Flip4Mac components allowed you to play, import, convert and export Windows Media video and audio files on your Mac and were trusted by millions of Mac users for their stability and professional support. However, for the last several years, Telestream’s Switch multiformat video player & encoder with inspection and correction has picked up where Flip4Mac has left off.
Switch lets you play a variety of web and professional media formats, inspect and adjust the properties of the file and export a new file. Designed for media professionals, Switch enables visual file inspection, single file transcoding and is an affordable software solution for professional media Quality Control.
Flip4Mac Player for Mac
WMV is Microsoft’s own video format which by default, won’t use Macs because Apple’s own video format is QuickTime. The most common service for users has actually been to install a multimedia player such as VLC media player or a plugin such as Perian or Flip4Mac which both permit QuickTime to play WMV data.
However, with Perian only sustaining older variations of WMA and also currently no longer being established, Flip4Mac is set to end up being one of the most rational option for users, specifically due to the fact that it is formally supported by Microsoft as well as properly, the main Windows Media Player for Mac
There are four versions of the Flip4Mac Player:
- Flip4Mac Player: Basic media player with standard Flip4Mac feature set.
- Flip4Mac Player Pro: All Player features, along with the ability to import WMV and WMA files for conversion to QuickTime and QuickTime compatible formats.
- Flip4Mac Studio: All Player Pro features, along with the ability to export WMV using preset or custom encoding profiles (SD, 1-pass encoding) up to 768×576.
- Flip4Mac Studio HD: All Studio features, along with the ability to export WMV using HD, 2