Daum PotPlayer

Daum PotPlayer

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 42 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.6.49952
  • Total Downloads:
    236,830
  • Date Added:
    September 26, 2014
  • File Size:
    18.34MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,368
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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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.

Pros

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.

Cons

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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User Reviews
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5 stars

"In one word excellent. VLC, step away."

September 30, 2014  |  By cathy_d90

 |  Version: Daum PotPlayer 1.6.49952

Pros

* Extremely light.
* Plays everything and doesn't require codecs.
* Codecs are inbuilt.
* Support for HEVC.

Cons

None that I found.

Summary

A versatile player, much better than VLC or KM.

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5 stars

"This is how Windows Media Player should have been"

September 28, 2014  |  By crpse1963

 |  Version: Daum PotPlayer 1.6.49952

Pros

High quality video and audio playback with enough options to view it and hear it the way you want. The controls are easy and intuitive yet the options are nearly endless.

Cons

Documentation on some of the options and how they are used is lacking. The online community fills in some of the gaps, but not all.

Summary

Why are you still reading this? Download it NOW. You won't be sorry.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.6.49952
  • Added Serbian translation.
  • Added the ability to control the quality of YouTube videos from bookmark menu.
  • Added file duration condition to auto selection criteria of configuration management.
  • Added CUDA/DXVA HEVC Decoder.
  • Fixed a problem that caused an error with 2nd subtitle output.
  • Fixed an issue that can not play some YouTube videos.
  • Improved multiple stream selection support.
  • Improved user interface of broadcast effects.
General
Publisher DVB Support
Publisher web site http://www.dvbsupport.net/
Release Date September 25, 2014
Date Added September 26, 2014
Version 1.6.49952
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 18.34MB
File Name PotPlayerSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 236,830
Downloads Last Week 1,368
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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