What is the Best Media Player for Macbook Aluminum?

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  1. ohserena macrumors newbie

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    Hey I just inherited this 6 month old macbook aluminum unibody and I am still getting used to it.

    In order to do so I want to ask the experts what is the best Media player out there for my machine. One that covers plenty of different popular formats? Or a plugin type? I'm not realy savvy on this subject and I want to do the right thing. This is mainly for video viewing.

    Any suggestions?
     
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  3. killianb macrumors regular

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    QuickTime & VLC

    I've always found QuickTime that will already be on your Mac very good. However on the odd occasion when QuickTime won't play a certain file, VLC will usually work just fine.

    As far as I'm aware it's still freeware. Just Google 'VLC'.
     
  4. H$R macrumors 6502

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    yes VLC is great. And for quicktime, I would suggest to download Perian and Flip For Mac

    These two make sure that you can play most of the formats, including WMV in Quicktime.
     
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    I second this.
     
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