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I was wondering if anyone uses GOM Player to watch their videos? If so, what do ya'll think about it? Is it better than VLC?
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro x64 23H2 v22631.3880
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Built Myself in 2017
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 1800X 8-Core @ 3.60GHz
    Motherboard
    Asus Crosshair VI Hero
    Memory
    16GB G.Skill Trident Z RGB Series
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon RX 580 8GB GDDR5
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 X AOC 27" , PLANAR 22"
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    ~ P34A60 512GB NVMe PCIe Gen3x4 M.2
    ~ 3TB WD Red HDD (extra storage)
    ~ SanDisk 250GB SSD
    ~ 2 X 1TB HDD
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    PSU
    Corsair RM850 Fully Modular (850watts)
    Case
    NZXT Phantom 630 CA-PH630-W1
    Cooling
    CORSAIR iCUE H100i RGB PRO XT
    Keyboard
    Logitech K860
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    752Mbps (Download) / 537Mbps (Upload)
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Malwarebytes
    Other Info
    *This is my Main Computer That I use*
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Asus
    CPU
    AMD A10-5700 APU @ 3.40Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus CM1745
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics card(s)
    AMD Radeon R7 350x GDDR5 4 GB
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dual Monitor Setup ONN 22" Monitors
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    ~~~~~~~~
    250GB SSD

    500GB HDD
    ~~~~~~~~
    PSU
    350Watt PSU
    Cooling
    Air Cooling
    Mouse
    MX Master
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Ergonomic 4000
    Internet Speed
    752Mbps (Download) / 537Mbps (Upload)
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Malwarebytes
    Other Info
    *Computer for Weather Software*
I was wondering if anyone uses GOM Player to watch their videos? If so, what do ya'll think about it? Is it better than VLC?
I used to use VLC player exclusively but I like GOM player more although I've been having some issues with it lately. Which one do you go with?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10
I use MPC-HC for most of the playback, and sometimes VLC player. Used to like PotPlayer, but have uninstalled it now.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 23H2
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Assembled
    CPU
    Intel i7-7700k
    Motherboard
    Asrock Z270 Taichi
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel 630 onboard
    Sound Card
    Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Benq 1080p
    Screen Resolution
    1920*1080
    Hard Drives
    NVMe, SSD and HDD
    Case
    Cooler Master
    Keyboard
    Asus wireless
    Mouse
    Asus Wireless
    Internet Speed
    75 Mbps
    Browser
    Chrome, Edge, Arc
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender
I used to use VLC player exclusively but I like GOM player more although I've been having some issues with it lately. Which one do you go with?
I stuck with VLC
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro x64 23H2 v22631.3880
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Built Myself in 2017
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 1800X 8-Core @ 3.60GHz
    Motherboard
    Asus Crosshair VI Hero
    Memory
    16GB G.Skill Trident Z RGB Series
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon RX 580 8GB GDDR5
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 X AOC 27" , PLANAR 22"
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    ~ P34A60 512GB NVMe PCIe Gen3x4 M.2
    ~ 3TB WD Red HDD (extra storage)
    ~ SanDisk 250GB SSD
    ~ 2 X 1TB HDD
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    PSU
    Corsair RM850 Fully Modular (850watts)
    Case
    NZXT Phantom 630 CA-PH630-W1
    Cooling
    CORSAIR iCUE H100i RGB PRO XT
    Keyboard
    Logitech K860
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    752Mbps (Download) / 537Mbps (Upload)
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Malwarebytes
    Other Info
    *This is my Main Computer That I use*
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Asus
    CPU
    AMD A10-5700 APU @ 3.40Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus CM1745
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics card(s)
    AMD Radeon R7 350x GDDR5 4 GB
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dual Monitor Setup ONN 22" Monitors
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    ~~~~~~~~
    250GB SSD

