Devices and Mac OS X version
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VLC media player requires Mac OS X 10.7.5 or later. It runs on any 64bit Intel-based Mac. Previous devices are supported by older releases.
Note that the first generation of Intel-based Macs equipped with Core Solo or Core Duo processors is no longer supported. Please use version 2.0.10 linked below.
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Web browser plugin for Mac OS X
Support for NPAPI plugins was removed from all modern web browsers, so VLC's plugin is no longer maintained. The last version is 3.0.4 and can be found here. It will not receive any further updates.
Older versions of Mac OS X and VLC media player
We provide older releases for users who wish to deploy our software on legacy releases of Mac OS X. You can find recommendations for the respective operating system version below. Note that support ended for all releases listed below and hence they won't receive any further updates.
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Use VLC 2.2.8. Get it here.
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
Use VLC 2.0.10. Get it for PowerPC or 32bit Intel.
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger
Mac OS X 10.4.7 or later is required
Use VLC 0.9.10. Get it for PowerPC or Intel.
Mac OS X 10.3 Panther
QuickTime 6.5.2 or later is required
Use VLC 0.8.6i. Get it for PowerPC.
Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar
Use VLC 0.8.4a. Get it for PowerPC.
Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah and 10.1 Puma
Use VLC 0.7.0. Get it for PowerPC.
Want to watch NOW TV on your Mac? No problem. You’ll just need OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) or later to be able to install our NOW TV Player.
You'll need a NOW TV account too, so if you don't have one already, first start a free trial or buy a Pass.
How to install the NOW TV Player
Tv Player For Mac Os X 10.8
To trigger the Player download, you’ll need to choose something to watch. Head over to the NOW TV site, find a show, movie, sporting event or kids’ show, and hit play.You’ll then be prompted to download the Player.
The NOW TV Player will download to wherever you’ve set as your preferred download location (the default on a Mac is the Downloads folder).
Help tipIf you accidentally clicked I've already got this but you don't already have the Player installed, don’t worry – you can download the Player here instead.
The file will start downloading:
Open the downloaded file and it will start installing:
Drag and drop the Now TV Player into your applications folder.
The first time you launch the NOW TV Player, you’ll see a message like this (it may look slightly different, depending on your browser). Just select Open: