RealPlayer SP for Mac

RealPlayer SP for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
2.5
Average
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 128 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    12.0
  • Total Downloads:
    1,336,630
  • Date Added:
    May 19, 2010
  • File Size:
    24.01MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3,964
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC

Editors' Review

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RealPlayer SP for Mac is a free media player that comes close to mimicking the features and interface of its Windows cousin. While many users can get by with the bevy of other excellent free media players available for the Mac, RealPlayer SP does offer some nice extras in an integrated interface, such as the ability to download streaming video through a companion app (the RealPlayer Downloader) and modify it for specific outputs or devices with another companion app (the RealPlayer Converter). If you also install the RealPlayer Download Agent, the RealPlayer Downloader will automatically detect when you're streaming DRM-free video (such as from YouTube) in your browser that can be downloaded -- and you can then download, share, convert, or copy the video to iTunes.

Unfortunately, in keeping with the tradition of RealPlayer staying a step behind on the Mac, buggy behavior isn't unusual and the app's best feature, the Downloader, sometimes doesn't function at all.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    2.9

    out of 27 votes

    • 5 star 7
    • 4 star 5
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 9
  • All Versions

    3.7

    out of 128 votes

    • 5 star 53
    • 4 star 34
    • 3 star 10
    • 2 star 7
    • 1 star 24
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  • 3 stars

    "Great player! as good as MplayerX and VLC, but"

    July 30, 2014   |   By Krisard

    Version: RealPlayer SP 12.0

    Pros

    I tried this player, neat and tidy interface; I like that than others. I even translated to chinese lanuage for my personal use. It\'s easy to use and can play almost formats. The only thing is that some dvds can not be played. It says something wrong while playing and come back to the interface. If the soft writer can improve this minor bug, that will be perfect. Install Real Player SP
    http://www.avs-video-editor.org/avs-media-player/

    Cons

    Need to support Hi res icon for Retina Macbook Pro and would love to have forward & backward seek trackpad gestures as in MplayerX. Otherwise this is the BEST on mac yet.

    Summary

    I often use vlc. But when I found the player I forgot that all. This awesome & creative design and give me support to play any type of media file.

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  • 5 stars

    "great! download it!"

    May 30, 2013   |   By wackyjaq

    Version: RealPlayer SP 12.0

    Pros

    gets any video, not just youtube

    Cons

    have not found one yet

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  • 3 stars

    "12.0.1 has download that works"

    October 02, 2012   |   By prasm262

    Version: RealPlayer SP 12.0

    Pros

    For quite a long time the download of videos did not work but now in Sept. 2010 they have finally fixed the bug. A new version 12.0.1 is on their homepage.

    This is the only application that downloads and plays flash-videos in a deacent way.

    Cons

    The browser is too primitive to be usable.

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  • 5 stars

    "I recommend it"

    September 26, 2012   |   By waynennnnn

    Version: RealPlayer SP 12.0

    Pros

    works on my Powerbook OS 10.5.8

    Cons

    none so far

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  • 1 stars

    "No YouTube downloading"

    September 15, 2012   |   By Nfiertel

    Version: RealPlayer SP 12.0

    Pros

    Works some sites..the preferences often do not result in it opening as it ought so requires occasional starting app each time to get it to help for downloading. It used to be flawless now a C- . Does not work on YouTube any longer..One gets a series of small clutter files and not the Flv.

    Cons

    You got the complains already..no rel pros.

    Summary

    It is now a loser program compared to last year.s iteration.on a Mac anyway...

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  • 3 stars

    "Sometimes unuseable"

    August 31, 2012   |   By Creekye

    Version: RealPlayer SP 12.0

    Pros

    user friendly

    Cons

    sometimes, it does not work.

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  • 5 stars

    "Great package"

    August 21, 2012   |   By kirakitana

    Version: RealPlayer SP 12.0

    Pros

    I like the way it alowes me to download vidios from the internet.

    Cons

    Instructions could be easier.

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  • 4 stars

    "Works fine"

    August 16, 2012   |   By greyyyada

    Version: RealPlayer SP 12.0

    Pros

    I like the way it alowes me to download vidios from the internet

    Cons

    So far there is nothing that I do not like

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  • 2 stars

    "It's useless and waste of time after downloading"

    July 18, 2012   |   By vdewan2005

    Version: RealPlayer SP 12.0

    Pros

    Reception is Good and gets easily downloaded

    Cons

    Prompted on Free software-downloaded 03 times-but does not D/load a single video file; It did once then blinked on next demand of DL; It is a low grade trick perhaps to seek payment for up grading but looking at the behave of `Free' did not feel like-upgrading

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  • 5 stars

    "Great software and free for Mac users"

    June 18, 2012   |   By spanky324

    Version: RealPlayer SP 12.0

    Pros

    User friendly with easy interface tools

    Cons

    Nothing for me

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    General
    Publisher RealNetworks
    Publisher web site http://www.realnetworks.com/
    Release Date May 19, 2010
    Date Added May 19, 2010
    Version 12.0
    Category
    Category MP3 & Audio Software
    Subcategory Media Players
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC
    Additional Requirements
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    File Size 24.01MB
    File Name RealPlayerSP.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 1,336,630
    Downloads Last Week 3,964
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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