Download GOM Player: PC / Mac / Android (APK)

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GOM Player is a media player developed by Gretech and initially released in 2003. It comes with several pre-installed audio and video codecs and aims to allow users to play all kinds of videos.

What is GOM Player?

Meet GOM Player, your go-to multimedia maestro crafted by the talented folks at Gretech Corporation in South Korea. What sets it apart in the player realm? Well, it's got a knack for playing those pesky damaged files and goes on a codec scavenger hunt to ensure your content is complete.

Now, let's talk name origins—it's not just a bunch of letters thrown together. "GOM" is a nod to the Korean word "ęł°," meaning "bear." So, naturally, its icon proudly flaunts the paw of this mighty creature.

But it's not just about the name and icon game—GOM Player is your versatile sidekick, supporting a plethora of audio and video formats. Compact and oh-so-efficient with system resources, it's a player that plays nice with users of all levels.

What are the key features of GOM Player?

  • Fully equipped: It comes with several built-in video and audio codecs, ensuring it plays all your media instantly and smoothly.
  • Intuitive interface: Enjoy a user-friendly, easy, and enjoyable menu. Create playlists effortlessly with the playlist creation feature.
  • Personalization galore: Tailor your experience with various customization options. Change the look and feel with different skins and logos. Mold your player to function precisely as you desire.
  • Top-notch multimedia: Immerse yourself in high-quality audio and video playback. Dive into the world of VR and 360° videos, experiencing content like never before.
© GOM Player
  • Flexible playback speed: Take control of your time with the ability to change playback speed to match your pace.
  • Audio extraction magic: Extract just the audio from a video effortlessly and save it in MP3 format.
  • Vivid 360 VR: It can also play 360-degree videos to enjoy the highest level of immersion (not supported on Windows XP/Mac OS).

  • Resilient playback: Play those damaged videos that other players shy away from. GOM Player detects and hunts down the necessary codecs to ensure your content plays seamlessly.
© GOM Player
  • Remote convenience: Harness the power of GOM Remote, syncing your player with your smartphone for remote control. Manage playback comfortably from your mobile device.
  • Subtitle supremacy: Connect with one of the largest subtitle databases. GOM Player automatically sifts through this treasure trove, offering a list of compatible subtitles in various languages. Activate subtitles with a simple click and witness the seamless download, application, and synchronization with the audio track. It's subtitle magic at your fingertips!

What formats is GOM Player compatible with?

One of the strong points of this player is the number of formats it can read.


  • Windows: avi, .ogm, .mkv, .mp4, .k3g, .ifo, .ts, .asf, .wmv, .wma, .mov, .mpg, .m1v, .m2v, .vob, .m4v, .3gp/3gp2, .rmvb, .rm, .ogg, .flv, .asx (video), .dat.
  • Mac: .mkv, .mp4, .avi, .m4v, .mov, .3gp, .ts, .mts, .m2ts, .wmv, .flv, .f4v, .asf, .webm, .rm, .rmvb, .qt, .dv, .mpg, .mpeg, .mxf, .vob, .gif.


  • Windows: mp3, .m4a, .aac, .ogg, .flac, .wav, .wma, .rma , .alac.
  • Mac: mp3, .aac, .mka, .flac, .ogg, .oga, .mogg, .m4a, .opus, .wav, .wv, .aiff, .ape, .tta, .tak.


  • Windows: smi, srt, rt, sub (& IDX), vtt (text sub), dvb, ass, psb, txt, sbv, vobsub (embedded sub).
  • Mac: utf, utf8, utf-8, idx, sub, srt, smi, rt, ssa, aqt, jss, js, ass, mks, vtt, sup, scc.


  • Windows: asx, .pls.
  • Mac: json (Self-formatting).


  • Audio CD (requires Windows 2000, Windows XP or higher).
  • DVD, Video CD, SVCD.
  • ASF/MP3/AVI/Ogg (HTTP Streaming connection).
  • RealMedia (via RealPlayer or Real Alternative).
  • Quicktime file format.

How to use GOM Player?

Initially, you must download and install the player on your device, and you can set it as your main player if you wish. You can open content by going to the Open option within the program or to the file saved on your device and selecting Open with > GOM Player. Once inside, you will see that you have several advanced features in addition to the more familiar player capabilities. A detail that can help you is to define a preconfigured playback mode among the following three:

  1. Normal mode: most common option, recommended for most users.
  2. High-quality mode: intended for powerful devices and situations where a higher image definition or audio quality is relevant.
  3. TV-out mode: allows you to connect your PC to your Smart TV.

Is GOM Player free?

Yes, GOM Player is free to use.

Is GOM Player safe?

The app has no history of security issues or abusive data collecting. However, remember that GOM Player will try to install third-party apps when installing it, so you might want to pay attention and decline them. We recommend reading the official Privacy policy to know how GOM Player uses your data.

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