5KPlayer – Best Free Media Player to Play 4K/5K HD Videos

You may get irritated if some certain format videos can’t be played with your media player. In that case you can try an alternative media player tool. You can use the recently released new media player, 5KPlayer which supports online video downloading features including AirPlay technology.

Watch-download-stream audio and video 

5KPlayer is a free full featured HD audio-video-DVD player which can also be used as an Online video downloader, AirPlay media streamer or a Ratio Player. The media player is able to play a large list of audio (MP3 AAC APE FLAC) and video formats with a revolutionary design including 4K/5K/1080p HD videos.

Radio and Airplay

It also has a built in Radio Player and AirPlay sender/receiver which can be used to listen to radio and to stream respectively. The media player is equipped with Apple’s latest AirPlay wireless streaming technology which allows users to stream files from an Apple device to Mac.  Reverse can be also done. You can enjoy multi screen display easily with this. The only limitation is that AirPlay technology works only with those files that can be added to iTunes. MP4, MOV, M4V, M4A, MP3 and AAC formats are the only formats compatible with AirPlay. Other formats can be viewed or downloaded if they are streamed. To stream other formats, users need to convert videos which can be done by WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe easily.

On the other hand the freeware is capable of receiving satellite radio signals so that you can listen to radio from all notable sources like Heart, BBC, Planet Rock, Classic Rock and Chill.

Video downloading

You can download online videos from any notable websites including Facebook, Dailymotion, Youtube or Vimeo and so on. Overall it supports 300+ sites. The best part of this media player is you are free to use this video player to rotate videos left or right up to 90% and also flip to horizontal or vertical view. You can also watch the videos in half or original or double size whichever is suitable and comfortable for you.

Playlist Library management

This freeware is a place where you can establish your personal multimedia library besides playing music/video/radio or downloading videos or streaming media files. You can manage as well as access your Youtube playlists and sort out your favorite ones. You can also create a new classified playlist here.

Operating system

The free media player is supported in a large range of operating systems. From the early Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista (both 32 & 64 bits) to Windows 7 (both 32 & 64 bits), Windows 8 (both 32 & 64 bits) all operating systems support this freeware under Windows section. The creators have told that it will also support in Windows 10 once it is officially released. Similarly on the other hand under Mac operating system the freeware supports Mac OS X Tiger, Mac OS X Leopard, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Mac OS X Mavericks and Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10).


With the simplest interface 5KPlayer is also armed with many interesting features such as de-interlace setting, direct radio listening, sound tracks rotating, sound tracks setting and subtitles setting apart from the advanced features which are previously mentioned. In simple words we can make a conclusion that 5KPlayer dominates the media player field in terms of overall performance and features. Moreover, 5KPlayer is easy to download and launch as it is designed with concept of functionality and simplicity to make it more user friendly. Within a time of just 5 clicks the whole process can be completed. On top of that, this media player software is available for free and comes with regular updates.

A Small Guide to use-

Though the way is simple, here is a small guide to help you to use 5KPlayer. Firstly, you have to download the free software from the official page.


Next you have to install the player by running the install shield wizard which will create a desktop icon automatically. You will see the following screen if you open the desktop icon.


Left click on 5KPlayer choosing the first option Video and it will open the local computer files. Select and open the file and it will directly open the file in this media player. You will get options like pause, fast forward, flip, rotation and so on which you can try. You can view the list of your played videos in the library section. You can edit it out from the directory later if you want.

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