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GOM Player

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Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 1911 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.3.7.5261
  • Total Downloads:
    63,407,288
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 20, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    31.61MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,797
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Review

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GOM Media Player gives you the ability to play all kinds of media files right on your Windows computer with no conversions required. The list of supported formats is extensive, and the many customization options let you watch your videos exactly the way that you want to.

Pros

Configuration options: When you first install this software, the Setup Wizard walks you through the process of configuring it. For instance, you can choose a Normal, High-Quality, or TV Output configuration, and you can also specify the speaker configuration you'll be using and the Codec System you want the program to utilize.

Control Panel: The program's Control Panel includes options for adjusting video brightness, contrast, and saturation, as well as audio qualities, and subtitle details. And, of course, you'll also find controls for things like Time Jump and Playback Speed.

Cons

No real help: There is a Help option that comes with this program, but it really just takes you to a FAQ Support Center where you can ask your own question or try to search through the countless other threads to find the information you're looking for. It would be nice to have some sort of basic Quick Start Manual at least.

Extra steps: The Setup Wizard is a helpful tool, but it does seem to take you through some questionable steps. For instance, you can specify which file types you'd like the program to handle, but it would make more sense for it to handle all of them by default.

Bottom Line

GOM Media Player is a competent option if you want to play various media files right on your PC. When you're done with the Setup Wizard, you're ready to start playing videos, plain and simple. Plus, the program is completely free, so there's really no reason not to give it a try.

 
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2 stars

"Infected SW"

May 14, 2016  |  By hk2000dc

2016-05-14 08:04:52  |  By hk2000dc

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.3.0.5248

Pros

USED TO BE great.

Cons

Now it's an infected POS. Norton started notifying me of attacks being blocked as soon as I started installing it. Also keeps popping up ads in the player that I cannot seem to get rid of- in short, even though it is very versatile, it's just too risky IMO!

Summary

Find something else.

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1 stars

"malware and crapware"

May 01, 2016

2016-05-01 18:44:54

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.3.0.5248

Pros

used to be great player

Cons

full with malware, adware and crapware

Summary

if you want to use it, you need to be super careful

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1 stars

"Installs malware"

February 24, 2016  |  By Shakespivo

2016-02-24 22:34:08  |  By Shakespivo

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.2.72.5234

Pros

Used to be decent player

Cons

Installs malware

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2 stars

"Used to be my favorite, above WMP and VLC"

January 24, 2016  |  By Nick408

2016-01-24 01:38:18  |  By Nick408

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.2.72.5234

Pros

It's the only player that has beginning and ending time skips. Such as for skipping annoying sitcom theme songs. Best feature ever.

Cons

Malwarebytes used to remove it's PUP malware. No problem. But now Windows Defender flags it as straight up virus. What a letdown.

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2 stars

"too many adware"

January 22, 2016

2016-01-22 04:44:32

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.2.72.5234

Pros

used to be the best player, easy to use

Cons

too many adware and malware causing slow down

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2 stars

"''one of the best but now...Malware''"

January 22, 2016  |  By code1980

2016-01-22 02:28:58  |  By code1980

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.2.72.5234

Pros

rich and easy to use....

malware

Cons

great program...used to be

Malware

Summary

try PotPlayer or VLC

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1 stars

"Malware platform!"

January 11, 2016  |  By RogerCary

2016-01-11 09:29:06  |  By RogerCary

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.2.72.5234

Pros

Works to a slight degree.

Cons

It is now just a malware flatform.

Summary

Used to be a good program but is now just a program for downloading malware etc.

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1 stars

"Once great player reduced to simple malware"

December 25, 2015  |  By garylben

2015-12-25 14:48:59  |  By garylben

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.2.72.5234

Pros

Plays everything well; great as a player as long as your attention is devoted to the screen absolutely.

Cons

In the last few months of this once outstanding software has devolved into simple malware. It now pops up a crapware download prompt on startup and after each file which can't be closed, except by starting another file. Worst of all, that prompt is in the center of the playback area, which is also the area the user clicks to access the control menus. Constant vigilance is needed to keep from downloading the very worst sorts of PUP software and malware. Sooner or later a user WILL unwittingly download some of this crapware onto their machine.

Summary

Try VLC or any of the others. The learning here for me is that this company I once considered to be at the top of the field has absolutely no ethical standards. This outfit should not be trusted and thier software products (all of them!!!) should be avoided. This is the most let down I have felt by a company I trusted and respected in a very long time.

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3 stars

"Great, but beware adware and browser hijacker in update"

November 16, 2015  |  By phree04

2015-11-16 13:36:55  |  By phree04

 |  Version: GOM Media Player 2.2.69.5228

Pros

Great video player. Far better that Microsoft version or apple version. Opens almost all conceivable video files.

Cons

Updates include browser hijacker and adware. AVG caught it and calls it "Adware Installcore.aqc This is the update from Gomlab itself, and that site won't even work anymore on Firefox. Maybe the whole player has been hijacked.

Summary

Convenient but risky

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1 stars

"Installed junkware, changes homepage and Search Engine"

October 05, 2015  |  By muscleheat

2015-10-05 14:03:49  |  By muscleheat

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Nothing great to talk about

Cons

Upon installing, unnecessary software were installed, Homepage and Search Engine were changed. All happened without asking for permission!

It's slow and can't play some format.

Summary

If you have nothing better to do, this can help to pass time by giving you problems to solve.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.3.7.5261
    Add five national languages: Portuguese, Deutsch, Italian, Turkey, French Support for stereoscopic video playback separate up / down of the local video Support for 360-degree Video's subtitle Support for 360-degree photo playback Add playable DVD-types, and improved the performance Support for interworking LG R1 (VR Headset) Add a pause function of the swf file miscellaneous corrections and changes
General
Publisher Gretech
Publisher web site http://www.gretech.com
Release Date September 19, 2016
Date Added September 20, 2016
Version 2.3.7.5261
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 31.61MB
File Name GOMPLAYERGLOBALSETUP.EXE
Popularity
Total Downloads 63,407,288
Downloads Last Week 4,797
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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