The video player for video people.
Minimal interface with no distractions.
Timecode, LUTs, crops, flops, and all the pro stuff.
Image sequences. RAW. Metadata. Proper keyboard shortcuts.
Super fast exports, screenshots, and a smorgasbord of other delights.
An interface that isn't in your face.
Menus and controls stay out of your way until you need them.
Nothing overlays the video image, so you can focus on your work.
Use the keyboard shortcuts you already have in your muscle memory.
A “barcode” of thumbnails in the timeline lets you navigate huge files effortlessly.
Power tools for video pros.
Play raw video from ProRes RAW, RED and Blackmagic cameras.
Play a sequence of images just like any other video.
Full, accurate timecode support including jump-to-timecode, frame counts, and multiple timecode tracks.
Examine the metadata of any video file.
Pan & Zoom
Zoom in to get a closer view of any frame. Even while playing. Toggle "Pixel Perfect" to see the actual pixels.
Crop & Letterbox
Crop the image to any aspect ratio, with or without black bars.
Pixel Aspect Ratio
Square pixels? Rectangular pixels? Watch the video with any pixel geometry.
Flip, Flop & Orientation
Easily flip the image horizontally or flop it vertically. Image came out sideways? Reorient in 90° increments.
All preferences for the movie will be remembered every time you load it, even if you move or rename the file.
Quick Look Plugin
A blazing-fast Quick Look Plugin to preview and thumbnail special image formats like DPX and RLA.
Import a collection of movies and folders and view them all in the same window.
Full support for the codecs and file types you use every day.
ARRIRAW (including Codex HDE)
AVC / XAVC / XFAVC
Apple Intermediate Codec
Apple Uncompressed 4:2:2
H.265 / HEVC
XDCAM EX / HD / HD422
Image Sequence Playback
Audio Video Interleave (.avi)
Digital Video (.dv)
MPEG-2 TS (.m2ts, .ts)
MPEG-4 (.mp4, .m4v)
Material Exchange Format (.mxf)
Apple ProRes 422 HQ
Apple ProRes 422 LT
Apple ProRes 422 Proxy
Apple ProRes 4444
H.265 / HEVC
In Living Color
An optimized color pipeline lets you try looks with ease.
Apply a library of LUTs in real-time to any video.
LUTs embedded in the video file are automatically applied (if you want).
High Bit Depth
10, 12, 16-bit? Screen always uses the highest bit depth possible for your video.
Sample the RGB values of any pixel in their native bit depth.
Bypass color management completely, or view with standard color spaces. Improved color accuracy over QuickTime Player X.
Any LUT format supported by Lattice can be applied in Screen.
Link to a folder structure with LUTs, or share your DaVinci Resolve LUT folder.
Gamma & Exposure
Control gamma and exposure in real time, before or after the LUT.
Isolate a single channel of the video, including alpha if present.
Leverage macOS system tonemapping for Pro Display XDR and other EDR displays.
The best way to make screenshots from video.
Screenshot While Playing
Convenient keyboard shortcut for instantly taking screenshots while watching.
Hold the option key and drag and drop frames directly from the video to Finder or other apps.
Timecode in Filename
Choose the timecode or frame count (or no suffix) when exporting.
Embed Color Space
Embed the color space of the video into the image.
Customizable File Types
Capture a frame directly to HEIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, or OpenEXR.
High Bit Depth and Alpha
Retain detail in your movie screenshots by exporting in high bit depth (integer or float) image data and optionally preserve the alpha channel.
Export & Transcode
A simple export system, with the options you actually want.
Common Movie Codecs
Export H.264, H.265 / HEVC, and all types of ProRes.
In and Out Points
Set in and out points to trim the length of your video.
Export with LUTs
Export your video with a fresh new look.
Control keyframes and bitrate as you export.
Crop on Export
Control crop, letterbox and sizing.
Export multiple videos at once.
A full batch monitor including clear progress indicators and the ability to cancel.
Create unique images that show the look of an entire film.
Get a sense of your film's overall look, or just create some cool artwork.
Export a barcode at any resolution straight to an image file.
Touch Bar & Playhead
It's super easy to find the part of the video you care about with the barcode visible on the Touch Bar and in the playhead track.
We're always updating Screen.
Here's a look at the features we're thinking about.
Support for MXF, DNx, and other pro formats
High bit depth and floating-point screenshots
Preserve alpha in screenshots
Video Reorientation (90° increments)
False color visualization
Easy export presets for YouTube, Vimeo, and other services
Video watermarking support
Color blindness simulation
Color space tags for exports
Custom crop aspect ratios
Custom pixel aspect ratios
Custom crop pixel coordinates
Image Rotation in degrees
Pixel coordinates in pixel sampler
View multiple separated channels simultaneously
Add/Remove/Edit Media Tracks (Video, Audio, Subtitle/CC)
Additional RAW formats
Decklink output and input
Variable bit rate inspector
AirPlay (depending on macOS support)
Robust EXR multi-channel support
We love feedback – let us know what else you want to see!
Things on the roadmap are planned, not guaranteed.
Features may be delayed or cut entirely.
Super pro video player
Requires macOS 10.13 or later, 10.14 or later recommended.
Runs natively on Intel and Apple Silicon Macs.
Certain formats require Apple Pro Video Formats to be installed.