Syncplay 1.5.4 (Official Release)

Posted by Etoh on July 05, 2018

Thanks to everyone who let us know that some of the 1.5.4 download links were broken. We’ve fixed the links and fixed a bug too.

New and improved Syncplay 1.5.4 & 1.5.5:

  • Transition default macOS build to PySide2 and Qt 5.x (PR #185 by albertosottile; resolves #149)
  • Specify minimum macOS version for .app bundle. People on older versions of macOS should use the legacy version of Syncplay.
  • Fixed macOS certificate bug (#184)
  • Add support for ‘portable’ versions of media players (MPC-HC, MPC-BE and VLC).
  • Fixed bug of VLC “invalid URL error” when attempting to play an HTTPS stream with square brackets (#187)
  • Changed config path logic to support XDG Change config path logic to support XDG (PR #188 by sometoby)
  • Fixed some Unicode and Italian translation issues (PR #179 by albertosottile)
  • Updated the about dialog (albertosottile)
  • Bundle syncplayServer in py2app (albertosottile)
  • Future-proofing configuration reading for compatibility with Python 3 version of Syncplay (albertosottile)
  • Set macOS version to 10.11+ (those on older versions should use the legacy build)
  • Fixed bug opening Syncplay with a file on non-Windows systems introduced in 1.5.4  daniel-123)

See for an explanation of all the Syncplay features.

Download links:

Hashes for Syncplay-1.5.5-Setup.exe (confirm with Microsoft’s File Checksum Integrity Verifier)
MD5: 72d2e9adbb1adebb2d90d81a1a7976f7
SHA-1: 0ce12cae6c9beb9158c46eb79ce44c60489d6ad2
SHA256: 545e5aee80b9af6cd7cd345553e819b1d66f546378ab95d369b634f59fd65191

Hashes for (confirm with Microsoft’s File Checksum Integrity Verifier)
MD5: 1aa5eb267271afd110628a38f52b16fe
SHA-1: 11e5346010b5be84a60830ab7815fc7cf4ce977c
SHA256: b0a8a6fb8ba8428af54151a9d75784d8b3ad52ad4438d18828bf1500ad347b00

Hashes for Syncplay_1.5.5.dmg (confirmable using QuickHash GUI)
MD5: 4496ebae9b7ac92933928c58b59f47d7
SHA-1: d8cfff331c5e7d3c30147619b393fafb6c1d63e6
SHA256: 36085fd9c8f436cd1a2df27ebf46a261550955689a6d5e0c68c50146f37de437

Hashes for Syncplay_1.5.3a_macOS_legacy.dmg (confirmable using QuickHash GUI)
MD5: dae13b67f7329f079b1d4f892cbc736a
SHA-1: 8dbde989bb808ab6975617889a826ddde7ac2f59
SHA256: fa1a370aded3e7da3413a3f3a005165e420fcd2eb334ed23cfccedbfd45f8ec3

Note: This open source software has been marked as clean by Jotti (.exe, .zip, .dmg, legacy .dmg) and VirusTotal (.exe, .zip, .dmg, legacy .dmg). Syncplay might be flagged as suspicious by some anti-malware systems simply because it is niche software downloaded from the Internet but as we are open source anyone can audit our code if they wish to do so.

Contact us

As usual, if you are having problems or want to give feedback then please e-mail us ( or chat with us on IRC (#syncplay on Issues can be raised and discussed at

Thank you for flying with Syncplay!


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