How Does GOM PLAYER Work?
Its mind-blowing feature is that it can play damaged, incomplete and broken AVI files by reconstructing the files index when necessary and skipping damaged frames. Via an add on called GOMTV Streamer, it also supports peer-to-peer video streaming.
It can play numerous multimedia formats such as DVD, Video CD, SVCD, AUDIO CD, ASF/MP3/AVI/Ogg files on any HTTP Streaming connection. It can also play AVI, WMV, ASF, MP3, MP4, Matroska, 3GP, Google Videos, Flash Video, VOB, Ogg, OGM, MSSIDC, EVRC, QCELP, AVC, AMR, MJPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.263, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and Vorbis all through DirectShow. It can play Real Media through RealPlayer or Real Alternative. It can also play QuickTime File Formats via QuickTime or QuickTime Alternative.
It has a GOM Remote feature which can be synced with your smartphone to perform basic and standard functions such as searching, playing and pausing, opening files, fast forwarding, moving back and power control. By making use of the mouse or keyboard, you can watch a 360-degree video which enables you to watch from any angle. You can also watch YouTube 360 videos too and YouTube streamings.
It has one of the largest media player subtitle databases in various formats such as SAMI, SubRip Text, MicroDVD, SMIL/RealText, DirectVobSub, Advanced SubStation Alpha, as well as embedded subtitles of ASF, MKV, and OGM. It gives you a variety of subtitles to select from. It goes into action trying to find the external codec suitable to play the audio or video file if it could not play it natively. When it finds this codec, you as the user are redirected to where the codec can be downloaded and installed. It has a feature where you can download new skins and logos from its website in order to customize the player according to your preference and optimize your experience.
Once you have this software downloaded, you can then double-click for the installation process to begin. Installing the GOM player is easy and takes a few seconds to be completed. The first window welcomes you to the GOM Player Setup and will advise you to close all other running applications before starting this process. You will then click on the next button which will redirect you to a second window.
This window has the license agreement which you can read through and then either click on the ‘go back’ option, ‘I agree’ option or ‘cancel’ option. If you clicked on the ‘I agree’ option, then you will be redirected to another page where you can customize your installation.
You will have options like basic codecs, program group, associate files, and so on. You can pick the options that best suits your preference. You can choose a different folder to the default folder, for the setup to be saved to. After this process you can then click on the install button which will then begin the installation in no time.
The interface has a metallic black and orange background colour. It has a file size of 24.80MB(26,004,112 bytes). The interface is available in multiple languages such as English, Russian, and so on. It’s a freeware licence. This player is very popular and widely used in South Korea. It also enjoys monthly user-base of 43 million users across the world.
GOM PLAYER features
- Play damaged, broken or incomplete AVI;
- Peer to peer video streaming;
- Play 360 degrees VR video playback;
- It’s a codec finder;
- GOM Remote feature;
- Rich subtitle database feature;
- Codec search;
- Easy to operate;
- Customizable interface.
If you want to play high-quality formats of videos, or you want to be able to play broken, damaged or incomplete AVI files , GOM player is a great solution to consider. It has a simple interface compared to most software in similar industry.
What's new in 2.3.47 Build 5309 version?
Improvement of function:
- Added the New Preference Mode (Beta)
VOC and bug fixes:
- Fixed an error caused when playing some HEVC contents
- Fixed an error marked as incorrect DVD Chapter
- Fixed an action handling the message margins
Last Updated: 2019-11-21
Version: 2.3.47 Build 5309
File size: 26.95 MB
Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
MD5 Checksum: 5dd812b92eb73134c6548a9864fa3a53