    500GB HDD
    ~~~~~~~~
    PSU
    350Watt PSU
    Cooling
    Air Cooling
    Mouse
    MX Master
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Ergonomic 4000
    Internet Speed
    752Mbps (Download) / 537Mbps (Upload)
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Malwarebytes
    Other Info
    *Computer for Weather Software*

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 23H2
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Assembled
    CPU
    Intel i7-7700k
    Motherboard
    Asrock Z270 Taichi
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel 630 onboard
    Sound Card
    Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Benq 1080p
    Screen Resolution
    1920*1080
    Hard Drives
    NVMe, SSD and HDD
    Case
    Cooler Master
    Keyboard
    Asus wireless
    Mouse
    Asus Wireless
    Internet Speed
    75 Mbps
    Browser
    Chrome, Edge, Arc
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender
MPCBE and MPCVR DONE and DONE
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 22H2
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    IM A PC TECHNICIAN SO... YEAH...
    CPU
    Intel 10900K
    Motherboard
    ASUS Z490 MAXIMUS XI HERO
    Memory
    64GB CORSAIR VENGEANCE PRO RGB
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA 3080 FTW3 ULTRA GAMING
    Sound Card
    TOPPING D90SE - TOPPING A90
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HP OMEN X 27 - LG 55CX
    Screen Resolution
    2K - 4K
    Hard Drives
    NVME CORSAIR MP600 Pro XT 1TB
    PSU
    CORSAIR HX 850W
    Case
    CORSAIR Crystal Series Black 680X RGB
    Cooling
    CORSAIR iCUE H100i Elite Capellix
    Keyboard
    STEELSERIES APEX 7 TKL
    Mouse
    STEELSERIES RIVAL 710
    Internet Speed
    200 MBPS
    Browser
    MS EDGE
    Antivirus
    NONE -NEVER NEEDED-
Used to try it once in awhile - for past 20 years (among with dozen others) - but was always mediocre at best. I'm actually surprised it's still around. Started with MPC-HC (paired with Mega Codec Pack - latter K-lite Codec Pack) back on Windows 98. Also tried VLC multiple times - used it for awhile (mostly for radio stations) - but sometimes the colors didn't look right - and only more recently (past years) - implemented a more advanced customization for subtitles & better support for GPU acceleration. That's actually among the reasons - why i switched to KMPlayer around 20 years ago (pairing it with madVR around a decade latter - followed by Lav Filters). KMPlayer lost the core dev for some reason - which latter started another project called PotPlayer (like a fork or updated version of KMPlayers). So i end-up switching to PotPlayer.... after 2 years of so of using SMPlayer. Tho, similar with KMPlayer - they kept adding options upon options and features upon features - most of which i didn't use. So it kinda felt like a bloatware app - which is something i tend to dislike. Tried MPC-HC again - but this too was declared a dead project (at that time) - but i found a fork named MPC-BE - which kept offering further updates.

One of those updates - bugged it - and while looking for a solution i bumped into MPV. Its LITE interface - was like a breath of fresh air, it's just that - at first - i thought that what i see is what i get (a lite player with little room for customization). Was used to 99.9% all the other players with a right-click tab click click tab click click click tab click tab click tab click click click GUI - so i didn't realize MPV had a different way of customizing it (by editing a text/conf file). Once i found that option and got the hang of using it - was hooked. It's what i use mostly - even tho i still have couple of others installed (for streaming YouTube and such - or just in case i ran into some issues / also keep/update them for visual comparisons - while checking the changes - just curious if the improvements are noticeable or worthwhile).
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 SP 16 (or Windows 11 SP 2 or Sun Valley 2)
    Computer type
    Laptop
    CPU
    Intel & AMD
    Memory
    SO-DIMM SK Hynix 15.8 GB Dual-Channel DDR4-2666 (2 x 8 GB) 1329MHz (19-19-19-43)
    Graphics Card(s)
    nVidia RTX 2060 6GB Mobile GPU (TU106M)
    Sound Card
    Onbord Realtek ALC1220
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    1x Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB / 1x Seagate Expansion ST1000LM035 1TB
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