Last Updated on: 25/10/2013
GOM player is a free multimedia player that can work virtually with all videos and audio format. It has own innovative built-in codec so you don’t need to download and install additional files.
GOM player is quite user friendly and intuitive interface and can be operated at least as easily as any other video player out there. GOM Player remains one of video players that is light on system resources and handles DVDs as well as most video formats easily. The app supports the majority of media formats, including DAT, WMV, AVI, MPEG, ASX and ASF; it can also deal with several subtitle extensions such as SMI, SRT, SUB and RT and can even play broken AVI files. For power users there are given the added option to set custom hot keys and even they can sync their remote iOS, Android devices like tablets and phones to control the media player over Wi-Fi. Through this you can add custom audio EQ effects, even take burst screenshots and tweak subtitle lengths to capture particular moments from videos.
Installation:You can download it for free plus gives a quick experience of downloading and installing. GOM player is very easy to install and set up. After installation completes, GOM will guide you through an optional setup process to optimize initial use based on sound and monitor setup.
Features:GOM Player includes many in-built codecs such as DivX, H263, Xvid, FLV1, OGG, MP4, AC3 and more so you won't need to install separate codecs for most of the videos. For those videos that require a separate codec, GOM Player will find one if requires. GOM Player supports various subtitles like SRT, SUB, RT, SMI files. It enables you to even synchronize subtitle and video if there's any mismatch found. If it’s running a video file and there is already a file with a similar name in the directory then it will be added to your playlist automatically with no effort. GOM Player shares similar playlist format as M3U, ASX, PLS. Along with different media format such as AVI, DAT, MPEG and MPG. This program also supports streaming Windows media format such as WMV, ASF, and ASX. It enables you to watch DVD-quality videos with 5.1 channel audio output. GOM Player's patented technology enables users to view files with broken indexes or that are still being downloaded example AVI files can't be played if the file isn't completely downloaded or if the index is broken so this technology put efforts to play it. Playback tools like Play, Stop, and Skip, Forward and Back options are located on the bottom left corner, and consists control panels for managing your media content which are located on the opposite side of it. In the middle of it is a small, integrated upsell ticker that links users to any of GOM's other products or video content. Right above is a timeline that's extremely narrow; this is fine for standard keyboard/mouse users but hardly ideal for touch users. Upon right-clicking anywhere on the player will expose you even more detailed options and audio/video-related tweaks like those found in other open-source players
Technical Specification and System Requirement:
OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and other
File size: 12.25MB
Processor: Intel Pentium III or equivalent
RAM: 16MB free or more
Supported Formats: K3G, AVI, , MP4, ASF, ASX, WMP,WM, WMX, WMV, Xvid, WVX, , MPG, MPE, M1V, M2V, MPEG, DAT, VOB, 3GP, LMP4, SKM, RMVB, DivX, RM, OGM, MKV, IFO, DMB, OGG, AC3,H.263, DMSKM
Conclusion:Overall, because of its extensive support for media files, playlists, built-in codecs and multiple customizations, GOM Player can easily be the player of choice for many users.
GOM Player includes many in-built codecs such as DivX, H263, Xvid, FLV1, OGG, MP4, AC3 and more so you won't need to install separate codecs for most of the videos. GOM Player's patented technology enables users to view files with broken indexes or that are still being downloaded example AVI files can't be played if the file isn't completely downloaded or if the index is broken so this technology put efforts to play it. Because of GOM player extensive support for media files, playlists, built-in codecs and multiple customizations, GOM Player can easily be the player of choice for many users of any field.
Built-in codec pack
Brilliant functionality and control
Enables users to view files with broken indexes or incomplete downloading
Supports lots of file format
Output sound level creates problem most of the time. Though it can be tweaked through setting but no major difference will be noticed.Require to install codec pack to play some media file