Zoom Player is the most Powerful, Flexible and Customizable Media Player application for the Windows PC platform. Based on our highly-touted Smart Play technology, more media formats play with less hassle, improved stability and greater performance.
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Mostly Positive (42 reviews) - 71% of the 42 user reviews for this software are positive.
Release Date: Apr 4, 2014

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About This Software

Zoom Player is a Powerful, Flexible and Highly Customizable Media Player and Media Center software for the Windows PC platform. Using our Smart Play technology, more media formats play with less hassle, improved stability and greater performance. Zoom Player's fullscreen navigation interface is based on a simple 5-Key system (up/down/left/right/select). The 5-key system is suitable for easy access and navigation by novices and experts alike.

Dedicated support staff & documentation

With Zoom Player, you are not only getting a professional quality software, but also tech support from fans, QA personal and access to the development and art team.

To top it off, Zoom Player's documentation is unparallelled in scope, every feature is explained in great detail, the vast number of customization features are easily searchable through the options dialog search feature and selected features are shown & automatically highlighted.

Main Features

  • A polished user interface (check the screenshots!) with no bloat!
  • The User-Interface is customizable to the extreme with hundreds of settings that control every aspect of the user experience.
  • Use the XBOX 360 controller (or compatible devices) as a remote control with custom functions assignable to buttons and thumb sticks.
  • Over 300 functions, assignable to keyboard keys, mouse buttons, remote control buttons or controller buttons and thumb sticks.
  • Hardware accelerated video Decoding & DeInterlacing (DXVA, CUDA, QuickSync).
  • Hardware, GPU based high-quality image upscaling algorithms (Bicubic, Lanczos, Jinc), maxing out high-end gaming cards for best-in-class video image quality.
  • Digital Audio output over S/PDIF & HDMI Bit-Streaming to external receivers/amps.
  • An Install Center application which makes life easy by keeping decoding components consistently up to date (optional).
  • A fullscreen navigation interface, easily upgrading the PC into a full Home Theater experience or for use on touch-screen tablets.
  • A Command & Control API that works over TCP/IP (the internet), COM or WinAPI, providing access to custom mods you can create yourself.
  • Decrypted Blu-Ray Movie playback with Subtitle support.
  • Video Wall (Span a single video across multiple monitors).
  • Scene-Cut (Dynamic, Virtual Audio/Video editing).
  • Non-Linear 16:9 (widescreen) / 4:3 (fullscreen) video scaling.
  • Video Orbiting (Prevents screen-burns by slowly moving the video image every few seconds).
  • HTML, Flash and QuickTime Interactivity (Browse content from within Zoom Player, bypassing standard media controls).
  • Create custom Mobile-Phone RingTones from playing media.
  • GuardDog (Automatically restart Zoom Player if the player becomes unresponsive).
  • All popular formats are supported : H.264, XVID, DIVX, DVD, Blu-Ray, FLV, WMV, QuickTime, MPEG 1/2/4, MP3, AAC, DTS, Dolby Digital, FLAC and many more including the recent ones such as Dolby-TrueHD, WebM, OPUS, etc...
  • Click here for the complete feature list.

Note: The latest version of DirectX is recommended but not mandatory. We suspect most of you have updated already and we simply did not want to burden you with a bloated download. If you feel it is finally time to upgrade to the latest DirectX, click here.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 98
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Storage: 80 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Be aware that browsers using hardware accelerated page rendering can interfere with the smoothness of media playback on lower end systems.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: For the best post-processing quality (scaling, smooth motion), a powerful GPU combined with the MadVR video rendering plug-in is recommended. For additional motion smoothness, use a monitor with a high refresh rate.
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Overall:
Mostly Positive (42 reviews)
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Nax_o
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 14
What a nice refreshing attempt to grab the 'player who does everything' -title that has been floating around for quite some time. It doesn't achieve this objective but it sure tries and gets very close.

My needs for a generic media player are not exactly heavy but diverse: living room pc. game rig. workshop pc. several laptops. preferably some type of dj/kiosk mode or settings that allow it to be used effectively during parties.

This far no setup does a 10/10 job but this one appears to be a good replacement candidate for Winamp on windows machines. This far Winamp+VLC combo has been the best tools i have used since they 'just work' (good enough/always available/rarely fail or start crashing). Yes i have tried other players too but always return back to this ol' workhorse duo sooner or later.

