5KPlayer with media playback, YouTube download and AirPlay features was first released for Mac in early 2015.
About four months later, the Windows version followed. After days of improvement, 5KPlayer is now one of the best free media players for Windows 10, and it does more than just playing video music files.
Free Media Player for Windows 10
The 5KPlayer software handles media files well – (just as many other media players are capable of doing). It can play video and music in almost any format and form, like 4K, 1080p, H.265, MP4, MKV, AVI, MP3, AAC, OGG.
5KPlayer is also one of the top DVD players for Windows 10 , capable of playing DVDs from any region. The ISO file format is also supported. Moreover, the software plays live radio like CBS Sports, NBC news, The Buffalo country & rock radio, etc.
Free HD YouTube Downloader
5KPlayer supports YouTube video download through simply copying and pasting the video URL. The software allows users to download a copy of video in 4K, 1080p, 720p, etc, by clicking the gear icon once it has successfully recognized the video.
Additionally, the 5KPlayer software offers an option to download YouTube directly to MP3. Users can download an HD or SD version of the music file, depending on preference. Downloading YouTube video with subtitles intact, is also achievable. As one of the best free HD YouTube downloader, the 5KPlayer is a promising product.
Windows 10 Free AirPlay Server
With AirPlay supported, 5KPlayer is able to stream video music from iOS device to a Windows computer. Through AirPlay, users can also mirror an iPhone or iPad screen to a Windows PC. Another nice feature is that the 5KPlayer can record the computer screen as a video file.
In addition to the functions listed above, the 5KPlayer provides other useful functionality, such as converting video to MP3/AAC, managing media files (via a simple interface), stabilizing UHD video playback with hardware acceleration, and more. It is, indeed, a real top free media player for Windows 10.