The high-end 21.5-inch 4K iMac with 4K Retina Display elevates the video image to a new level, you just can’t wait to watch all the 4K videos at one stretch. Unfortunately, the 4K movies on iMovie are limited, let alone the free resources.
Nevertheless, I came across a piece of brand-new freeware compatible with 4K iMac that can help find and play more 4K content. It is named 5KPlayer.
Official site: http://www.5kplayer.com/
5KPlayer, essentially, is a free multimedia player, online video downloader and AirPlay streamer available for Mac El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.7 and newer, as well as Windows. Scanning the following review, you will find out some hidden features of this 4K iMac, exceeding your expectations.
Best Free HD Video Player for Stunning Retina 4K Display
A 4K video needs an intelligent 4K HD video player to show its beauty to extremes. 5KPlayer, as a neat UHD video player, satisfies all your viewing needs by playing MKV, AVI, H.265, MP4, MOV, FLV and other frequently used video formats, stepping up video files to 1080p, 2160p(4K) and even 4320p(8K). More than hassle-free playback of various video formats, playing MP3, AAC, FLAC, APE and other audio formats would also be as easy as a pie.
Better still, it has an impressive performance in playing encrypted 4K DVDs, bypassing region codes, Disney DRM, Sony ARccOS, DVD CSS, etc, saving you the trouble of using third parties.
Get 4K Content for Offline PlaybackFree Fast
Sometimes, the Internet connection is just too poor to fluently play HD/UHD movies, but rest assured with 5KPlayer. Surprisingly, it enables you to free download any videos (4K/8K videos included) from over 300 online video-sharing sites within minutes to iMac/Macbook/Mac, covering YouTube, Facebook, Vevo, Vimeo, Dailymotion, etc.
Enjoy 4K Video on Your Apple TV 4/3/2 HD Display
If you wanna play movies on HD TV bigger screens, 5KPlayer is right here for you to stream any video audio from your iPhone/iPad/iPod to your 4K iMac El Capitan, or from your Mac to your Apple TV 4/3/2. In addition, 5KPlayer enables you to duplicate the whole screen of your iPhone/iPad/iPod to Mac by perfectly supporting AirPlay Mirroring, making multi-screen playback easier than ever. All you need is to ensure the two devices are under the same Wi-Fi network.
With more and more 4K resources emerging, choosing a veritable UHD media player for your 4K iMac, Macbook, Mac is of great necessity. Indeed, there are some media players declared to be able to handle 4K and 8K videos, but they would either charge or be filled with pop-up ads. By contrast, 5KPlayer, a freeware with no malware, no plugins, and no gimmicks, is worth taking into consideration when picking up a media player for your 4K iMac.