I especially liked the nice base interface and the fact that just about anything can be changed and settings can be exported to other machines. Gamepad can also be used for control which is good in living room.

edit: forgot one thing. some reviews mention bad video support but after doing 'Advanced interface' -> 'Help' -> 'Check update' and installing some plugins i can play just about anything i have on my rig and all works. So this means VLC is under the loop now too. This one has a better interface though only time will tell if it's better since crashing is what i hate mosly about VLC. If this one works better then it will beat VLC.
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Botan ;)
( 1,976.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 13
Zoom Player is a lazy geek's dreampipe media player that grabs the best worlds from popular media players like Kodi, MPC-HC, Tablet media apps like MC Player Pro, VLC and Winamp into one handy app that happly does everything you need to do regardless if you're on Windows desktop, or Win-HTPC or Win-Tablet. There no need to download multiple apps & codecs from various of websites when Zoom Player downloads all its components with a click of mouse inside the app.

Pros
  • Ability to sort out the episode/playlist correctly when watching a Blu-Ray TV series - Which alot of media players can't do but Zoom Player has that feature ;)

  • Really nice customizable and scalable interface - I love the fact that I can set a wallpaper for the bootscreen of app & it's stands out well. Huge amount of customization options here too.

  • Using the touch screen on my hybrid laptop/tablet to watch videos feels great on dis app - Very well optimized for it

  • Official MadVR support - Use ur GPU to maximize your picture quality

  • Easily export settings for you other devices within the app.

  • Lock the interface - Disables keyboard & touch screen shortcuts. Pretty handly feature when you're watching on bus & ur HDD is on top of keyboard for example.

  • Can check for updates for all the codecs within a click of button

  • Outstanding customer support across the Steam forums - The developers are really nice people who're willing to give you a hand & open to opinions. Something you don't see everyday.

Cons

  • Using Zoom Player as music player is kinda dull to use & it doesn't come with any visualization plugins out of the box. No Rainmetter support atm

  • Using the tablet profile messes up the UI in windowed mode - Can easily be fixed by setting it to other profiles.

  • Has significant learning curve overall when it's come to getting around this app compared to other media player apps - It's kinda like getting used to Steam Controller.

  • Overpriced for this kind of media player in my opinion - I reckon it's should be no more then $10 USD, which is how much I paid for when it was on sale 2 years ago. If you hate the idea of paying $$ for media player, well you got your reasons & I'm not gonna object your opinions.

  • Needs a Blu-Ray decrypter like most other media players in order to watch retail blu-ray movies but it's reasonable for Zoom Player not being able to do it out of box considering the price of this product & licenses issues. No points taken off for this. Fortunately, I was lucky to get DVDlab Passkey for free via a giveaway.
    Region Free Blu-Ray FTW

Overall it's kinda geared to a niche market who wants to mix things up a bit with their media experience. I've been using Zoom Player as my main media player for years now & I've no regrets jumping into this. Reinstalling Zoom Players & my settings is a breeze unlike other media players as I've done it countless amount of times. I really enjoy using this app as you can tell from X amount of hours I've spent on this app & it's probably one of the best media player to play Blu-Ray & HD DVD disks if you don't care about no Blu-Ray menu support & got Blu-Ray decrypter on hand.

There's a 30 day demo on Steam if your neck is still itching if you know what I mean & it's also part of $3 Groupees: The Software Bundle 2 atm, just letting you know.
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#16
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 10
Utterly useless, plays hardly any video files at all. Free players like VLC run rings around this piece of junk.
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huangjs@CSGOTRADERS.NET
( 2.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
Nice player.
But PotPlayer (Successor of KMPlayer) still wins.
At least in
1. Subtitle control. (Potplayer auto loads the subtitles with the same filename)
2. Language support.
3. Video format support.

Hope you can catch up with the freeware!
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AmaHC
( 854.2 hrs on record )
Posted: March 28
Used the Freeware version of this program for just about as long as it was first available. I've tried every major freeware video player on the market, all of which are useable, none of which are as customizable or feature rich as Zoom Player. I have a lot of old and new video I play using this program, so I have a lot of hours on record on Steam but probably 10x the amount of hours on the freeware, so I figured it was about time I help support the developers and buy the full version here on steam.

