MPlayer OSX Extended
MPlayer OSX Extended
16

5.0

MPlayer OSX Extended free download for Mac

MPlayer OSX Extended

16
17 July 2019

Multimedia player; extended version of MPlayer.

Overview

MPlayer OSX Extended is the future of MPlayer OSX. Leveraging the power of the MPlayer and FFmpeg open source projects, MPlayer OSX Extended aims to deliver a powerful, functional and no frills video player for OSX.

MPlayer OSX Extended is based on the original MPlayer OSX project but has since undergone fundamental changes, making it a modern and easy to use video player. Thanks to multithreading and 64bit architecture, MPlayer OSX Extended is one of the fastest choices on OSX to play back HD H264 videos. It also supports instant playback of MKV files and advanced styled subtitles in the ASS format. MPlayer OSX Extended uses the MPlayer open source project for decoding and integrates MPlayer's default key commands with a native OSX interface. Users of MPlayer should immediately feel at home and are able to tweak the fine details of the MPlayer invocation with binary bundles and additional command-line options.

Features:
  • Up-to-date builds of MPlayer and FFmpeg.
  • Clean and concise interface and preferences.
  • Support for MKV files with embedded fonts and ASS subtitles.
  • Multithreaded and 64bit-enabled for best playback performance.
  • Built-in support for a wide range of video and audio formats.
  • Fullscreen controls, playlist, inspector and interactive audio and video equalizers.
  • Capture screenshots of any video.
  • Automatic updates for itself and MPlayer binaries.

What's new in MPlayer OSX Extended

Version 16:
New:
  • Touch up player window, now using vector graphics for high-dpi screens
  • Remove need for rebuilding font cache (might need to reselect font in preferences)
  • Define UTIs for supported file types (so that Finder/Spotlight recognize them as movie/audio files)
  • Add support for HTTPS streaming
  • Enable automatic detection of multibyte encoded subtitle files by default
Fixes:
  • Fix crash on startup on macOS 10.13
  • Fix scrubbing bar not visible on macOS 10.11+
  • Fix video interpolation on macOS 10.11+
  • Fix cursor sometimes not unhiding when exiting fullscreen
  • Fix enabling video equalizer preventing playback
  • Fix all keys beeping when video equalizer is enabled
  • Fix skipping backwards in playlist from player window
  • Fix window sizing on retina screens

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Capitan
19 October 2009

Most helpful

Works very well. But I recommand VLC.
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Version rev12
Hal-Itosis
16 July 2019
Not sure why the date here says “16 July 2019” because Revision 16 dates back to 24 January 2018.
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Version 16
Dan-Buchan
01 June 2018
It won't download -- I keep getting "AccessDeniedRequest has expired" Are there any alternative download sites?
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Version 16-test2
evilinstone
08 January 2018
So much better than VLC
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Version 16-test2
starsizzle
19 November 2015
Dead in the water. Use VLC or one of the media center solutions to watch your movies.
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Version rev15
1 answer(s)
Jimmy-uk
Jimmy-uk
05 December 2015
Just got an update! Rev16 Test 1...Fixes up the el capitan issues I had, so far so good! Click on check for updates.
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nicosx
31 October 2015
Mplayer osx extended has not been updated for 2 years. Yet it is the best video player for mac !!
I hope that the compatibility with future remain osx
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Version rev15
Mlsteve
11 September 2015
MPlayer works well. Why no update?
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Version rev15
Rsmacupdate
29 March 2015
So this has had no updates in 16 months as of March 2015? I the developer is monitoring these replies, then the developer should, hopefully, give a status.
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Version rev15
alanB8048
12 March 2015
no update ...? RIP?
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Version rev15
Mikael-B
20 July 2014
The other MPlayer of importance, MPlayerX, doesn't play back as nicely as MPlayer OSX Extended does as it's ridden with sync issues that the developer seems disinterested in fixing. But MPlayerX saves playback position in bookmarks, unlike both MPlayer OSX Extended and VLC, which is nice when you have a lot of videos to look trough. MPlayer OSX Extended also have much better DVD playback, also VIDEO_TS, compared to MPlayerX, but unlike VLC lacks ability to select episode on discs like TV-series, which is a let down. As VLC plays back all kinds of video as good as, or better than, MPlayer OSX Extended it's still my number one choice and MplayerX is the second (for material with lesser requirements). If VLC ever gets playback position bookmarks, then you won't need anything else. The Font Config Cache issue does detract form the expereince of using MPlayer OSX Extended. This time it took 5 minutes at first start up. None on the following.
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Version rev15
2 answer(s)
Mikael-B
Mikael-B
20 July 2014
I forgot to mention that another very serious drawback of MPlayer OSX Extended is that it doesn't handle multiple audio output devices well at all, also when they are system default. This is not so with MPlayerX nor VLC. At playback you "Error parsing option on the command line: -channels". The solution is to select "Stereo" instead of "Same as output device" in Prerferences > Audio > Surround.
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Air1413
Air1413
20 January 2015
" it's ridden with sync issues that the developer seems disinterested in fixing"

This is definitely true and probably due to a poor optimization. I have experienced this in large 1080p MKV files.
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Big-Mac-XXL
25 January 2014
Only one big complaint. Every time I change a font in my OSX's fonts folder Mplayer OSX Ext. blocks at launch with this dumb message: "Fontconfig needs to update its font cache. This can take up to a couple of minutes." This is massively annoying. No other program does this: VLC, MPlayerX, Movist, QuickTimePlayer, RealPlayer ...
Like (7)
Version rev15
1 answer(s)
Gary30
Gary30
15 July 2014
Plus it puts a bunch of hidden fonts in your Users folder that seem to duplicate fonts already on the system. To me, this looks like kind of a weird lash up that is past is prime. Maybe I am missing something but this is one I am removing.
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