Doing a search for best media players for Windows 10 on the Web, I found 5KPlayer, free of charge and exciting, standing out in lots of media players together with the VLC media player, KMPlayer, and other well-known ones. 5KPlayer provides you with an intuitive interface, flexible media record playback, quick video downloading, new AirPlay streaming and accurate data management, which shall be reviewed one at a time in detail below.
User Interface | 5KPlayer Review
Icons as Video, Music, DVD, Radio, AirPlay, and YouTube seem on user interface whenever you open 5KPlayer, providing you with the quick guide to each core serve as of 5KPlayer. On the top, you’ll find Library icon to manage files within the 5KPlayer, which we will be talking later on in our review.
Play Multiple Media Files Smoothly in 5KPlayer
As discussed above, the 5KPlayer deals with video, DVD, music, and Radio. Being the primary function of a Windows 10 media player, playing feature is considered widely. Due to this fact, a full review relating to playback will be done.
5KPlayer covers quite a lot of varieties of video formats such as MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV, FLV, MOV, M4V, RMVB, MPEG. Also, the audio formats like MP3, FLAC, AAC, WMA, AIF, WAV, OGG, and so on without installing other formats so long as you keep it to the latest version. But even so, 5KPlayer isn’t restricted in video definition since it’s designed to play 4K Ultra HD videos. That means this media player can play SD, HD, 1080p/4K UHD videos smoothly on Windows 10 and the MAC OS.
With an emphasis on simple customization, 5KPlayer provides a right-click menu to make adjustments to video, audio, subtitle and more while playing. From here you’ll be able to open new files, can check recently played files, adjust contrast/ brightness/ saturation, synchronization audio/ video/ subtitle. You can also rotate video through 90 degrees, vertically or horizontally as required.
Download Videos Faster and in Simpler Way with 5KPlayer
To increase your video/audio sources offline, the 5KPlayer provides you the feature to download online videos from 300+ video hosting websites, such as Daily Motion, Metacafe, Yahoo, and other well-known websites too. Additionally, 5KPlayer is capable of downloading 4K UHD videos on your Windows 10. So, it’s easy to Play and Download 4K videos with 5KPlayer.
Click Library icon, and you’ll see the three steps to downloading online videos. Follow the guide; you’ll be able to get the video you want. To find out the video you downloaded or change the video download folder, go to Settings.
AirPlay Stream Video Music Directly on 5KPlayer
Airplay-supported 5KPlayer lets you stream video or song from iPhone/iPad/iPod on your Windows 10 PC. It means you can enjoy video on a big screen when your iPhone/iPad/iPod and PC are on the same network. If you wish to record a game walk thru from iOS devices, simply get 5KPlayer for your Windows 10 and attach it to your iOS devices. It’s a pity that you cannot AirPlay Android devices to 5KPlayer on your Windows 10 directly.
Easy to Manage Media Files in 5KPlayer
In the Library of 5KPlayer, all your media files are orderly organized in Favorites, YouTube, and Playlists. By clicking the heart icon beside the video/music, you’ll be able to upload the file to your Favorite list; by clicking New List, you’ll be able to create a new playlist. To add new files, just click on the plus (+) icon; to remove a file, choose the file and click the minus icon (-). The Ctrl/Shift/Ctrl-A shortcuts are also applied to 5KPlayer when you want to select more than one files to add or delete.
Moreover, 5KPlayer can convert any video to AAC/MP3 music, meeting the need for extracting audio from video. Additionally, 5KPlayer provides quite a lot of playing modes such as single, order, circulation, and random, which can also be switched by clicking the repeat icon next to the minus icon (-). For the ease of finding a file in the playlist, 5KPlayer also supports searching files.
Final Words about 5KPlayer
5KPlayer, with its compact multi purposes and active user accommodation, is currently my top choice on Windows 10 and MAC OS. Although it still has a lot of space for development since it’s new Media Player, still, 5KPlayer makes the variation in some fields like dealing with UHD videos when compared with other classic media players.
5KPlayer makes the variation in some fields like dealing with UHD videos when compared with other classic media players
- Good UI
- Wide options of Audio/Video Format
- Easy to manage/download files
- Supports 4K, AirPlay Stream
- No skin option is provided
- It doesn't support for multi-language