Elmedia – a free movie player for Mac

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What parameters do you usually pay attention to when you need to download movie player for Mac? The number of formats supported, handy options offered, ease-of-use, efficiency and speed at which the app works? It must be Elmedia Player you are looking for, make sure to check out its latest version Eltima Software has released recently.

This Mac movie player is compatible with almost all known formats, including FLV, SWF, WMV, AVI, MOV, MP4, MP3, DAT, FLAC, M4V, MPG, MKV. You thus can be sure that no matter what media file you throw at the app, it is capable of handling it.

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Elmedia Player is certainly the best movie player for Mac when it comes to handy options offered. Open Online Video feature enables you to playback YouTube, Vimeo and Dailymotion videos directly from the app. Playback in loop allows repeated playback of your favorite scenes – you only need to specify where to start and end the playback. Elmedia Player allows syncing audio-, videotracks and subtitles. For the latter you can choose their encoding, font, size, color, etc., and load them either automatically or manually.

Elmedia knows how to watch movies on Mac, that is why it offers a lot for enhancing your viewing experience – a video tuner, a graphic equalizer with ten preset frequencies, on-screen display for events such as pausing, image flipping, etc. You can use your Apple RCU or standard Mac media keys to control playback.

Playing back HD videos is a very resource-intensive task and only few media players can handle it well. Elmedia Player is one of them, thanks to hardware accelerated decoding.

PRO version of the app has a lot more advantages to offer, below are some of them.

Download Online Videos

Elmedia can download videos from all popular video hosting web-services such as YouTube, Metacafe, Vimeo, Dailymotion. It is not only videos we are talking about but RTMP streams and HTML5 videos as well.

To download a YouTube video, for example, you need to switch to the browser mode first, open a required page, i.e. with the video you need to save, choose a download format and resolution and click Download button. Powerful Elmedia can save entire playlists in YouTube, no need to go through each of them separately.

Extract Soundtracks

If you need only an audio track, make sure to choose MP3 format in the list of formats displayed when you download a video. Elmedia will extract the audio for you.

Download External Resources for SWF

SWF files often refer to external resources for a smooth playback. Elmedia knows how to detect them, and you can choose which ones to download.


Convert EXE files into SWF

Projector EXE files can be turned into SWF format in a matter of a few clicks, and you can rename original files if you need to.

Grab Stills from Videos

Liked a particular moment in the movie and fancy making a screenshot of it? Go ahead – Eltima makes it possible. You can grab stills in TIFF, PNG, GIF formats, specify intervals at which screenshots are to be taken and make series of them.

Elmedia Player PRO is available for purchase at $19.95 directly from Eltima’s official web-site –

System Requirements: OS X 10.7+

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