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Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 55 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.7.1916
  • Total Downloads:
    391,914
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 18, 2017
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    20.08MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    962
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #25 in Video Players

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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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.7.1916
  • Added Belarusian translation
  • Added Direct3D 11, OpenGL to skin for outputting on screen
  • Added FTP in file navigator
  • Added URL in file navigator
  • Added album in file navigator
  • Added recent played items in file navigator
  • Added bookmark in file navigator
  • Added broadcast in file navigator
  • Added HDR Color Correction to Pixel Shader
  • Fixed green screen problem when capturing with mouse in DXGI 1.2 capture
  • Fixed an issue where subtitles were not displayed in certain HDMV
  • Improved file search in file navigator
  • Fixed an issue that no sound came out when playing certain MP4 files
  • Fixed to possibly open RAR Part file of HTTP
General
Publisher Daum Communications
Publisher web site http://www.daum.net
Release Date April 18, 2017
Date Added April 18, 2017
Version 1.7.1916
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 20.08MB
File Name PotPlayerSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 391,914
Downloads Last Week 962
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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