KPlayer is the video playback app. If 'H.264 Hardware Acceleration' is supported, it can play 720p, 1080p video files better smoothly.¹ Also you can enjoy a movie in the concise, modern interface with high-quality subtitles that are displayed quickly.
• Minimized Settings.
• 'H.264 Hardware Acceleration' support.¹
• 'Subtitles' support.
- SMI, SRT.
- Subtitle files with the same folder, same name as the video file and with the same extension as 'smi' or 'srt'.
- And if there are no subtitle files (same name), it opens subtitle files with a similar name as this.
- And if there are no subtitle files (same or similar name), they will be also searched in the following folder. (~/Movies/KPlayer)
- Ruby tag is available.
• 'Aspect ratio settings' support.
• 'Playlists' support.
- If open a video 'file', it is automatically made up of video files that have similar names in the same folder.
- If open a 'folder', it is automatically made up of all playable video files in the folder. (not depth)
- Automatically saved and reused folder-playlists. (up to 100 folder-playlists)
- Automatically saved and reused file-playlist. (the most recent, only one file-playlist)
- Automatically saved and reused final playback position for each file in the playlist.
• 'Playback speed settings' support.²
• 'Continued playing' support.
- Click the play button or menu after executing KPlayer.
- Replay the most recently opened video file.
• 'Move to Trash' support.
- Move video files that were playing to the end and its subtitle files to Trash.
• 'Skip' support.
• Playable Types³
- 'QuickTime' mode: M4V, MP4, MOV, (MKV, AVI, FLV).
- 'FFmpeg' mode: M4V, MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, FLV, WMV, RMVB, M2TS.
You can get more detail informations about these features at "KPlayer Support".
✷ KPlayer uses some dynamic libraries of 'FFmpeg' licensed under the LGPLv2.1. You can get more informations at 'http://ffmpeg.org' and 'http://bohoonkim.blogspot.com'.
1. 'H.264 Hardware Acceleration' feature requires GPU(NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, GeForce 320M, GeForce GT 330M, ATI HD Radeon GFX, Intel HD Graphics and others)
(If OS X 10.8 and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, this feature only works with QuickTime mode.)
And requires M4V, MP4 or MOV types(encoded in H.264/AAC or H.264/ALAC) on 'QuickTime' mode, requires a video track(encoded in H.264) on 'FFmpeg' mode.
The video track that was encoded in settings that QuickTime does not support may not be supported.
If 'H.264 Hardware Acceleration' does not support, playback and seeking may not be smooth according to the CPU of your Mac(especially when play the 1080p video file).
2. Currently supported only on 'QuickTime' mode.
3. To open the OPTIONAL Types(MKV, AVI, FLV) on 'QuickTime' mode, it requires 'Perian'(v1.2.3/QuickTime® Component). You can download 'Perian' at 'http://www.perian.org'(free).
It is recommended that play MKV files on 'FFmpeg' mode.
'm2ts' files that are contained in 'BDMV' will be automatically added to the playlist when you open the folder that contains 'BDMV'.
Only a video file with a video track(encoded in 'YUV420P' pixel format) is played normally. ('YUV420P10LE' pixel format is played only on FFmpeg mode.)
Whats New in Version 1.3.0
• Require OS X 10.7.3 or later.
• 'm2ts' type support.
- Also, m2ts files that are contained in 'BDMV' will be automatically added to the playlist when you open the folder that contains 'BDMV'.
• Improved features about seeking in FFmpeg decoding mode.
• Improved features about subtitle.
- If there are no subtitle files with the same or similar name as the video file in the same folder, they will be also searched in the following folder. (~/Movies/KPlayer)
- Fixed bugs about the font tag with a blank color value.
• Each of decoding modes separately have 'H.264 Hardware Acceleration' settings.
• Updated FFmpeg library.
• Enhanced other minor things.
What's New in Version 1.3.1
• Fixed bugs that bottom pixels are missing up when playing some video in FFmpeg mode.
• Enable to open multiple files and folders. (Sandbox related)
- If you open video 'files' that not exist in the following folder and its subfolders, (~/Downloads, ~/Movies, ~/Music)
- You should manually open subtitle files with same name as the video file.
- It doesn't support subtitle files with similar name as the video file.
- It doesn't support the feature that the playlist is automatically made up.
• Enhanced other minor things.
What's New in Version 1.3.2
• Related to the opening of the 'BDMV' included folder
- It could automatically open the same or similar named subtitles file with this folder.
- 'Playlist' was enhanced.
• Improved compatibility related to subtitles.
What's New in Version 1.3.3
• Fixed bugs related to the playlist.
• Fixed bugs related to the video file that has the abnormal information about the running time.
What's New in Version 1.3.4
• 'QuickTime' mode was changed to 'Native' mode.
- It doesn't support 'Perian'.
- In 'Native' mode, 'H.264 Hardware Acceleration' option can't be changed. (automatic)
• Minor things were enhanced.
What's New in Version 1.3.5
• 'F where' option was added in 'Preferences'. (Sandbox)
- If this option is set, there are no restrictions by Sandbox when you open 'file' in this 'F where' folder and its subfolders.
- But if you open 'folder', regardless of 'F where', there are no restrictions by Sandbox.
• Bug fixes.
What's New in Version 1.4.0
• It requires OS X 10.8 or later.
• 'FFmpeg' libraries were updated.
• ‘TP’, ‘TS’, ‘TRP’ types are supported.
What's New in Version 1.4.1
• 'Playlist' feature was improved.
- It can be changed to 'Watched' or 'Unwatched' item.
- The save and reuse of the final playback status was improved.
• Other minor things were improved.