Windows Media Player 9 for Mac OS X
Microsoft Windows Media Player for Mac OS X Sporting a brushed steel skin for Mac OS X operating system, this Mac media player opens the world of Windows Media 9 content to Macintosh users, enabling them to access the best audio and video on the web.
Media player for Mac provides Mac users with plug-in support for Internet Explorer, Netscape, and Safari enables playback of Windows Media files right from the browser.
Optimized specifically for the Macintosh, the player provides intuitive design, reliable performance, and compatibility with most popular Macintosh models and system software.
Download Windows Media Player 9 for Mac OS X
Media Player for Mac Playback Details:
• Support for local and streamed playback of Windows Media files
• ASX version 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0 parsing
• UDP, TCP/IP, HTTP and multicast streaming
• Protocol automatic ordering and rollover
• Multiple bit rates
• Intelligent streaming
• Producer file support
• Server Side playlist
• Closed captioning
• HTTP basic authentication
• Limited Windows Media Download (WMD) support
Windows Media Player for Mac
• Windows Media Audio Decode (Format Tag: WMA2 = 353, WMA1=352)
• Decodes all CBR from 5kbps - 192kbps, 8kHz - 48kHz, mono & stereo
• Decodes all v9 CBR from 5kbps - 320kbps, 8kHz - 48kHz, mono & stereo
• Decodes all quality based, bit rate, and peak constrained VBR profiles
• Supports WMA v1 and WMA v2 bit streams
• Decodes WMV v9 Pro downsampled to stereo
• Windows Media Audio Pro Decode
• 5.1 discrete to stereo fold down only
• Windows Media Audio Lossless Decode
• Windows Media Audio Voice Decode (Format Tag: 10)
• Decodes all CBR profiles from 4kbps to 20kbps, 8kHz to 22kHz, mono
• Supports Speech mode, Music Mode and post-filtering
• Windows Media Video Decode (4CC: WMV7, WMV8, WMV9)
• Decodes content encoded with WMV v7 v8 and v9
• Decodes WMV v9 1p/2p CBR/VBR
• Windows Media Video Image (4CC: WMVP)
• Decodes CBR/VBR content
• MS MPEG-4 Decode (4CC: MP42, MP43)
• Decodes content encoded with MS MPEG-4 v2 and MS MPEG-4 v3
• ISO MPEG-4 Decode (4CC: MP4S)
• Decodes ISO MPEG-4 v1.0 (subset of simple profile)
• Windows Media content playback
• Plug-in support for Internet Explorer
• Netscape® and Safari™ browsers
• High-quality Audio and video
• Mac Classic skins
Download Windows Media Player for Mac
Windows Media Player for Mac is Microsoft's media player for Mac OS platform. Windows Media Player 9 for Mac OS X is available for download in two file formats: MacBinary .bin and BinHex .hqx Although the file formats differ, both files contain the same version of Windows Media Player.
Another alternative for Mac users is to download Windows Media Components for QuickTime by Flip4Mac. This will enable you to play .wma and .wmv Windows Media files directly in QuickTime Player. Windows Media Components for QuickTime has been highly optimized for Power Mac G4 and G5 and Intel computers and supports the playback of high-definition Windows Media video files on your Mac. However, it does not support content that is protected with Windows Media digital rights management (DRM). To learn more about the supported video/audio codecs and system requirements, visit the Windows Media Components for QuickTime website.
Note: Media Player for Mac will download to the location specified in your browser. The default location is the desktop.
You can use StuffIt Expander to decompress Windows Media Player for Mac OS X. StuffIt Expander easily expands and decodes virtually any compressed file on Mac OS X.