Saturday, December 7, 2013

GOM Media Player 2.2 for Windows 8, 7

GOM Media Player 2.2Ranks at #2 in media players, GOM Media Player is capable of fulfilling all your playback needs with built-in media codec support, advanced features, Codec Finder service, and extreme customizability. GOM Media Player is absolutely a free audio and video player to download and use. It supports a wide range of file formats such as AVI, DAT, DivX, WMV, ASF, MPEG and lot more. The pain of finding and installing separate codecs is gone with built-in codec and Codec Finder services. You can even play incomplete or damaged video files/locked or partially downloaded files with GOM Media Player.

GOM Media Player (Gretech Online Movie Player) installs on the latest Windows 8 and its predecessors. It is developed by South Korean company called Gretech Corporation, with the initial release happened to be on January 7, 2003. It supports popular languages such as English, Russian, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese. GOM Media Player is freeware and ad-supported.

The latest version GOM Media Player 2.2.53.5169 has a lot of modern features such as,
  • [Added] UI Transparency Slider
  • [Added] New Default GOM Player 2.2 Skin
  • [Added] Internal support for multiple codecs
  • [Added] Playback status icon to taskbar icon
  • [Added] Message reflecting window size changes
  • [Improved] Volume boosted to 200%
  • [Improved] Bookmark Feature
  • [Improved] Ability to properly recognized display aspect ratio and to display “Current Frame” information
  • [Corrected] Buffer Overflow security issue
  • [Corrected] Audio sync issue with some Xvid videos
  • [Improved] File Associations window for Windows 8 and other miscellaneous corrections and fixes.
GOM Media Player 2.2.53 - Installation

The installation is customary with an optional setup process to optimize the initial use based on sound and monitor setup. The default window size would be 4:3 with an orange, black, and silver, that looks like a Halloween theme. The playback tools are situated on the bottom left corner, and control panels for organizing your media content are located on the contrary side. You have an optional integrated upsell ticked for linking users to any GOM’s products or video content, which can be removed easily by changing to another skin.

GOM Media Player 2.2.53 - User Interface

You can set custom hot keys and synchronize remote iOS and Android devices to control the media player over Wi-Fi. GOM Media Player adjusts accordingly and tweaks your picture settings incrementally during live play.

Key Features:

  • Supports different media formats such as AVI, MPEG, MPG, DAT, WMV, ASF, ASX, DVD and other popular file formats.
  • Codec Finder – GOM media player will automatically find the right codec for your videos and download them without requiring you to install separate codecs.
  • Play Damaged AVI Files – Has the ability to play AVI files that have broken index or if it’s not completely downloaded.
  • Great Subtitle Support – GOM player supports SRT, SUB, RT, SMI files for subtitle, where you can customize the location, size, resolution, font, margin, and others.
  • Own Multimedia Playlist – You can create your own convenient playlist as M3U, PLS, ASX formats, as well as import/edit different media formats on that playlist.
  • Burst Capture feature – You can take continuous screenshots up to 999 shots of your video directly from GOM Player.
GOM Media Player 2.2.53 - Codec Finder

Advanced Features:

  • Customize Brightness
  • Contrast and Saturation
  • Sharpen and Add Noise to Your Video
  • Audio Equalizer
  • A-B Repeat feature
  • Fast Forward/Rewind a few seconds

Compared to VLC Player and other media players, GOM Media Player also has pros and cons, but its core strength is its ability to find codecs and playing effectively than other players. GOM Media Player can effortlessly become the best audio and video player for many users. You can download GOM Media Player 2.2, the latest version from its official website or from below download link. Download