Best Free Video Player on macOS 2022
For windows user, Pot Player might be the best free video player, for mac user most of the apps are paid apps, some of the apps are free-trial, you still need to pay. Here are the totally free video player on macOS, so you can just download and have a try.
Potplayer X was released on Mac App Store just in 2022/April, but it already have the average 4.9 stars on Mac App Store, almost all 5 stars ratings from customers.
It provide standard video/audio file format support, especially for the ISO, M3U8 support, this is not supported on most video player apps. So you can watch the DVD videos or IPTV online streaming video directly.
For the playback speed, you can customize the speed, or just watch the video by frame.
Screenshot, Video Recording, even recording a clips to a gif.
Auto searched subtitle, Picture-in-Picture, music mode. You can download in Mac App Store directly or seach PotPlayer X to find it.
IINA is born to be a modern macOS video player, it use a very modern design for the UI, and it is a free open-source application powered by mpv. IINA support all kinds of video or audio file format. The most amazing thing is, IINA has been translated into more than 20 language by the real users.
IINA do not have the feature like screenshot or video recording etc. But overall it is a stable video player for 4K, 8K files.
VLC & MPV are the famous open souring video player, but VLC is the one who is well known by users. It is a free, open-source video player, and there are a lot of video player are using VLC as the encode/decode library. VLC support macOS, Windows, iOS and Android, even Linux. The only limitation is, VLC is not focusing with macOS, so the UI on mac are windows style.
These three video players are totally free video player on Mac, there are also some great paid video player. But it doese not mean the free app is not better than the paid one.