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Best AVI Media Player to Play AVI Files on Mac

How to play AVI files on Mac? When you backup your files from Windows PC to your newly purchased Mac, you'll find that massive old movies which work fine on Windows PC won't play on Mac. And you will find further that most of these movies are in AVI format. The problem is that Mac OS (including Mavericks, X Yosemite) do not natively support .avi files as well as the formats under its umbrella unless you get a QT plug-in. But that's not the best solution. What you really need is a powerful and professional AVI media player to enable freely playing AVI files on Mac OS.

The Best AVI Media Player Ever -5KPlayer!

5KPlayer serves as the best AVI media player for Mac to play any AVI movie video file on Mac OS. This free AVI media player capacitates you to play AVI files on Mac smoothly without any quality loss.

Free AVI Player for Mac

Top 3 AVI Media Players

There are plenty of Mac AVI player on market, and among them, the best three AVI media players are proposed here: VLC, 5KPlayer and MPlayerX. As these AVI media players are all powerful and simple to use, you only need to choose the most suitable one. VLC is popular enough that almost all people are familiar with it. MPlayerX is exactly simple to acquire the basic operations. Conversely, as one of the best AVI media players, 5KPlayer is so humble that needs more attention.

5KPlayer is absolutely competent to a free AVI player. It renders refined playback of AVI videos while serving as a professional media player too to play MKV, MP4, MOV, FLV and 4K/5K/8K UHD videos with muliti-subtitle tracks and soundtracks. So no matter what encoded mode the AVI format is, the 5KPlayer is adequate to solve the problem of playing AVI files on Mac OS including the latest X Yosemite.

Best AVI Media Player Contrast among VLC, MPlayerX and 5KPlayer

AVI Media Players VLC MPlayerX 5KPlayer
Supported formats Almost all audio video formats(MP3, AAC, FLAC, MP4, AVI, MOV,MKV, FLV, 4K/5K/UHD video etc) Yes Yes Yes
Playlist Feature Yes No Yes
Stability Better Good Best
Operating Simple Simplest Simpler
Maximum Resolution for Best Viewing 8K 8K 8K
Other Functions Streaming, convertion, exporting No Video download, AirPlay, radio player

How to Play AVI Files on Mac OS with 5KPlayer?

Step 1. Download the free Mac AVI player and double click on 5KPlayer to launch it. As you can see, this Mac AVI player features intuitive and neat interface and layout without any complex details. No extra and professional skills required. Even the computer primary users are appropriate to play AVI files with 5KPlayer with ease.

5KPlayer Best AVI Media Player

Step 2. Load AVI file for playing. Here you can load AVI files to this AVI player for Mac in three ways.

1. Click "Video" icon to add AVI file
2. Drag'n drop the file that you desired to play to the main window of the 5KPlayer interface
3. Directly go to the file folder where your desired AVI is, and right click the mouse to "Open with > 5KPlayer" Whatever the way you choose, this AVI media player begins to play video once you have loaded.

Thus here comes to the video playing interface where there are some icons of users friendly setting like flip horizontal, flip vertical, rotate file, step forward/backward, increase/decrease volume, etc. Moreover, streaming video to other devices of Mac OS or IOS like Apple TV, iPhone, iPad etc is also available in the same WIFI with the help of airplay.

Play AVI Files on Mac

Note: In addition to serving as a powerful Mac AVI player, 5KPlayer is also a cover-all audio video player such as MKV video player, 4K UHD player and even region-free DVD player, MP3 music player etc, supporting massive formats playing. Not to mention the strong function of downloading online videos from YouTube, Vevo, Dailymotion and more than 300 video sharing sites and streaming audio video to other devices by means of the built-in airplay feature under the same WIFI.

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