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UMPlayer

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 146 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.98
  • Total Downloads:
    21,050,438
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 23, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    146.82KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    19,081
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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Editors' Review

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UMPlayer makes viewing videos and listening to audio much easier with its all-in-one media player. The attractive design and various tools perform in a comparable fashion to other free software, but the app does have some issues.

Pros

Useful features: UMPlayer easily played various media files on our PC, and the built-in Shoutcast application worked perfectly when activated. The audio and visual customization tools functioned fine as well, despite a minor delay of a half-second when changing properties during playback.

Understandable layout: All icons and menu options are easy to interpret, so you will find no confusion when using this software. The dark color scheme draws attention to videos in an attractive manner.

Cons

Missing functions: YouTube streaming and recording did not work during our tests, and we could not play videos by URL, either. Despite stating that it supports CDA codecs, UMPlayer did not recognize any audio CDs in our disk drive.

Poor DVD playback: Compared to other video players, UMPlayer lagged during DVD playback, often freezing and restarting the video file. The DVD menu was inaccessible as well.

Bottom Line

UMPlayer is an acceptable media player that has a lot more potential. For now, some of the missing features and playback issues may be too big of a trade-off for most users.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.8

    out of 97 votes

    • 5 star 39
    • 4 star 26
    • 3 star 16
    • 2 star 10
    • 1 star 6
  • All Versions

    4.0

    out of 146 votes

    • 5 star 74
    • 4 star 29
    • 3 star 19
    • 2 star 13
    • 1 star 11
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5 stars

"Best Video Player, Period!"

June 13, 2015

 |  Version: UMPlayer 0.98

Pros

Plays all types of video files, No longer need to download codec.

Cons

None known

Summary

Been using this for the past 5 years, I was tired of having to download all types of codec and I was looking for one video player to play every type of video file out there. I have tried & used most all of them... (Including GOM Player which is ranked #1 by C-net) And hands down in my opinion ... UM Player is by far the best... ;)

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5 stars

"BEST!!! AND FREE!!!!"

April 06, 2015  |  By Harting123

 |  Version: UMPlayer 0.98

Pros

A Simple, Elegant, and Effective product !

Cons

Nothing is bad. I can only say so.

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5 stars

"Great interface"

April 02, 2015  |  By GrignonAbramovich

 |  Version: UMPlayer 0.98

Pros

Well, this is an exceptionally good program. Fast, stable and accurate

Cons

I can honestly say none.

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5 stars

"Great product, fast and easy"

March 24, 2015  |  By SauderHealy

 |  Version: UMPlayer 0.98

Pros

Very easy to use and very thorough.

Cons

Nothing can make me picky.

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5 stars

"Works perfectly."

January 26, 2015  |  By SleightMessman

 |  Version: UMPlayer 0.98

Pros

Really easy to use even for beginner like me does what you want!

Cons

Still looking

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5 stars

"It's free and top of the line."

January 20, 2015  |  By DeppIshmael

 |  Version: UMPlayer 0.98

Pros

Works great but could be a little more user friendly.

Cons

None found so far

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5 stars

"For me, it is very suitable"

December 30, 2014  |  By ZouDucasse

 |  Version: UMPlayer 0.98

Pros

Really easy to use even for beginner like me does what you want!

Cons

None that I can see.

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5 stars

"Best free utility"

December 18, 2014  |  By PrestonSergio

 |  Version: UMPlayer 0.98

Pros

Can't beat for the price(free)simply awesome.

Cons

Nothing. just download and use it.

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5 stars

"Best free utility"

December 10, 2014  |  By foxlfxgudg

 |  Version: UMPlayer 0.98

Pros

Very easy to use and very thorough.

Cons

Still searching for any!

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1 stars

"used to be good"

November 18, 2014  |  By carlos.ray.10420

 |  Version: UMPlayer 0.98

Pros

Plays almost any filetype with full featured interface

Cons

Advertising bar has become very annoying recent versions.

Summary

I have now switched to MPC-HD which is adfree and has almost every feature found in UMPlayer.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.98
Version 0.98 includes many bug fixes and better picture quality rendering.
General
Publisher UMPlayer
Publisher web site http://www.umplayer.com/
Release Date August 23, 2011
Date Added August 23, 2011
Version 0.98
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 146.82KB
File Name UMPlayerSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 21,050,438
Downloads Last Week 19,081
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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