How to Play 4K Ultra HD Videos on Mac OS X 10.9.3

Monica Pavtube

Jul 04, 2014 08:17 am / Posted by Monica Pavtube

HD videos always bring powerful visual impact, and that’s way we have a special preference for them. There are HD DVDs, Blu-ray discs, videos with 720p, 1080p and 2K resolution. Now here comes the 4K!

What is 4K Ultra HD Video?

4K Ultra HD is a resolution of 3840 × 2160 for UHDTV (Ultra High Definition Television), or a higher resolution of 4096 × 2160 for digital cinemas. With 4K resolution, you can see every single detail and close-up in the video wherever you sit in the cinema. 4K Ultra HD videos also provide you with bright colors and clear subtitles. At present, 4K HD technology has find its application in UHDTV, cameras, Blu-ray disc and some great video websites such as Youtube and Vimeo.

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There are two ways for you to enjoy 4K Ultra HD videos on your Mac OS X 10.9.3. The first solution is to use external 4K displays or UHDTVs to play 4K Ultra HD videos on Mac OS X 10.9.3. However, the number of 4K displays and UHDTVs that Mac OS X 10.9.3 supports are limited, and you have to spend extra money to get yourself a 4K display, and a UHDTV will cost you an arm and a leg. What’s more, a 4K Ultra HD video occupies too much space on your Mac OS X 10.9.3. So you need to take the second solution – to adopt a 4K Ultra HD video converter for Mac. Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is designed to play 4K Ultra HD videos on your Mac OS X 10.9.3 by saving much storage space as well as converting them to almost any video format for free playback on those popular devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android smart phones and tablets, game consoles, etc.

How to Watch 4K Ultra HD Videos on Mac OS X 10.9.3?

Step 1. Add 4K Ultra HD videos

Run a 4K Ultra HD video converter for Mac on Mac OS X 10.9.3 and import them to it.

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Step 2. Choose video format supported by Mac OS X 10.9.3

Click the format bar to follow "HD Video" and "H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)."

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Step 3. Convert from 4K Ultra HD videos on Mac OS X 10.9.3

Hit the big red button “Convert” on bottom-right corner of the main UI to convert your 4K Ultra HD videos on Mac OS X 10.9.3.

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Step 4. Play the converted 4K Ultra HD videos

After conversion, you can play the converted 4K Ultra HD videos on Mac OS X 10.9.3 via a media player for Mac.

With Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac, you can enjoy a free playback of various 4K Ultra HD videos on your Mac OS X 10.9.3.

Crazy for making videos and movies? Pavtube iMedia converter for Mac allows you to convert your 4K Ultra HD videos to the format best supported by professional editors such as iMovie and Final Cut Pro.

Further Reading:
Best 4K Video Converter Software for Windows and Mac
Top 4K Video Editor to Play/Edit/Convert 4K Videos Windows Mac


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