GOM Video Converter

GOM Video Converter

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 29 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1.0.67
  • Total Downloads:
    2,914,154
  • Date Added:
    June 29, 2014
  • File Size:
    15.23MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    10,219
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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GOM's latest version already supports the expected list of common formats: AVIs, MP4s, WMVs, etc. If you're not sure which format to use, GOM Video Converter includes presets for the current line of popular portable gadgets, consoles and more so that no Sony, Microsoft, Samsung, or Apple device gets left behind.

Installation takes some more input than standard processes, mostly involving user confirmation of installing certain codecs. Personally, we felt that it's odd to ask for such confirmations as codecs don't really take that much space anyways and the odds of a typical user knowing which codec is used for what are slim. Again, not a dealbreaker but it's hard to see the logic behind the process.

GOM's interface is skinned with a halloween-esque color scheme. The main interface is composted of three panels in a small window, with active files and the start button being highlighted in yellow. You can supposedly add files in one of two ways, either via pressing the Add button or drag and drop. However, the drag and drop didn't function for us with this current version. The conversion process was relatively smooth and straightforward. Add a video to convert, then select the preset for a device under the Output info section and hit the Start button to let it roll. You can also preview videos and chop the video into segments all without really losing sight of the main menu and interface, which was a nice touch.

The trial version caps your videos to 10 minutes or less, which should be more than enough for you to get a feel for how the program works. All in all, it performs well. The user interface may seem a bit loaded at first, but after staring at it for a few minutes users should figure it out fairly easily. There's no distracting ads or obnoxious upsell, which is a plus for a free/trial unit. Despite minor bugs, it's a solid converter especially for those who work with many media conversions at home and work.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"A necessity on my computer."

November 21, 2014  |  By litklxjg

 |  Version: GOM Video Converter 1.1.0.67

Pros

Very needful application for my computer.

Cons

It doesn't have any cons.

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1 stars

"Worse than the Worst"

May 03, 2013  |  By KamalWaffen

 |  Version: GOM Video Converter 1.1.0.58

Pros

quality of video
file size 12 mb easy download

Cons

not a freeware
consumes memory more
no other programs will run properly at that time of conversion
they say much about many a options of conversions , never found a useful one at the right time

Summary

time waste

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2 stars

"BEWARE OF NEWEST VERSION!"

April 11, 2013  |  By ChaosStreams

 |  Version: GOM Video Converter 1.1.0.58

Pros

Still my favorite converter BUT...

Cons

...THIS ONE JUST DOESN'T WORK PROPERLY FOR ME

Summary

Not sure what the new version doesn't like about my system but it doesn't work properly. It still converts videos but i have to manually cancel the conversion to get it to stop. I had to do a lot of looking around to find a download of version 11057. I finally found it here http://www.softsalad.com/software/gom-encoder.html If you have these issues with version 11058 uninstall and revert to version 11057, hope this helps someone out!

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1 stars

"Stay Away From This"

March 31, 2013  |  By itsalulu1013

 |  Version: GOM Video Converter 1.1.0.57

Pros

Absolutely None

Cons

I downloaded this. It sent me viruses, knocked out my start screen, slowed down my computer.

Summary

WORSE THAN REAL DOWNLOADER!!!!

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3 stars

"has flaws but OK"

February 16, 2013  |  By KamalWaffen

 |  Version: GOM Video Converter 1.1.0.57

Pros

after conversion the clarity for 3gp is OK and varies over various file formats
partial user defined preset settings
Understandable UI

Cons

high memory consumption
useless GOM picker X
Watermark
Update menace

Summary

Not that perfect but can be better than some other software

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1 stars

"this version not be properly installed on OS Win7 64"

January 14, 2013  |  By fotobarje

 |  Version: GOM Video Converter 1.1.0.57

Pros

was not able to start

Cons

Not able to install

Summary

Tip: avoid

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4 stars

"Works Fine"

November 03, 2012  |  By KamalWaffen

 |  Version: GOM Video Converter 1.1.0.55

Pros

simple , Looks and works fine , much lesser time for conversion

Cons

difficult for novice

Summary

nice and easy

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5 stars

"Superfast MKV to AVI conversion (with subtitle)"

October 05, 2012  |  By donaldw

 |  Version: GOM Video Converter 1.1.0.54

Pros

#1 - Convert 25 min 720p MKV anime with subtitle to DivX AVI of the same resolution in 6 min! with no noticeable difference.
#2 - Convert 25 episodes of above in < 90 minutes, using 8 threads. (my CPU is quad core, 8 threaded) in the background with no noticeable performance difference
#3 - Note: I can't find the "malware" claimed in the other review. I checked my firefox.

Cons

Its "too helpful"

It gives tons of "DEFAULTS" setting, but none that I need, and no immediately identify-able way to do so. but I guessed, and got it right.

I need mine converted to a DivX that will run on an LG TV from a hard drive. and of course no such option is directly available. but I just keep an eye out for "1280x720" and AVI files, so I end up using PS3 setting.

Summary

none

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1 stars

"MALWARE - Installs Babylon and changes home page"

August 29, 2012  |  By btutorcnet

 |  Version: GOM Video Converter 1.1.0.54

Pros

MALWARE MALWARE MALWARE MALWARE

Cons

Even if you deselect Install Babylon it still changes your homepages in ALL your browsers.

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2 stars

"adds watermark to video unless you purchase"

March 08, 2012  |  By ideveroux

 |  Version: GOM Video Converter 1.1.0.51

Pros

works to convert

Cons

slated as free but is actually trial and requires you purchase full product or have watermark across all your videos, no thank you.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.1.0.67
Changes in version 1.1.0.67 include: 1. Corrected an issue where certain ITU.H264 MKV files would produce an error during conversion 2. Corrected an issue where certain AVI files would produce an error during conversion 3. Improved conversion for VOB and TS files 4. Added Spanish as a user interface language option 5. It is now possible to use to rotation feature while using the "Smart Resize" output ratio method 6. "Smart Resize" is now the default output ratio method 7. Other misc corrections and fixes
General
Publisher Gretech
Publisher web site http://www.gomlab.com/eng
Release Date June 26, 2014
Date Added June 29, 2014
Version 1.1.0.67
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Converters
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 8, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 15.23MB
File Name GOMVIDEOCONVERTERSETUP_ENG.EXE
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,914,154
Downloads Last Week 10,219
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Watermark on video, 10-minute time limit on output videos, some features disabled
Price $34.95

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