots, playlists, and, of course, open any codecs. Elmedia Player is the best video player for Mac. HD playback and streaming over DLNA, AirPlay 2 and Chromecast make this player suitable for many different audio and video formats - MKV, WMV, AVI, MOV, MP4, MP3, FLV, SWF, FLAC, Blu-ray, and many others.

Playlist Support

Drag your files into the app window and Elmedia will add them to the active playlist. Save it as an M3U file to open later. Choose to shuffle, play once or repeat.

Playback Control

Change the look and feel of your media. Adjust everything while the track is still playing - playback speed, color balance, subtitle position and more.
Streaming in just a few clicks

Mac Video Player with Streaming

Enjoy your content on a TV screen! Elmedia Player allows you to stream local files to a different device through the use of AirPlay 2, DLNA or Chromecast (Chromecast Ultra included). Use a Smart TV, an Apple TV, Roku, or any other suitable device. Stream in Full HD or 4K.


AirPlay 2 is also included.


Most devices use this protocol.


Connect to Google gadgets.

Format Compatibility

No conversion necessary. Elmedia Mac video player streams any format, transcoding it if needed. Play everything, on any device.

Ad-less Streaming

Get rid of ads on your streaming services by opening the videos in Elmedia. Stream videos from YouTube

4K Casting

Make full use of devices like Apple TV 4K, high-resolution Smart TVs and Chromecast Ultra. Best 4K video player for macOS

Advanced Subtitles

Elmedia Player features options for subtitle compatibility, such as encoding and subtitle burning. Watch streamed videos with external SRT, SSA and SMIL tracks.

Remote Control

Use the player as a remote - you retain the same amount of control as if you were playing a local video.

Playlists over WiFi

Use your saved playlists to stream music albums and video series. Of course, Shuffle and Repeat still work.
Simple Subtitle Management

Better Subtitles with Elmedia Player

Change their looks, enable automatic search, choose the track you need, even if it’s a separate file. Whatever subtitles you have, Elmedia Player can probably make them work.
  • Appearance

    Alter the font, encoding, color and position. Make the subtitles look good.
  • Online Search

    Elmedia is integrated with, allowing you to find tracks quickly. You can also enable automatic searches.
  • External Tracks

    Open SRT, SMIL and SSA files alongside videos. Adjust subtitle delay to sync them.
Customize subtitles on Mac
Customized Video Playback

The Best Video Player for Mac Features

Flash Player

Elmedia Player is one of the few multimedia players to offer SWF playback*.

* For more information about playing SWF files, click here.

Video tuner

You can enhance and personalize your video playback by adjusting brightness, saturation, contrast, gamma and other parameters.

Making Screenshots

Automate screenshotting and create entire series of screenshots at fixed intervals in a flash.

Touch Bar support

Use this MacBook feature to the fullest. Elmedia Player can also be used with gesture controls.


Useful for old footage or security camera records. Makes them more bearable.

A-B Loop

Select points on the timeline and loop the fragment infinitely.

Fullscreen Mode

Elmedia Player runs in native fullscreen, which means great performance. You can also select which screen to use for this mode.

Audio and Video Sync

Adjust audio delay to achieve perfect sync with your video and subtitle tracks. Useful when opening desynchronized audio files.
	Timeline Preview

Timeline Preview

If you enable this feature, the timeline will show a preview thumbnail when you hover over it.
PIP Switch


The Picture-in-Picture mode is useful to keep the player running in the background and pinned over other windows.
Sound Improving Video Player

Sound Settings in Elmedia Player

Sound Preferences

Choose your audio output device and switch the number of playback channels.

Add Audio Files

Open external files and select the one you need for the current with this best music player for Mac.

Audio equalizer

Use a 10-band equalizer to customize the way Elmedia sounds.

Surround Sound

Enable AC3 or DTS output to use advanced sound devices.
Online Video Viewing

No Ads in Online Videos

You can use the "Open Online Video" option to open YouTube, Dailymotion and Vimeo videos directly in Elmedia, without the ads. Better yet, when opening these clips in Elmedia, you can make use of all the playback settings.
What others say about Elmedia
Elmedia Player is easy to use and takes much of the guesswork out of playing back videos of just about any format you can imagine.
Mike Breed 4.8
Elmedia Player for Mac is a comprehensive solution for playing all kinds of videos and other media files on your Mac without having to convert them.
Ben Markton 4.8
Plays all my video files swimmingly. Streaming local videos to the smart TVs is pleasant bonus of the PRO version.
Javier 4.8
It's a media player for Mac, which boasts a huge range of codecs. All of the features of this program are easily accessible through the app's streamlined interface.
Terry Conord 4.8
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