Leawo Blu-ray Player for Mac includes 2 versions: Free Blu-ray Player and Blu-ray Player Premium. Leawo Free Blu-ray Player for Mac comprises of region-free Blu-ray player (including 4K UHD Blu-ray), free DVD player, free ISO player, free HD video player (including 4K and 1080P), free ISO image file player, and free audio player. As a multifunctional Mac media player, Leawo Free Blu-ray Player for Mac could play up to 4K UHD Blu-ray, DVD, ISO file, audio, and up to 4K HD video on Mac without quality loss.
This region free Blu-ray player for Mac could remove disc protection and region code restriction, so as to play Blu-ray disc with AACS, BD+, and the latest MKB protection, and CSS-DVD discs. With support of various advanced audio decoding technologies, this Mac Blu-ray media player could play back Dolby, DTS, AAC, TrueHD, DTS-HD and other high quality audios. During movie playback, Leawo Blu-ray Player for Mac allows users to set subtitles, audio tracks and videos for better movie experience. Various playback control operations are included, like full-screen display, playlist, external subtitle loading, etc.
Compared to Leawo Free Blu-ray Player, Leawo Blu-ray Player Premium could decrypt, rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to quality-lossless MKV files on Mac. The Premium version has all the basic features Free version has.
After launching Leawo Free Blu-ray Player for Mac, on the main interface, click the big green "Open File" button to browse and load video, audio and ISO image file from your local drive for playing. Once you insert a video disc into the disc recorder drive, you could see a disc loading icon like this to load disc directly from disc drive.
Once you have imported source video or disc files, you will come to the playback interface. When you move mouse to the movie title area on the playback interface, you could see several icons listed on the top-left:
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: Click to open the video setting panel of playing media files.
: Click to open the audio setting panel of playing media file.
: Click to open menu setting panel of playing Blu-ray/DVD files.
At the bottom of the playback interface, you could see multiple playback control buttons to help you control media playback:
At the bottom of this Mac Blu-ray Player software, from the left to the right, these buttons respectively represent: Stop, Previous, Play/Pause (switchable), Next, Playback Speed, Playlist, Audio, and Full Screen playback.
button: Click to stop playback and return to the main program interface.
: Click to play previous file/title, pause/resume playback, and next file/title.
: Click to change the playback speed from 0.25X to 2X.
button: Click to open/hide the playlist panel.
button: Click to start/quit full-screen playback.
What’s more, you could right click the main interface for more options. You will then see a right-click menu as below:
On the right-click menu, more options are available:
File: Click to Open File (shortcut: Command+O, to open one single file), Open Folder (shortcut: Command+P, to open a folder), Open Iso File (shortcut: Command+I), Play/Eject disc, and open Playlist.
Playback: multiple operations to control playback, like Play/Pause (Space), Stop (Command+S), Next (Option+Down), Previous (Option+Up), Forward 30 sec (Right arrow), Backward 30 sec (Left arrow), Rewind (Ctrl + Left), Fast Forward (Ctrl + Right), Speed, Volume Up (Up arrow), Volume Down (Down arrow), and Mute (M).
Menu: Click to invoke the disc menu interface to let you choose which to play back.
Videos/Audios/Subtitles: These options enable you to adjust video settings, audio settings and subtitle settings during playback.
Angles/Chapters: These options are for Blu-ray/DVD palyback only.
Also, the right-click menu includes some playback operations: Fullscreen playback (Command+F), Always On Top (Command+T), Playlist (F3), Snapshot (Shift+S), and Player Settings (F5).
On the top-left corner of your computer, you could see the program menu of Leawo Free Blu-ray Player for Mac. There are 6 tabs: Leawo Blu-ray Player, File, Playback, BD/DVD to MKV, Window and Help.
3.1 Leawo Blu-ray Player
Under the "Leawo Blu-ray Player" tab, you could view the program information by clicking the "About Leawo Blu-ray Player", set program "Preferences"(detailed information will be introduced below), ;set Services, Hid Leawo Blu-ray Player, Hide Others, Show All, and Quit Leawo Blu-ray Player.
Under the "File" tab, you could choose to Open File, Open Folder, Open Iso File, Play Disc, Eject Disc, and Playlist.
Under the "Playback" tab, you could choose to Play or Stop playing, play previous movie or Next movie on the playlist, Forward 30 sec, Backward 30 sec, Fast Forward or Rewind playback, Mute, turn Volume Up or Down, and adjust Playback Settings (upon video, audio and subtitle).
3.4 BD/DVD to MKV
The "BD/DVD to MKV" tab is clickable only when the program has detected Blu-ray/DVD content in playing. You could click this tab to choose to convert Blu-ray/DVD to MKV files without quality loss.
Under the "Window" tab, you could determine the program playback mode, including: Fullscreen playback, make Leawo Blu-ray Player Always on Top of other apps, call out the Playlist, take Snapshot, and change Skin.
The "Help" tab provides you solutions to get help from Leawo Software. You could visit the online User Guide of Leawo Free Blu-ray Player for Mac, send Feedback and Bug Report to Leawo, Check for Update, and Record sound and Convert media (these 2 requires other apps from Leawo).
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