Daum PotPlayer 1.5.33573

PotPlayer is an extremely light-weight multimedia player for Windows. It feels like the KMPlayer, but is in active development. Supports almost every available video formats out there. PotPlayer contains internal codecs and there is no need to install codecs manually. Other key features include WebCam/Analog/Digital TV devices support, gapless video playback, DXVA, live broadcasting.

Distinctive features of the player is a high quality playback, support for all modern video and audio formats and a built DXVA video codecs. A wide range of subtitles are supported and you are also able to capture audio, video, and screenshots. A comprehensive video and audio player, that also supports TV channels, subtitles and skins.

It's been described on the Internet as The KMPlayer redux, and it pretty much is. Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows are supported.

What's new in this version:

  • Added the ability to sort playlist items by extension
  • Added Built-in RealMedia codec support
  • Added Intel Indeo 4/5 decoder support
  • Added the ability to copy current subtitle to clipboard
  • Added 3D subtitle Top & Bottom mode
  • Added the ability to get play time within a playlist
  • Added VMR9/EVR anisotropic scaling method
  • Added a function to File Navigator to play all files in related folder
  • Fixed a problem that the screen goes blank when playing 8-bit color video
  • Fixed position issue of integrated subtitles when pre/next actions
  • Some fixes while playing certain ASF files
  • Added ALT+K keyboard shortcut to cycle between screen rotations
  • Added the ability to set value of audio sync (Shift+<,>) (F5 > Audio > Crystality > sync control unit)
  • Added the ability to keep subtitle/audio sync
  • Some fixes in 3D subtitle output while displaying messages & playback infos
  • Improved style handling of ASS/SSA subtitles
  • Some fixes in uninstaller (Korean)
  • Improved start speed of broadcasting
  • Improved rendering of video capture
  • Improved threads of ProRes decoder
  • Some fixes for DVD subtitles
  • Fixed a problem while playing MPEG2 files with DXVA
  • Some fixes while using RAW video processing
  • Improved Direct3D9Ex Flip mode
  • Improved file open from RAR parts
  • Some fixes for playback problem of certain Audio CD

Download: Daum PotPlayer 32-bit | 13.9 MB (Freeware)
Download: Daum PotPlayer 64-bit | 12.3 MB
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gate1975mlm said,
Is this still considered a Beta version?

Because it does say Beta in the about box.

I think this is a stable build, not beta.

They only update the x64 version only when its a Final release, otherwise only 32-bit versions get Beta builds.

I like almost everything about this player, except the built-in updater is garbage. I highly recommend disabling it.

Edited by Xinok, May 25 2012, 4:14am :

Mark said,
The filters are surely not as good as FFDSHOW

You can go in options and choose the filters you want to use. If you like ffdshow you can use ffdshow.

Mark said,
The filters are surely not as good as FFDSHOW

honestly though... most any programs decoders are 'good enough' which PotPlayer is to as i think anyone saying anything else is pretty much nit picking as i think the differences would be minimal at the most.

This player is just awesome! .... video player
thanks for the update. Daum PotPlayer & VLC r top 2 video player in the world

DesiSpark said,
This player is just awesome! .... video player
thanks for the update. Daum PotPlayer & VLC r top 2 video player in the world

VLC is overrated if you ask me as it's general functioning is not as good as Pot Player and Pot Player supports hardware accelerated h264 video out of the box where as VLC Player does not as it requires you to enable it to use it which should be on by default as it takes the load off the CPU and puts most of the work on the GPU.

and as i was saying... general rewind/fast forward etc just works better in PotPlayer.

only negatives of PotPlayer is that it requires configuring as some stuff like Aspect Ratio etc is not setup correctly by default.

right click open program and do this to fix Aspect Ratio...

1.Right Click > Aspect Ratio > Keep Aspect Ratio
then on that same screen make sure the 'Fit to Video (Recommended)' is checked.

doing that keeps the video properly displayed like it's supposed to be otherwise it can be all stretched etc and not displayed like it's intended to be.

p.s. seems like every update everything is reset back to default settings so i got to reconfigure all of that crap etc every time there is a new update.

Edited by ThaCrip, May 24 2012, 2:18pm :

gate1975mlm said,
One of the best if not the best video players for Windows!!

it's the gold standard as far as i am concerned as everything else is not as good as it's the little things that make it the best.