DivX is a free media player for Mac that lets you enjoy your high-quality media. The main use of DivX player for Mac is to play videos that are not supported by the in-built player in the operating system.
As DivX formats are quiet popular these days, so you might come across a file that might not work on your Mac. For such a situation, you should keep DivX Player for Mac installed. This application allows you to play most of the commonly available video formats.
This media player has a minimalistic user interface, which impressed me a lot, but also I have to say that because this is a free version of DivX Player; hence it also minimalistic on features. So what you should expect out of this media player is just media playback and nothing else, because this application even does not play .mp3 files. This application is just made for video playback and nothing more.
How to install DivX for Mac:
Firstly, you are supposed to download the installer from here. When installing DivX player for Mac you have to go through the installer, unlike most of the other applications in which all you have to do is drag and drop the application in the Application folder. DivX player comes with DivX Converter which is a free trial for 15 days, so if you want to use it for a while go ahead otherwise just ignore it. To start using DivX for Mac, find it’s icon in the Application folder and click on it.
Features of DivX for Mac:
DivX player for Mac will let you enjoy high definition H.264 (.MKV) videos as well as most of the regular video files that is not supported by in-built in QuickTime Player like: .divx, .avi ,H.264 ,.mkv etc. Also this application allows to you to view normal formats like: .MP4 ,.MOV that are supported by the native Quick Time Player.
This video player for Mac looks awesome with its translucent windows, and simpler playback controls. This version of DivX player for Mac is specially optimized for Intel processors that are used in your Macs, hence it delivers smooth and high quality playback without any hiccups.
Also one last thing this software has been optimized for Mac OS X 10.4 and above. So if you are running Mac OS X 10.4 and above then this application offers the best playback for your .MKV files.
If you only want to play videos and don’t care about other features, it’s the one of the best solution for you. However, do remember that this video player does not have even basic features, like, audio equalizer.
Personally, I would recommend that you try out VLC Player for Mac which is way better and is one of the best media players across all platforms.