It's worth every penny at the current full price they charge here, getting it on special just makes it that much of a better deal. Don't bother with the reviews with 0.1hrs. If those people could actually read the feature list properly, they would understand that this player does not play back copy protected Blu-ray discs because that requires expensive licensing that would probably at least double the cost of this program. Also do not listen to thor32123's review, because this program plays every major format available as long as you have the proper filters and codecs installed on your computer. I have played back: mpg, mp4, avi, ogm, mkv, rm, rmv, rmvb, asf, wmv, qt, etc. Plays them all fine. I don't use this for audio, but every audio file I have accidently played on this program has played fine: mp3, wav, ogg, flac, etc.

Pros:
  • Feature Rich & customizable well beyond the available freeware players out there
  • Excellent Playlist feature, light years better than every other player I have tried
  • Plays almost everything, copy protected Blu-ray being the only format I am aware of it doesn't

Cons:
  • Doesn't play copy protected Blu-ray, but it doesn't claim it does either.
  • Doesn't offer enough at the price point over freeware players for the casual media playback users.
  • Steam Updates are sometimes buggy with Anti-virus software, requiring disabling your AV prior to updating

Overall: 9/10

While no copy protected Blu-ray playback support is a con, the program does not claim it does so you cannot fault the program for that. The problematic updates through Steam are a hastle, but more of a nitpick than a real con. Most programs tell you to disable your AV prior to installation as a precaution anyway, but this was the first time I have had a problem with installing an update or any program for many years now that were caused by an Anti-virus program.

If you're a casual media playback user, you'll be fine with any of the freeware players out there, VLC being the best 'Video player for Dummies' out there. If you absolutely have to have copy protected Blu-ray playback, look elsewhere. I have a set top player for my Blu-rays as well as a software player that came with my BD-R Writer so I did not need nor care about Blu-ray playback. I've used the software player that came with my burner once, and that was just to test if it was actually a fully useable version or just a trial (it's a full version). Any time I play a Blu-ray, I do it with my set top player.

If you're a power user, or not afraid of learning how to work with this program (not that difficult), there's no better video player out there available at this price point or cheaper.
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DemiGoth
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: January 30
Only 13 minutes of usage in Steam, but this is my main video-player ever since I bought it.

Zoom works like a lot of free players, but the smoothing of movie is where it excells. Playing MP4 files with ZOOM compared to WinAMP and MS Media Player *blegh* is a difference between having a smooth playback and blocks from time to time.

Only problem I think is configuration. Somehow the settings have been made way too complicated, even when it comes to simple stuff like 'play all videos from start' are hard to find...
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thor32123
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: December 21, 2015
I just wasted $30 on this, runs only a few formats that I can't seem to find or convert my videos into but on the bright side found freeware that works even better while searching,

Uninstall and never look back
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Processor
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: November 5, 2015
At first I used MPC HC for a long time. Then I went ahead and used VLC for a while. Found out about Splash Pro Ex and used that for some time up until now. At first I wasn't sure if I liked Zoom Player or not. But after customizing it exactly how I want it... I won't be going back to my former video players. I'll be sticking with Zoom Player for a long time, until something else comes out I think is better. I love how lightweight it is and how many options it has. Plus the user interface looks very sleek and you can change the color of it or download all new skins. This isn't a video player for the casuals. It's got some pretty advanced settings and has a bit of a learning curve. Highly recommended for anyone looking for extreme customization.
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jferman
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: March 14, 2015
This player cannot play legally-owned store-bought blu-ray discs.
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Red6ft10
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: January 4, 2015
Does not play blu-ray even though it says it does,

"All popular formats are supported : H.264, XVID, DIVX, DVD, Blu-Ray, FLV, WMV, QuickTime, MPEG 1/2/4, MP3, AAC, DTS, Dolby Digital, FLAC and many more including the recent ones such as Dolby-TrueHD, WebM, OPUS, etc..."

