Playr
Playr
2.4

3.9

Playr free download for Mac

Playr

2.4
06 November 2018

Video playback simplified.

Overview

Playr was made solely to focus on your video viewing experience. It's not crammed with extra features for organizing files or to make playlists and such. You don't need to install any extras or plug-ins to view your favorite movies, it just works.

Playr has been carefully developed using the latest available technologies with a meticulous attention to detail. Its user interface is clean, stylish, and simple to use. Hope you'll enjoy it!

Features
  • Play almost any video file without the need for extra system extensions or plug-ins
  • Doesn't depend on QuickTime or AVFoundation for playback
  • Hardware decoding for H.264 video to reduce CPU pressure
  • Automatically loads and displays embedded subtitles or subtitles from external files
  • Smart built-in subtitle search engine... find your movie or TV-show subtitles in a breeze
  • Supports all the major subtitle formats
  • Supports styling tags in subtitle files like italic, bold, and underline
  • Fully customizable subtitle display (font, size, color, shadows, etc.)
  • Convenient metadata inspector that automatically pulls info from the net... with links to IMDb
  • Detailed movie inspector for all those nitty-gritty details
  • Retina graphics user interface
  • Retina resolution subtitles on your Retina MacBook Pro
  • Fullscreen player built-in (of course)
  • Works just fine with OS X 10.10 Yosemite and 10.9 Mavericks
  • 64-bit native

What's new in Playr

Version 2.4:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.12 or later

  • Support for macOS Mojave and Dark Mode
  • Playr is now notarized by Apple to guarantee it's free from malware
  • Select from Dark, Light or System appearance in Prefs
  • FFmpeg updated to the 4.0 "Wu" release
  • Select and add subtitle tracks from the TouchBar
  • Various under the hood improvements

7 Playr Reviews

Rate this app:

TCalhau
11 February 2015

Most helpful

This is currently my default player! It successfully replaced two old VCL and Movist players.

Simply Playr works! And it works very well! However, this purple icon I did not like! I think much more beautiful the previous icon was gray.
Like (1)
Version 1.1.1
Alenz
22 March 2018
Simply great: nice, essential interface, very reasonable price and best of all: immediate and effective support. I had problems with the subtitles of one of my files, contacted Bitfield, got an answer within minutes and a solution within a couple of hours. Quality both in the product and in the service. I made now Playr my default movie application.
Like (1)
Version 2.3
1 answer(s)
Bitfield Ab
Bitfield Ab
22 March 2018
Wow! Thx!
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Morlo
25 September 2017
great player and scrubs faster than all others out there, even the pro ones.. great UI.. i wish it could trim and export videos and take quick screenshots (with automatic scaling options for the screenshot and automatic saving to a folder).. won't give it a 5 star because it crashes a lot when scrubbing through video.. Please keep up the good work.
Like (1)
Version 2.2.4
1 answer(s)
Bitfield Ab
Bitfield Ab
22 March 2018
Hi all. I'm happy to tell you that the crash bug when scrubbing has finally been found and fixed :-) Just download v2.3 and give it a spin!
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pablomelo
29 January 2016
I just would like to see some keyboard shortcuts to Push / Pull Audio and Subtitles, and Back / Forward 10 secs, or 1 minute, as we have on “Movist” and “VLC". With that it would be perfect!
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Version 2.1.3
JBX
20 July 2015
Just started using this... so far a very nice player. Only 1 complaint, it dose not remember the volume setting. Have to re-adjust it for every file I open.
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Version 2.0.1
1 answer(s)
JBX
JBX
20 July 2015
OK, 2nd day with this player and it's crashing left & right. I cleared it's preferences and that worked for a few minutes ... then more crashes. Wow :/
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HRazakee
18 June 2015
Just signup to leave a request for Playr developer: 1. Is there any shortcut for seeking 10 sec using Left or Right keyboard? 2. If there are none, I would really welcome this feature in next update. :-)
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Version 2.0.1
TCalhau
21 April 2015
Updated! I love this Beautiful Application! And with the gray icon back I love you more!

But there's one thing that's been bothering me a lot ... the Player does not work with the Apple Remote control just like VLC. I would like to see the Playr work with the Apple Remote. Thanks =)
Like (1)
Version 2.0
TCalhau
11 February 2015
This is currently my default player! It successfully replaced two old VCL and Movist players.

Simply Playr works! And it works very well! However, this purple icon I did not like! I think much more beautiful the previous icon was gray.
Like (1)
Version 1.1.1
2 answer(s)
Jogga
Jogga
11 February 2015
Glad you like Playr :-) I put a lot of work into it. I think the purple icon looks good. Anyway, I made a little icon pack with Gray, Blue and Red icons so you can customize it the way you want. Get them at http://www.bitfield.se/downloads/PlayrIcons.zip
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TCalhau
TCalhau
11 February 2015
Thank you very much for the application that is really good! And thank you very much for the package of icons too!
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$8.99

3.9

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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