How to Play DivX Media Files on Windows and Mac with Free DivX Player?

Apr 25th, 2012 by Boren 2,566 views |Comments Off

DivX is a popular video compression technology developed by DivX, Inc. DivX has the ability to compress lengthy segments into small size while maintaining the high visual quality. The DivX codec is currently the most popular MPEG-4 based codec.

Play DivX File with DivX Player

DivX offers the same quality image as DVD at 1/10 of the size. The video is usually combined with AC3 or MP3 audio to provide both nice video and audio quality. All these factors contributed to the popularity of DivX. There are lots of DivX videos available online. Anyway, you can play this special format with special media player. Free DivX player is the best player with which you can play DivX files easily on your computer without any cost. Generally speaking, the functions and programs change with different operating systems.

Play DivX on Windows

There is no doubt that Windows is the widely used operating system. And there are lots of media players for Windows that you can use to play DivX files. Windows Media Player itself is a good player to for DivX files. It supports to play DivX, Xvid, AVI, MOV, AAC, WMA, 3GP, MPEG-4, etc. But sometimes, it may fail to work due to the heavy codec.

In this situation, the best idea is to use VLC Media Player in Windows. It is can be used as free DivX player and it has the ability to play kinds of digital files in a more efficient way.

Play DivX on Mac

There are also plenty of options to play DivX files. One of them is QuickTime Player. This player only satisfies for the playback purpose. If you want to use it, you have to use video converter applications for Mac OS and change DivX files to some friendly format like MOV, M4V.

VLC is also a good choice for playing DivX on Mac. There is a Mac version which has very simple user interface, providing more ease in usage.

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