Either fix this or refund me!
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gorgeouskykhan
( 9.3 hrs on record )
Posted: December 29, 2014
Zoom Player is nice and very good player for using zipped files and folders If you want to play or view your files without you unzipped them. I like to zip my files in order to easily organize and backup and also save some free space on hard drive.
You can get it with discount sale price if you like purchasing new things on your Steam profile. And also I like easy setup and easy installing process of Steam. I also want to see free lifetime upgrades, editions, new functions, abilities and more.
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Drow Crystalline Ranger
( 66.2 hrs on record )
Posted: December 27, 2014
Not really bad actually, but not as good as media player I'd like to used before
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ᴏʜ_ɘxᴘʟᴏᴅᴇ
( 54.9 hrs on record )
Posted: December 18, 2014
The most important thing about this media player is that it supports Xbox 360 controller for navigation and video playback. Otherwise, VLC player supports most of your needs. I wouldn't pay the full price, but I picked it up for less than $4 USD during Steam auction. Def worth it for the controller compatibility and rebind-able buttons for controller.


!!!!!!!!!!!!
5/13/2015
EDIT: Now the "Controller Companion" app is on Steam for $2.99 that does what I wanted Zoom to do for me. I still recommend Zoom on sale.
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Cripo
( 22.2 hrs on record )
Posted: November 28, 2014
Very good media player, got it with some coupon, was quite suprised coming from using bsplayer to this, quality seems better if i play media with this program, only problem i ever had was getting subtitles to work with foreign movies...
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Silver Dragon
( 10.1 hrs on record )
Posted: November 27, 2014
I've been using this for years and it's simply the best one. I'm glad I'm able to support the developers and Steam platform by getting this edition since their free edition has been working rock solid.

All the customizability options are amazing to make this work exactly the way you want it to all the way from the screen menus to the mouse wheel clicks and options. A++++
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Lynx
( 29.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 15, 2014
Amazing media player, it can pretty much play anything :D
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Chaos GMR
( 181.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 2, 2014
For a Media player that replaces the use of multiple programs to handle a variety of formats, I am satisfied with this. I waited for the summer sale price to try it out and would recommend this.

The only negative I came across is the menu system takes a bit to get use to, Also the ability to at lease have Visualizations while music is playing seems to be lost to me…. still playing around with it.

9/10

Great, got it to work thanks to romulous [developer].
Step by step for others in the same spot,

• Ctrl+ O (or right click and select options/setup)
• Select “switch to advanced mode” (if you're not in already in it)
• From the drop menu on the left, select “playback”, “Audio”, and highlight “visualizations”. (Or just use the search feature at the bottom and input visualizations)
• Hit “Add”, and find the plugins you have on our PC.
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road to 2k
( 174.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27, 2014
this app. for just listening music. and $30.
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Huddo
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19, 2014
Purchased this in steam sales. I have been looking for a media player to run all my music & movies. This so far is ticking all the right boxes. I was running VLC for my media and old school winamp for my music. So far Zoom Player is looking like a winner!
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Philip_Fry
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27, 2014
Only plays DVDs in low resolution.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
8 of 11 people (73%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 7
Nice player.
But PotPlayer (Successor of KMPlayer) still wins.
At least in
1. Subtitle control. (Potplayer auto loads the subtitles with the same filename)
2. Language support.
3. Video format support.

Hope you can catch up with the freeware!
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1,976.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
Zoom Player is a lazy geek's dreampipe media player that grabs the best worlds from popular media players like Kodi, MPC-HC, Tablet media apps like MC Player Pro, VLC and Winamp into one handy app that happly does everything you need to do regardless if you're on Windows desktop, or Win-HTPC or Win-Tablet. There no need to download multiple apps & codecs from various of websites when Zoom Player downloads all its components with a click of mouse inside the app.

Pros
  • Ability to sort out the episode/playlist correctly when watching a Blu-Ray TV series - Which alot of media players can't do but Zoom Player has that feature ;)

  • Really nice customizable and scalable interface - I love the fact that I can set a wallpaper for the bootscreen of app & it's stands out well. Huge amount of customization options here too.

  • Using the touch screen on my hybrid laptop/tablet to watch videos feels great on dis app - Very well optimized for it

  • Official MadVR support - Use ur GPU to maximize your picture quality

  • Easily export settings for you other devices within the app.

  • Lock the interface - Disables keyboard & touch screen shortcuts. Pretty handly feature when you're watching on bus & ur HDD is on top of keyboard for example.

  • Can check for updates for all the codecs within a click of button

  • Outstanding customer support across the Steam forums - The developers are really nice people who're willing to give you a hand & open to opinions. Something you don't see everyday.

