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KMPlayer

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Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 994 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.1.5.3
  • Total Downloads:
    50,408,636
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 20, 2016
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    36.32MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    5,396
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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Editors' Review

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KMPlayer has evolved from a video player to a leading source for content discovery. The app's record-breaking viewership and the use of its flagship media is most visible on the gaming front, with a successful casting of Season 3 of the League of Legends World Championship. Alongside other forays into e-sports, like GOM and Starcraft 2: Hearts of the Swarm, KMPlayer has established strong viewership that's created a whole new layer of interaction beyond being a standalone video player.

Pros

Unobtrusive layout:Dark colors and a pop-out settings menu give you clean, uninterrupted access to features like subtitle management, brightness/contrast adjustments, and frame captures.

Full video codec support: Similar to video players like VLC and GOM, KMPlayer is a universal media player that can tackle just about any format you throw at it.

Mobile compatibility: KMPlayer's companion app works with the desktop player. You can stream local videos to your mobile device via Wi-Fi if you have the Connect app installed on Android or iOS.

Cons

Display heavy: KMPlayer is not a standalone video player, so it encourages content discovery via partnerships with some third-party apps. The result is a preview-heavy player that throws ads and links at you constantly.

Bundled apps: KMPlayer contains bundled apps. If you're not careful, you could install browser add-ons unintentionally.

Bottom Line

KMPlayer remains a solid video player, but it's also become a specialized player aiming for a particular audience. Some viewers will see its offerings as premium content; others will find the bundling a distraction or a nuisance. While the video player may have universal support and a bit of something for everyone, those looking for a more lightweight player should look elsewhere. The addition of mobile playback adds incentive if you're looking for ways to play movies without worrying about formats and storage on Android and iOS.

 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"Used to be the best, but brings a lot of bloatware now"

December 09, 2016  |  By vetooon

2016-12-09 11:44:00  |  By vetooon

 |  Version: KMPlayer 4.1.4.7

Pros

Rich functionality
Free

Cons

Installs bloatware (malware/spyware?)
Shows some insane ads at startup

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3 stars

"Used to be the best"

November 23, 2016  |  By greenpotatos

2016-11-23 07:58:00  |  By greenpotatos

 |  Version: KMPlayer 4.1.4.7

Pros

worked great on WIN 7, not working on 10. Fix it please

Cons

doesn't work on my laptop on Windows 10. Works great in windows 7 thou

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4 stars

"It does the job"

July 27, 2016  |  By smackdaddy9

2016-07-27 07:45:28  |  By smackdaddy9

 |  Version: KMPlayer 4.1.1.5

Pros

It opened an AIFF file that my Windows Media Player claimed was a 'closed' or 'off-limits' type of file. (For the record the file was a legitimate language learning file from the Peace Corps...it wasn't porn, illegal or questionable at all)

Cons

I can't get that darn box off the screen at times.
In order to get rid of that box you have to click on the icon in the toolbar and hit "EXIT" to get rid of it.

Summary

In summary, I originally downloaded it to see if it would open the elusive AIFF file and it did. So I'll keep it on my laptop for files my WMP won't open. If it was a bit more user-friendly I'd give it 5 stars. All in all, it's a good piece of software to have.

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5 stars

"Useful tool for watching video"

April 26, 2016  |  By CRamirez_75

2016-04-26 11:10:00  |  By CRamirez_75

 |  Version: KMPlayer 4.0.7.1

Pros

-easy to install
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Cons

-interface can be a bit confusing

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2 stars

"I think - need player only - not that "+" ..."

April 10, 2016  |  By Toma2021

2016-04-10 15:04:16  |  By Toma2021

 |  Version: KMPlayer 4.0.6.4

Pros

Old player is the best for me ...

Cons

I hate this spam here ... If I instal this need clean my computer ... I dont know - "why" is this stupid add ... Wallpaper is bad too ... Why firm need close this good player?

Summary

Best player yesterday - today - I hate him ...

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5 stars

"Getting Better"

March 08, 2016  |  By Christoper Baejose

2016-03-08 01:23:58  |  By Christoper Baejose

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Support all kind of codecs and easy to use

Cons

Feel some inconvenience about display ad like other video player

Summary

I think this is the most powerful and useful player when it comes to compare with other video players.

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2 stars

"It used to be great !"

March 03, 2016

2016-03-03 05:42:56

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

+Rich menu and settings
+Beautiful looking player
+great image processing

Cons

-Sound is not in sync
-AutoUpdate not working
-SPAMS you with ads and software
-Slow on opening

Summary

Don't install it !!! This used to be great free player ,
then they tried to start showing ads while you watch videos (which backfired) ,
then they tried to make some type of a store platform (which backfired) ,
and now you have a mess of an app whose sound , update and many other features don't work .

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4 stars

"VERSION 3.9 was good"

February 25, 2016  |  By griffragy13626

2016-02-25 15:24:52  |  By griffragy13626

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

none at this time

Cons

any version above 3.9 does not work with Windows 10, 3.9 qokrs great but 4,0 fails all the time and does not give me a error message it just closes out.

Summary



Updated on Mar 22, 2016

does not work with Windows 10 version 3.9 was the only one I got the work correctly and once it updated to 4.0 it stopped working correctly and closes out with no error message(s). why???

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1 stars

"Installs malware"

February 24, 2016  |  By Shakespivo

2016-02-24 22:34:03  |  By Shakespivo

 |  Version: KMPlayer 4.0.1.5

Pros

Used to be good player

Cons

Installs malware

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1 stars

"This contains a virus, DO NOT USE"

February 07, 2016  |  By Screamin Eagle Fatty

2016-02-07 02:33:33  |  By Screamin Eagle Fatty

 |  Version: KMPlayer 4.0.1.5

Pros

None. It never worked, and only saw endless advertisements.

Cons

It changed my homepage, installed unneeded programs, let alone never playing a video. It was redirecting my searches, so i look at my new home page address. It was Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd (dot) net now. Research it yourself, its a nasty little browser hijacker that will take you about an hour to get rid of.

Summary

If you are unfortunate enough to download this because you trusted CNET like I did, then I feel for you. I will be more careful and read the reviews next time as well as research myself. It took me a bit over an hour, following five steps, and it did take all five steps including the optional one to remove the virus in this program. Check them youself, but i used the information from Stelian Pilici on Malwaretips (dot) com about the virus to get rid of it. Research it yourself, hopefully it works as well for others as it did for me. I ended up using VLC media player, which has worked well.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.1.5.3
4.1.5.3 Update: Windows 10 compatibility improvements.
General
Publisher KMP Media
Publisher web site http://www.kmpmedia.net
Release Date December 19, 2016
Date Added December 20, 2016
Version 4.1.5.3
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements DirectX 11.0
Download Information
File Size 36.32MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 50,408,636
Downloads Last Week 5,396
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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