GOM Media Player

GOM Media Player

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 1888 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1.15.4610
  • Total Downloads:
    60,049,933
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 11, 2009
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    12.58MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    108,623
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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GOM Player is a free video and media player that offers high-quality playback, easy optimization, and a sleek interface. It's easier to use than some of the popular open-source players but nearly as flexible and less confusing (better-looking, too). With extras like screen capture, GOM Player offers quality playback without the fiddly settings of the better-known alternatives. Naturally it has all the essentials, such as full-screen view, playlists, and hot keys.

GOM Player's look is quite attractive, with orange highlights on active buttons and a control panel resembling an audio component's aluminum faceplate; you can reskin the interface, too, and select many other options from the main context menu. When you first run GOM Player, a setup wizard helps you configure the program's playback settings for your individual needs. There are three choices: Normal mode, which GOM player recommends for most users; High-Quality mode, which optimizes playback for high-quality displays but uses more system resources and is not recommended for less powerful PCs; and TV Output mode, which is great for home theater systems. We've seen plenty of ordinary video players and were more interested in what GOM Player can do, so we selected High-Quality mode. We also specified VMR9 output, which requires DirectX 9 or higher. We could also configure subtitles and enable multiple instances of GOM Player. GOM Player can play back audio in three stereo modes (2, 4, and 5.1 channels) as well as S/PDIF output. You can associate the program with a wide range of file types and extensions, too, though if you plan to try GOM Player without giving up your current media player, you may want to retain your file associations; you can always change them to GOM Player later, if you prefer.

GOM Player's playback quality didn't disappoint, nor did its controls and features. While we've long relied on open-source project players that have every bell, whistle, and option you can think of (or think up and add yourself), we'd have no problem with GOM Player in the projectionist's booth, and no problem recommending it to anyone needing an easy-to-use, high-quality video player.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.8

    out of 14 votes

    • 5 star 7
    • 4 star 3
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 3
  • All Versions

    4.1

    out of 1888 votes

    • 5 star 1021
    • 4 star 484
    • 3 star 110
    • 2 star 75
    • 1 star 198
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4 stars

"Good no nonsense player"

June 08, 2009  |  By fartypants00

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.1.15.4610

Pros

Almost everything, Perhaps better than VLC

Cons

False Positive detection (A-Squared I think)
GOM v2.1.16.4635 (Dodge.dll), Trojan WIN32.HLLW.Spreader.17

Summary

The PRO's say it all.
Updated A-Squared database shows malware, neither in above
version nor new v2-1-17-4710
vermontca is prudent to advise caution when a malware detection is
concerned despite silly comments to the contrary.
If worried about malware detection, upload any file to
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5 stars

"fast, small, complete, and wonderful"

February 26, 2009  |  By armstrong19

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.1.15.4610

Pros

its file small but complete

Cons

displaying VOB file

Summary

it has small file but complete. I hope, it has smaller file (faster) than other player.

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1 stars

"Completely useless. Would not play any video."

February 22, 2009  |  By BaldSpot

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.1.15.4610

Pros

It looks pretty sitting there doing nothing.

Cons

I could never get it to play a video. It would pop up and load for 1 second and just sit there.

Summary

After I deleted the GOM player, the videos played without problem in Windows Media Player. I do not understand why I would need a 2nd media player.

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3 stars

"N/A had other problems"

February 22, 2009  |  By geezer31

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.1.15.4610

Pros

N/A had other problems

Cons

N/a had other problems

Summary

Had computer problems of a different nature. Had to delete. Am going to download again.

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5 stars

"Reccomended!!"

February 20, 2009  |  By ray8908

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.1.15.4610

Pros

Supports all media file formats & very helpful! I very like it!

Cons

No cons...

Summary

GOM Media Player is my favourite video player and I always use it for playing various of media files formats. Excellent product!

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5 stars

"exelent media player"

February 19, 2009  |  By Janzp12

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.1.15.4610

Pros

i havent found a file that cant be played with this player

Cons

none that i've seen

Summary

I replaced all players with this one, it really stands out.

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4 stars

"Worth trying"

February 18, 2009  |  By ilikedonuts

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.1.15.4610

Pros

Simple GUI, but also gives you plenty of control over all aspects of playback.

Cons

Avira detected the DODGE.DLL file as a trojan. I suspect this is a false positive, but just to be on the safe side, I left this file out of the installation. Seems to work fine without it.

Summary

More user friendly than VLC player.

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5 stars

"Good~~~ Player"

February 18, 2009  |  By canonlove

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.1.15.4610

Pros

I like gom player ~~~ very much

Cons

No cons...

Summary

I couldn't find a better player. This is so Good~~~ Thanks~

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5 stars

"This is the best media player!"

February 18, 2009  |  By chinko76

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.1.15.4610

Pros

Supporting XviD, DivX, FLV1, AC3, OGG, MP4, AVC, ACC files..

Cons

:) none...

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5 stars

"This is a best."

February 18, 2009  |  By seaglow

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.1.15.4610

Pros

this media player plays almost everything the way i want, i couldn't find a better player

Cons

no cons is cons

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.1.15.4610
Version 2.1.15.4610 improves codec support.
General
Publisher Gretech
Publisher web site http://www.gomlab.com/eng
Release Date February 11, 2009
Date Added February 11, 2009
Version 2.1.15.4610
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 12.58MB
File Name GOMPLAYERENSETUP.EXE
Popularity
Total Downloads 60,049,933
Downloads Last Week 108,623
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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