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Daum PotPlayer

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out of 54 votes out of 1 votes

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    Aug. 12, 2016
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  • Product ranking:
    #25 in Video Players

Editors' Review


Daum PotPlayer is a pretty awesome free media player for Windows. It can play nearly all media files without requiring additional codecs yet supports OpenCodecs and can install extra codec packs automatically. It's easy to use yet rivals complex open-source projects in features and options.


Setup options: PotPlayer's installer tree view makes it easy to select options like File Associations, Visualizations, Shortcuts, and Subtitle Formats. We could also install codec packs during setup.

Good looking: There's nothing unique about PotPlayer's dark default theme, other than it's attractively rendered (and re-skinnable, too).

Performance: PotPlayer supports: DXA, CUDA, and QuickSync; multiple types of 3D glasses with various 3D output formats; HDTV, DVD, and TV devices; seamless playback of damaged files; and more.

Audio options: PotPlayer supports multiple audio streams; choice of sound card, output mode, and format; output resampling; and S/PDIF outputs taken before or after AC3 and DTS processing.


Aspect ratio: PotPlayer's Default aspect ratio setting is Free, which fits the video to the window shape, yet in the video settings, Fit to Video is Recommended. Surely the Recommended setting should be Default (and vice versa).

Fiddly: As we noted above, PotPlayer has a lot of options, some of which might be challenging for inexperienced users.

Bottom Line

If you thought you'd seen it all in free media players, have a look at impressive Daum PotPlayer.

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5 stars

"Excellent Primary Video and Audio Player"

September 15, 2016  |  By garylben

2016-09-15 15:59:15  |  By garylben

 |  Version: Daum PotPlayer 1.6.62949


Plays most all video and audio formats. Outstanding customizability and flexibility.


Can be complex to find your way around because of the options, setting choices and tinkering that's possible. (If that's a con.) Fortunately, the default settings usually serve adequately for simple needs.


This has become my go-to player ahead of VLC (not a slam of VLC at all!). It seems to have taken on the mantle of the now useless malware product that GOM Player has become. It uses many of the same control keys and option settings and affords wonderful customizabillity. Just figuring out all it can do can be a little challenging, but the user community is growing, active and helpful. Highly recommended.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.6.62949
  • Added the ability to select image quality on broadcasting
  • Added the ability to use the external playlist
  • Added the ability to play double compressed FLAC
  • Added the ability to output the rotation information while playing JPEG file
  • Fixed playback problem of certain TS files
  • Fixed an error when using VapourSynth script
  • Fixed playback problem of certain AVI files
  • Fixed an issue that duplicate files were added to the folder
  • Fixed an error while closing with VMR9 Renderless
  • Fixed an error while automatically saving the broadcast
Publisher DVB Support
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Release Date August 11, 2016
Date Added August 12, 2016
Version 1.6.62949
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 19.38MB
File Name PotPlayerSetup.exe
Total Downloads 363,010
Downloads Last Week 462
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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