XviD Player: How to Play XviD Videos on Mac (macOS High Sierra Included)

Mac users and users of other Apple products often have problem with playing standard file formats such as XviD. The problem lies in Apple products limited support for video codec and wrappers. You can't directly play XviD videos on Mac with native QuickTime. Take it easy, there're some solutions for this issue.

Best XviD Player for Mac

One of the best solutions to video format problem on Mac is to use the iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe. You can directly play XviD on the Mac version of iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe, which can act as a video player. Alternatively, you can also convert XviD files to other formats like MOV using the program. After conversion of the XviD files into a optimum format, you can transfer the files to other Apple products such as iPad, iPod and iPhone for playback. Unlike other tools, iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe for Mac requires no downloading of any additional components or media player.

Best Video Converter - iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe

Get the Mac XviD Video Player:

  • You can convert XviD files to any format including MOV, MP4,M4V and other formats with totally original quality.
  • In addition, if you want to edit your XviD files before converting them, iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe will help you with built-in video editing tools, such as Trim, Crop, Rotate, Add Effects, Subtitle, Watermarks, and so on.
  • This program also supports to burn XviD videos to DVD.
  • Download online videos from some popular video sites, like YouTube, Vevo, Vimeo and so on.
  • It is fully compatible with macOS 10.13 High Sierra, 10.12 Sierra, 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion.

How to Play XviD Files on Mac with the Best XviD Player

Step 1. Load XviD Files

At first, please import your XviD video files with drag and drop method. Alternatively, you can achieve that by clicking "Add Files" as well.

Note: iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe allows you to play XviD files on Mac whenever you want. If you want to play XviD using QuickTime or other software on Mac, iSkysoft can help convert XviD to the supported formats as needed.

xvid player mac

Step 2. Set Output Format

In order to smoothly play XviD videos on your Mac computer, please select "MOV", which can be perfectly compatible with Mac QuickTime, as the output format here.

xvid player for mac

Step 3. Convert XviD Videos, Play It on Mac

With one click on the "Convert" button, you can achieve to convert XviD files to Mac supported format easily. Then you can play XviD videos on Mac with QuickTime whenever you want.

best xvid player

Free XviD Player for Mac - VLC

You can also use a universal media player along with the video converter such as VLC Player. The VLC player works seamlessly on Mac and allows conversion of various types of file formats such as XviD format files into formats of your choice. As with Perian, the VLC player is also limited in functionality because the converted files cannot be transferred to other Apple products for playback. Another drawback is you need to install Front Row in order to import the XviD files into the VLC player for conversion.

how to play xvid on mac

iSkysoft Editor
Oct 19,2017 11:28 am / Posted by to Play Video

Related Articles & Tips

4K Video Player: How to Play 4K Ultra HD Movies on PC/Mac
4K Video Player: How to Play 4K Ultra HD Movies on PC/Mac
Play the Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids
Play the Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids
Best 5 MP4 Player Apps for Samsung Phone
Best 5 MP4 Player Apps for Samsung Phone
Top 13 Free WMV Players for Mac and Windows PC
Top 13 Free WMV Players for Mac and Windows PC
How-to > Play Video > XviD Player: How to Play XviD Videos on Mac (macOS High Sierra Included)
Back to top