Cons

  • Using Zoom Player as music player is kinda dull to use & it doesn't come with any visualization plugins out of the box. No Rainmetter support atm

  • Using the tablet profile messes up the UI in windowed mode - Can easily be fixed by setting it to other profiles.

  • Has significant learning curve overall when it's come to getting around this app compared to other media player apps - It's kinda like getting used to Steam Controller.

  • Overpriced for this kind of media player in my opinion - I reckon it's should be no more then $10 USD, which is how much I paid for when it was on sale 2 years ago. If you hate the idea of paying $$ for media player, well you got your reasons & I'm not gonna object your opinions.

  • Needs a Blu-Ray decrypter like most other media players in order to watch retail blu-ray movies but it's reasonable for Zoom Player not being able to do it out of box considering the price of this product & licenses issues. No points taken off for this. Fortunately, I was lucky to get DVDlab Passkey for free via a giveaway.
    Region Free Blu-Ray FTW

Overall it's kinda geared to a niche market who wants to mix things up a bit with their media experience. I've been using Zoom Player as my main media player for years now & I've no regrets jumping into this. Reinstalling Zoom Players & my settings is a breeze unlike other media players as I've done it countless amount of times. I really enjoy using this app as you can tell from X amount of hours I've spent on this app & it's probably one of the best media player to play Blu-Ray & HD DVD disks if you don't care about no Blu-Ray menu support & got Blu-Ray decrypter on hand.

There's a 30 day demo on Steam if your neck is still itching if you know what I mean & it's also part of $3 Groupees: The Software Bundle 2 atm, just letting you know.
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8 of 14 people (57%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 10
Utterly useless, plays hardly any video files at all. Free players like VLC run rings around this piece of junk.
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 14
What a nice refreshing attempt to grab the 'player who does everything' -title that has been floating around for quite some time. It doesn't achieve this objective but it sure tries and gets very close.

My needs for a generic media player are not exactly heavy but diverse: living room pc. game rig. workshop pc. several laptops. preferably some type of dj/kiosk mode or settings that allow it to be used effectively during parties.

This far no setup does a 10/10 job but this one appears to be a good replacement candidate for Winamp on windows machines. This far Winamp+VLC combo has been the best tools i have used since they 'just work' (good enough/always available/rarely fail or start crashing). Yes i have tried other players too but always return back to this ol' workhorse duo sooner or later.

I especially liked the nice base interface and the fact that just about anything can be changed and settings can be exported to other machines. Gamepad can also be used for control which is good in living room.

edit: forgot one thing. some reviews mention bad video support but after doing 'Advanced interface' -> 'Help' -> 'Check update' and installing some plugins i can play just about anything i have on my rig and all works. So this means VLC is under the loop now too. This one has a better interface though only time will tell if it's better since crashing is what i hate mosly about VLC. If this one works better then it will beat VLC.
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22 of 34 people (65%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 21, 2015
I just wasted $30 on this, runs only a few formats that I can't seem to find or convert my videos into but on the bright side found freeware that works even better while searching,

Uninstall and never look back
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430 of 536 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 5, 2014
Does not play normal Blu Ray movies. That is to say, you can't buy a Blu Ray movie, put it in your Blu Ray drive, and play it with this media player. A complete waste of money, as it just uses the FFMPEG codecs. VLC is an easy replacement for this.
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Not Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 4, 2015
Does not play blu-ray even though it says it does,

"All popular formats are supported : H.264, XVID, DIVX, DVD, Blu-Ray, FLV, WMV, QuickTime, MPEG 1/2/4, MP3, AAC, DTS, Dolby Digital, FLAC and many more including the recent ones such as Dolby-TrueHD, WebM, OPUS, etc..."

Either fix this or refund me!
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43 of 57 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 14, 2015
This player cannot play legally-owned store-bought blu-ray discs.
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
181.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 2, 2014
For a Media player that replaces the use of multiple programs to handle a variety of formats, I am satisfied with this. I waited for the summer sale price to try it out and would recommend this.

The only negative I came across is the menu system takes a bit to get use to, Also the ability to at lease have Visualizations while music is playing seems to be lost to me…. still playing around with it.

