Review: 2017 Top 5 Best MP4 Players for Windows and Mac (macOS High Sierra Included)
As MP4 format videos are widely accepted and used by most media players and portable devices, thus a good mp4 player is essential. Although, Windows and Mac system have their default media players, but still a lot of users go for a third party MP4 player, owing to their user friendly interface, additional features and excellent performance. So, in this post, we will list 2017 Top 5 Best MP4 Players for Windows 10/8.1/7 and Mac (macOS High Sierra 10.13 included) for your reference.
Top 1. Brorsoft Player
Brorsoft Player is one of the best MP4 player that supports MP4 files in all video/audio codecs on your Windows 10/8.1/8/7 PC. The Mac version can also run perfectly on the new macOS High Sierra and previous. It also supports H.265/HEVC in HD/4K/8K video formats for playback.
--Support 4K/8K/1080P/720P MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, FLV, WMV and more for playback on Windows PC/Mac.
--Play 4K/HD Video and Blu-ray, HD DVDs in high definition with DTS-HD Master Audio or Dolby TrueHD.
--Select any period of times and make animated GIF file for sharing to have more fun.
--Take snapshot of the shining moment of your movies.
--Record what's happening on the screen as a straightforward video. It saves time and is quite effective.
--Add a bookmark of the video for watching later or return to recent viewed point as you like.
Top 2. VLC Media Player
VLC is a free and open source media player that can directly play MP4 videos encoded with H.264 and H.265 on Windows 10/8.1/7 without third-party codec packs installed. Besides, it also can play a diverse of video, audio files as well as Blu-rays, DVDs, CDs and VCDs.
Like Brorsoft Player, VLC is a standalone program bundled no spyware, ads or user tracking plug-ins. What's more, this powerful MP4 player grants bonus functions to convert video files and rip DVD/Blu-ray/CD discs to MKV, WebM, TS, MP3, FLAC, iPhone, iPod, Android and YouTube.
Top 3. RealPlayer
RealPlayer is a multimedia player that compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Windows Mobile and Android. It totally supports any MP4 video as well as other popular formats like AVI, MPEG, WMV, MOV, FLV, VOB, RM, MP3, AAC, M4A, etc for playback, and provides a list of plug-ins for additional formats support.
In addition, it becomes multifunctional media software which can play and manage MP4 or other video/audio contents on Windows/Mac computers, stream media over the internet, download web videos from YouTube, Vimeo and alike sites, convert videos and burn music to CD.
Top 4. KMPlayer
KM Player is also a good choice to play MP4 videos on Windows PC, and its mac version: KMPlayer for Mac supports variety of formats including MP4, MP3, WAV, AVI, OGG and others. Other features offered by the player include settings of language, screen setting with options of color setting and screen rotation, creating playlist by selected files and playback setting with play speed.
Note: The player does not support H.264 and H.265 codecs and thus users cannot play 1080p UHD or 4K movies using this player.
Top 5. MPlayer
MPlayer is a free and open media player software that available for all major operating systems, including macOS, Windows, Linux, and other Unix-like systems. It is a simple yet great media player that supports various video/audio formats including mp4, mkv, avi, flv, 3gp, mp4, aac, ac3, and more.
Note: The interface in MPlayer is not exactly brilliant. It's quite basic, almost minimalist.
With above comparison, it's worth to say Brorsoft Player is the best mp4 video player with versatile functions. And now it's time to select your desired one to play mp4 videos on Windows PC/ Mac with ease.
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