2017 First Update: 5KPlayer Hits Version 4.2 to Seek Overall Improvements

DearMob's 5KPlayer receives the first software update for both Windows and Mac version, the release of 5KPlayer 4.2 means the end of iOS 10.2 AirPlay mirroring issue and 4K video playback glitches.


Chengdu, Sichuan -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/05/2017 -- Shortly after receiving the users' report of 5KPlayer AirPlay mirroring issues in the latest iOS 10.2 devices, 5KPlayer's Product Manager Houston Xu now claims that the issue of 5KPlayer AirPlay not working on iOS 10.2 has been resolved in the latest version 4.2 and the improved version of 5KPlayer for both Mac and Windows are available to free download at

5KPlayer is a feature-rich free media player which embraces video music playback including 4K, 8K HD videos and online video downloads as well as AirPlay. With built-in AirPlay feature, 5KPlayer is able to help users stream videos music from iPhone, iPad to Mac and PC or screen mirror iPhone 7, iPad to Mac and PC. When the iOS 10.2 beta is out, some users claim that 5KPlayer starts showing problems when connecting iOS 10.2 based iPhone iPad to computer via AirPlay, and 5KPlayer's AirPlay window is eventually cutting to black. The issue was caused by a set of data of the new iOS update and the development team has fixed the issue by updating 5KPlayer's data accordingly. Now users can stream media files from iOS 10 to computer just smoothly without errors.

In this update, there are also overall improvements in iPhone recorded 4K videos playback. "The algorithm of 5KPlayer decoding high bitrate videos has been significantly optimized, now it supports 4K playback even more smoothly whether it's downloaded or iPhone recorded 4K videos," Says Houston Xu, "and we warmly welcome users, if any, to report problems and bugs to our support team ."

With the two major problems being resolved, 5KPlayer 4.2 is delivering the perfect AirPlay mirroring service to AirPlay video, music from iOS 10.2 to various devices and plays 4K 8K videos trouble free.

Freeware Availability

The Version 4.2 for Windows (Windows 10 compatible) and Mac (macOS Sierra compatible) are available for download:

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