9/10

Great, got it to work thanks to romulous [developer].
Step by step for others in the same spot,

• Ctrl+ O (or right click and select options/setup)
• Select “switch to advanced mode” (if you're not in already in it)
• From the drop menu on the left, select “playback”, “Audio”, and highlight “visualizations”. (Or just use the search feature at the bottom and input visualizations)
• Hit “Add”, and find the plugins you have on our PC.
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25 of 42 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
19.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 12, 2014
I tried the demo, played a few videos, and was quite impressed with it.
I had a few other Media-Players installed on my computer, but right away I could notice better crispness, clarity and an overall greater quality of the video and audio that I see and hear with Zoom Player. I like the simplicity and intuitive feel of the controls, yet there are still a lot of options available that I can experiment with and set things to how I like. This will now be my default Media Player, and I'm glad to have bought the full version to help support the Developers of this high-quality software.

For a full list of features and comparisons of the different versions of Zoom Player, visit the following page: http://inmatrix.com/zplayer/pro/versions_home8.shtml

PS: As for the argument I see from some, "Why buy Zoom Player when there's plenty of free media-players available?".... Well, call me strange, but I like to help support the Developers of programs I enjoy and use.

Yes, there's free media-players out there, but they also tend to have a "Donate" option some place on their website or an option to upgrade to a Pro version. Plus, there's also a free-version of Zoom-Player that can be downloaded as well.
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13 of 21 people (62%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 27, 2014
I've been using this for years and it's simply the best one. I'm glad I'm able to support the developers and Steam platform by getting this edition since their free edition has been working rock solid.

All the customizability options are amazing to make this work exactly the way you want it to all the way from the screen menus to the mouse wheel clicks and options. A++++
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12 of 22 people (55%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
174.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 27, 2014
this app. for just listening music. and $30.
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7 of 14 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 19, 2014
Purchased this in steam sales. I have been looking for a media player to run all my music & movies. This so far is ticking all the right boxes. I was running VLC for my media and old school winamp for my music. So far Zoom Player is looking like a winner!
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7 of 15 people (47%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
54.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2014
The most important thing about this media player is that it supports Xbox 360 controller for navigation and video playback. Otherwise, VLC player supports most of your needs. I wouldn't pay the full price, but I picked it up for less than $4 USD during Steam auction. Def worth it for the controller compatibility and rebind-able buttons for controller.


!!!!!!!!!!!!
5/13/2015
EDIT: Now the "Controller Companion" app is on Steam for $2.99 that does what I wanted Zoom to do for me. I still recommend Zoom on sale.
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6 of 13 people (46%) found this review helpful
Recommended
29.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 15, 2014
Amazing media player, it can pretty much play anything :D
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3 of 8 people (38%) found this review helpful
Recommended
22.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2014
Very good media player, got it with some coupon, was quite suprised coming from using bsplayer to this, quality seems better if i play media with this program, only problem i ever had was getting subtitles to work with foreign movies...
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 30
Only 13 minutes of usage in Steam, but this is my main video-player ever since I bought it.

Zoom works like a lot of free players, but the smoothing of movie is where it excells. Playing MP4 files with ZOOM compared to WinAMP and MS Media Player *blegh* is a difference between having a smooth playback and blocks from time to time.

Only problem I think is configuration. Somehow the settings have been made way too complicated, even when it comes to simple stuff like 'play all videos from start' are hard to find...
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4 of 11 people (36%) found this review helpful
Recommended
66.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2014
Not really bad actually, but not as good as media player I'd like to used before
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4 of 11 people (36%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2014
Zoom Player is nice and very good player for using zipped files and folders If you want to play or view your files without you unzipped them. I like to zip my files in order to easily organize and backup and also save some free space on hard drive.
You can get it with discount sale price if you like purchasing new things on your Steam profile. And also I like easy setup and easy installing process of Steam. I also want to see free lifetime upgrades, editions, new functions, abilities and more.
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1 of 5 people (20%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 5, 2015
At first I used MPC HC for a long time. Then I went ahead and used VLC for a while. Found out about Splash Pro Ex and used that for some time up until now. At first I wasn't sure if I liked Zoom Player or not. But after customizing it exactly how I want it... I won't be going back to my former video players. I'll be sticking with Zoom Player for a long time, until something else comes out I think is better. I love how lightweight it is and how many options it has. Plus the user interface looks very sleek and you can change the color of it or download all new skins. This isn't a video player for the casuals. It's got some pretty advanced settings and has a bit of a learning curve. Highly recommended for anyone looking for extreme customization.
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