Flip4Mac is the official Windows Media player on the Mac - supported and hosted by Microsoft. Only Flip4Mac combines the best of a system wide QuickTime integration with web browser support and a standalone video player application.
Unique QuickTime integration
Only Flip4Mac provides official Windows Media support in QuickTime to allow Windows Media playback in Apple's default QuickTime Player as well as in other QuickTime-based applications.
Unique web browser integration
Only Flip4Mac provides official Windows Media support for Safari, Firefox and Chrome web browsers. Watch Windows Media streams and listen to radio stations directly in your web browser.
Unique Flip Player
Only Flip4Mac combines the best of a system wide QuickTime integration and a standalone video player application. Introducing Flip Player, a new multiformat media player, that can be upgraded to Flip Player Pro to get advanced playback, editing and conversion features. When you upgrade to Flip4Mac Player Pro, we enable advanced features in both Flip4Mac and Flip Player with the same license. For just $29 get Player Pro for both Flip4Mac and Flip Player. Windows Media export with Flip4Mac Studio and Studio Pro HD is also available in Flip Player.
Unique PowerPoint and Keynote integration
Only Flip4Mac provides a seamless Windows Media integration with Microsoft PowerPoint* and Apple Keynote* presentations. Both PowerPoint and Keynote can access and play Windows Media files through Flip4Mac*. It is also possible to import Windows Media files into PowerPoint and Keynote and save them as PowerPoint presentations so they can be viewed on a Windows PC.
Unique OS X file preview
Only Flip4Mac provides a seamless Windows Media integration with the OS X file system. Instant file preview is directly available in the Finder without the need to open an application*. Preview Windows Media video and audio files with Quick Look and browse them using Cover Flow and column view mode*.
Unique Mail preview
Only Flip4Mac provides a seamless Windows Media integration with Apple Mail*. Every day Windows users send out emails to friends and co-workers that contain Windows Media files. Don't waste time by saving and converting the file. Instead enjoy a seamless video and audio playback experience by watching your Windows Media file directly within the email or by using Mail's built-in Quick Look preview*.
Unique iMovie import (Pro feature)
Only Flip4Mac allows easy import of WMV files into Apple iMovie '11. Just select your WMVs when importing files into your iMovie project. Or use Flip Player Pro to convert WMV files straight to iMovie files using the optimized Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC).
Unique Compressor export (Studio/Studio Pro HD feature)
Only Flip4Mac enables Windows Media creation with Apple Compressor. Create custom presets and Droplets to batch encode large amount of files and projects. Only Compressor in combination with Flip4Mac Studio products allow Windows Media export from Final Cut Pro X.
*Player Pro recommended to remove watermark.
- Added support for Retina displays
- Added the ability to export to iTunes from Flip Player, including exporting both audio and video, or exporting just the audio portion of a movie
- Added iPad mini and iPod Nano scaling presets
Fixes and Enhancements
- Fixed a bug that prevented Flip4Mac from playing ASX files with a bad first entry but a valid second entry
- Fixed a bug that prevented exports from the Mac App Store version of ScreenFlow due to a sandboxingviolation
- Fixed a bug that could cause Flip Player to crash if a movie was closed while being loaded for trimming
(Via MacUpdate - Mac OS X.)