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Best Keyboard and Mice for Mac Mini | Control Mac with Keyboard and Mice

How you control your Mac mini depends largely on the scope of what you will be doing, who will be using the computer and personal aesthetics. Since ‘couch computing’ has become more prevalent over the last few years there are numerous devices with exactly that in mind. Because of the wide variety of solutions available, there is a good chance that you may already have everything you need to control your Mac from afar. Then again, if you really want to add some polish to your Media Center setup, there are products that are available to do that as well. Below are some tried and true methods of controlling your Media Center that we highly recommend. If you have a keyboard that you think is worth adding to the list, let us know!


Best Keyboard and Mice for Mac Mini
Logitech diNovo Mini

To me, this is the best keyboard and mouse combination for the simple fact that it looks like neither and does the job of both incredibly well. Coming in at slightly larger than an iPhone, this Bluetooth dev…

Best Video Player Apps for MacOS | Free and Paid

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The Media Center software will help you with playing back your organized media content, but what about when you want to watch a video you just downloaded? Or if you want to watch a Blu-Ray movie? The Video Players mentioned here are specialized for particular needs not covered by your Media Center software.

Best Video Player Apps for MacOS

VLC (VideoLAN Client)

VLC is the swiss army knife of the video. Simply put, it will play any type of media file that you throw at it. On first glance, it is a rather simple application that plays videos and does it amazingly well. But underneath the simple veneer is a robust suite of features that range from the insanely helpful to overly detailed.

You can playback DVDs, select subtitles (for files that have them), adjust the aspect ratio for incorrectly ratioed videos, crop videos that failed to remove the black bars, swap audio, increase the volume beyond the system settings (great for quiet videos), deinterlace on the fly and analyze files in rea…

Best MacOS Softwares You Should Immediately Install

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Without software, your computer is just a fancy paperweight. You don’t need a lot of applications to get the most out of your Media Center, but you do certainly need the basics. The software mentioned in this section will really turn your Mac into a streamlined media monster. Other sections of this website will link to the software below when needed, but until you need them you can download them one at a time.

Best Apple OS Softwares to Install Media Center Software

The few applications in this section are responsible for playing back, categorizing and in general making your media look like a sports car on display. There are three key players in the Media Center game, and they are all represented here, although our recommended option is Plex, all the way.
Video Players

The Media Center software mentioned above will help you with playing back your organized media content, but what about when you want to watch a video you just downloaded? Or if you want to watch a Blu-Ray movie? The Video Pl…