mpv
mpv
0.33.0

4.4

mpv free download for Mac

mpv for Mac0.33.0

25 November 2020

Open-source general-purpose video player.

What is mpv for Mac

mpv is a free and open-source general-purpose video player. mpv is based on the MPlayer and mplayer2 projects, which it seeks to improve.

What's new in mpv

Version 0.33.0:
Added:
  • scripting: load scripts from directories
  • mac: activate logging when started from the bundle
  • ytdl_hook.lua: delay load subtitles
  • sub: add an option to filter subtitles by regex
  • scripting: add a way to run subprocesses as "scripts"
  • command: implement asynchronous commands and support for named arguments
  • player: add optional separate video decoding thread
  • vo_gpu: d3d11: add support for exclusive fullscreen
  • w32_common: Support HiDPI on Windows
  • vo_x11: add 10 bit support
  • vo_gpu: add BT.2390 tone-mapping
  • client API: add software rendering API
  • audio: add scaletempo2 filter based on chromium
  • auto_profiles: add this script
  • stream: Implement slice:// for reading slices of streams
  • player: add automatic loading of external cover art files
  • vo_sixel: implement terminal video output using sixel
Changed:
  • sws_utils: use zimg by default if available
  • build: pick up Lua 5.2 by default (preferred over 5.1)
  • build: disable RPI vendor blob auto-detection in favor of open-source stack
  • build: make C11 atomics mandatory
  • build: make libass non-optional
  • player: stricter filename matching for external subtitle auto-loading
  • lua: support Unicode paths in script loading and IO library
  • vo_direct3d: rip out texture video rendering path and dumb down OSD rendering
  • audio: rewrite internal audio handling and AO API
  • build: disable GLX by default
Removed:
  • stream_libarchive: disable tar support due to bugs
  • Remove remains of Libav compatibility
  • stream_smb: remove due to lack of thread safety and the abundance of alternatives, FFmpeg still includes SMB support
  • command: remove legacy hook API (has been deprecated for a long time)
  • client API: remove deprecated qthelper.hpp header
  • removed audio outputs: sndio, rsound, oss
  • x11: remove xdg-screensaver invocations that supported dbus based idle inhibit
  • client API: deactivate the opengl_cb API
  • build system: drop Python 2 compatibility

Full changelog available here.

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How would you rate mpv app?

14 Reviews of mpv

5
Uncoy
08 April 2017
Version: 0.24.0

Most helpful

This is what Movist and mPlayer X should have become on recent versions of the OS. Loved those two projects on Snow Leopard but there's no other minimalist player which doesn't stall and break MKVs including VLC. mpv plays everything and plays it well.
(5)
Noraa
23 July 2018
Version: 0.29.0
Just and FYI - 0.29 currently crashes on launch with current beta of macOS Mojave. I've filed a bug report with them, but it may just be a Mojave issue as 0.29 works fine in High Sierra.
(0)
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Aargl
08 January 2018
Version: 0.28.0
Well... it's pretty minimalist indeed! Just tried it, based on the good reviews below but I'm really surprised that prefs don't even exist! :-o You have to learn who knows what cryptic language to set up config files, frankly I've got other things to do in life. The good thing is that it answers pretty fast when you click on the timeline and it works "out of the box" if you're not too fussy about customization. I'll keep it around for those rare cases when my usual players have difficulties with some file, but as I play a lot of subtitled movies, I prefer the level of customization that Movist has.
(1)
5
Uncoy
08 April 2017
Version: 0.24.0
This is what Movist and mPlayer X should have become on recent versions of the OS. Loved those two projects on Snow Leopard but there's no other minimalist player which doesn't stall and break MKVs including VLC. mpv plays everything and plays it well.
(5)
2
Mark-Lee
21 March 2017
Version: 0.24.0
Crashes when trying to open Youtube video.
(0)
5
Nontroppo
07 January 2017
Version: 0.22.0
Wow, this is a sleek minimalist marvel!!! It easily played a 4K 30mbit file that VLC or old Mplayer based players couldn't. I still love VLC, and vlc and mpv make a great media playing duo. The OSD does all I need and command-line settings make this incredibly flexible. Remember this has a minimal GUI, use the keyboard bindings to control it (which you can easily cutomise).
(1)
5
smіlеyyу
06 December 2016
Version: 0.22.0
mpv can play all the video formats. Simple design without bells and whistles. Just works fine. It has some improvements in comparison with previous versions of MPlayer. I like this project.
(0)
5
ggt667
04 July 2016
Version: 0.3.3-
MPlayer has been my favorite media player since its beginning.
(0)
5
pacocap
03 July 2016
Version: 0.3.3-
A great alternative to MPlayerX. This version is way out-of-date. The latest version is 0.18.0. OS X builds can be found at http://sva.wakku.to/~chris/mpv_builds/. This is much faster than MPlayerX which has malware in the installer.
(0)
5
Purps
26 June 2015
Version: 0.3.3-
Fast and plays everything.
(2)
4.5
四点
24 May 2015
Version: 0.3.3-
install it with homebrew, there's no better choice.
(1)
1.5
alanB8048
12 March 2015
Version: 0.3.3-
no news.. abandonned ?
(0)
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4
Jon555
25 June 2014
Version: 0.3.3-
While this app is still in its' early phases, the development behind it is awesome. It's built off of the current MPlayer app, but with only modern hardware in mind. The devs stripped all the old code out and are creating this very fast, stable, and quality player. Please note though, this is very much an ongoing development and still has a bit of work to be done. That said, what does work works VERY well.
(1)
ChrisB6265
09 January 2014
Version: 0.3.2-
Note: mpv is aimed at advanced users. All configuration is done via config files or command-line options. See documentation for website.
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Cortig
09 January 2014
Version: 0.3.2-
Not bad for a fairly early version. Performances are pretty good though the app lacks quite a bit of refinements on the UI standpoint (no preferences, etc). Of note; the app is not signed.
(1)
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.8.0 or later
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