Mac Platform: Intel
OS Version: OS X 10.7 or later
Processor type(s) & speed: 64-bit processor
Web Site: http://www.5kplayer.com/
A stylish and efficient media player application that enables you to play 4K and 5K ultra HD videos and download YouTube videos regardless of their format
5KPlayer is a stylish and powerful media utility that makes it easy for you to play 4K and 5K HD videos, download online videos from the most popular video-sharing websites, as well as stream audio-video content via Apple’s AirPlay.
Comprehensive yet very easy to use media player for the Mac
Despite the fact that 5KPlayer bundles many useful features and aims to provide you with a complete media user-experience, its well organized and easy to use interface makes things seem like a walk in the park.
5KPlayer’s slick interface is represented by two main tab menus, the 5KPlayer and the Library tabs.
The 5KPlayer menu provides quick access to features like the video player, music player, DVD player, Radio, YouTube Downloader, and the AirPlay menu, while the Library menu enables you to access and manage music, videos, downloads, and playlists with ease.
Effortlessly play your favorite videos and listen to your music or to online radios
5KPlayer’s main capability is the fact that it can play 5K and 4K Ultra-HD movies with multiple subtitles, online YouTube videos, 3D videos, and DVD files in formats such as MKV, M2TS, MP4, AVI, WMV, and FLV.
Besides its video player capabilities, 5KPlayer can be considered a music player as well, as it can play the most common music file formats such as MP3, AAC, AC3, APE, FLAC with ease.
Speaking of music, with the help of 5KPlayer’s built-in radio player, you can easily listen to live satellite radio stations such as BBC, Chill, Kiss, Magic, Planet Rock, Absolute Radio, Classic Rock, Capital, and Gold, just to name a few.
Download your favorite videos from video-sharing websites and share your media via AirPlay
As far as its video downloading capabilities are concerned, you can rest assured that 5KPlayer comes with support for more than three hundred online video sharing sites. This means that you can effortlessly download 4K, 5K, or 1080p videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Vevo, Metacafe, Vube, Vine, UStream, MTV, LiveLeak, and other video sharing websites.
Another worth mentioning features is the fact that 5KPlayer bundles support for Apple’s AirPlay technology, therefore, you can easily share your media content via Wi-Fi from any iPhone, iPad and iPod to your Mac, as well as from your Mac to AppleTV or AirPlay speakers.
Powerful and smooth-running OS X media player
All in all, with its user-friendly interface, video and audio playing capabilities, video downloading features, and support for Apple’s AirPlay, it is clear that 5KPlayer is a well thought out application that can be seen as a good alternative to Apple’s Quicktime Player.