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Stable & Easy to use
Millions of downloads
Consistantly updated
Staffed support forum
Polished user interfaces
Enhanced user experience
Advanced functionality
Access to developers
Extensive documentation
Instructional videos
Video Formats:
DVD BluRay (decrypted main-movie playback) Matroska (MKV) AVI
Flash Video (FLV) Windows Media (WMV/ASF) QuickTime (MOV/HDMOV)

Audio Formats:
MP3 Free Lossless Audio CODEC (FLAC) OPUS (OPUS)
Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) Windows Media (WMA) OGG Vorbis (OGG)
CD-Audio (CDA) Cell Phone (AMR) Matroska (MKA) Wave Audio (WAV)
Interactive Formats:
DVD Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) Flash (SWF)

Image Formats:
JPEG (JPG) PNG GIF BMP PSD TIFF ICO TGA PSD FAX Decoding supported by DirectShow technology
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The Zoom Player Blog

Zoom Player v19 release candidate 2
Announcing Zoom Player v19 release candidate 2

Published May 23rd, 2024

Zoom Player v19 release candidate 2 is has been released and is now available for download. To view what's new, what changed and what was fixed in this beta, click here

Live Coding #1
Live Coding #1 : Cast to Chromecast & Bug fix

Published May 22nd, 2024

I start by fixing a bug that caused the default background image to show for a split-second when drag & dropping a new media file onto the player window and I finish by implementing the new "Cast to Device" feature. more

Youtube Data API thumbnail
A guide to creating a personal YouTube API key

Published May 7th, 2024

To integrate YouTube's vast library into applications like Zoom Player's media library plugins, you may need access to a YouTube DATA v3 API key. This key serves as a bridge between YouTube's services and third-party applications, allowing for a seamless integration of content. more

PC Mouse
How to configure custom actions for the mouse buttons and wheel

Published April 30th, 2024

Zoom Player stands out for its highly customizable interface, offering a level of control that enhances your viewing experience. One of the most notable features is the ability to configure mouse actions for a variety of functions, accessible through the Advanced Options dialog under the "Interface / Mouse" section. more

A Malware's Tale
A Malware's Tale or How I suspect Hackers are using Zoom Player as part of their malware campaign

Published April 23rd, 2024

It began on a cold night in ~January. A person posted on Zoom Player’s sub-reddit they initially thought Zoom Player was a virus, but looking into it they found it odd that there's an official forum that looks legit. more
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Zoom Player's Charcoal skin

Zoom Player's Alba skin

Zoom Player's Windowed user interface

Zoom Player's Playlist editor

Zoom Player's IPTV Interface

Zoom Player's Fullscreen user interface and Control bar

Zoom Player's Main fullscreen navigation interface

Media Library movie mode fullscreen navigation interface quick usage guide screenshot

Media Library Movie JukeBox mode fullscreen navigation interface quick usage guide screenshot

Media Library TV JukeBox mode fullscreen navigation interface quick usage guide screenshot

Media Library video mode fullscreen navigation interface quick usage guide screenshot

Zoom Player's Media Library fullscreen navigation interface

Zoom Player's Audio bar mode

Zoom Player's Windowed Equalizer

Zoom Player's Additional control bar buttons

Zoom Player's Main right-click context menu

Zoom Player's Timeline right-click context menu

Video Tutorials
Introduction to Media Mode
Introduction to Audio Mode
Introduction to DVD Mode
YouTube Channels, Trends & Searches
Using the Playlist Editor
Using the Control Bar
Using the Media Center navigation interfaces
Download missing components with the Install Center
Enabling Video Hardware Acceleration
Controlling the Video Aspect Ratio
Using the Keyboard to control Zoom Player
Using the Equalizer
Creating Chapters & Bookmarks
Virtual Video Editing
Using the Advanced Playlist Control interface
Using Command Line Parameters to control Zoom Player
Using the right-click context menu
Setup & Configuration:
Getting help using Zoom Player
Downloading Subtitles
Displaying Video Subtitles
Configure Smart Play Decoders & Settings
Setting up the Media Library Folders & Categories
Media Library Thumbnail view mode setup and usage
How to setup the Media Library for Movie Scraping
Setting up your system for Multi-Monitor configuration (Part 1)
Setting up your system for Multi-Monitor configuration (Part 2)
Creating RingTones from Media Files
Selecting the active Audio Device
Digitally output Dolby Digital & DTS audio over S/DPIF
Changing the user interface Language
Associating media files with Zoom Player
Auto loading Multi-Part media files
Video Post Processing with FFDShow
Setting up the Mouse Buttons
Re-mapping the Zoom Player keyboard shortcuts
Switching between skin modes
Changing the Background Image