How to install GOM Player

This article was modified on 2012-08-28 17:06:02


If you need help to install GOM Player ( formerly known as GOM Media Player ), you`re at the right place. The entire installation process will take you only a couple of seconds and there are no other extra requirements. Let`s hope that developers will keep it simple without adding any other extra unnecessary crappy adware. Let`s start with the installation process, download GOM Player, once you have the setup file, double-click and the installation will start:

The first window ``Welcome to the GOM Player Setup`` will advise you to close all other applications before starting Setup. Click ``Next`` to continue.

Welcome to GOM Player setup
The second window is the one with the License Agreement, so make sure that you`re reading everything and if you agree with their terms click on ``I Agree`` in order to continue.

GOM Player End User License Agreement
Now it`s time to custom your installation. For instance the only shortcut that I want is on my desktop and so on. Please take a look at all the components and uncheck those that you don`t want to install. If you don`t know which one of them to install, here is a tip given by GOM Player setup, position your mouse over a component to see its description.

Gom Player choose which features to install window

The default installation path for GOM Player is in ``C:Program FilesGRETECHGomPlayer``. Setup will install GOM Player in this folder. To install in a different folder, click Browse and select another folder. Click ``Install`` to start the installation.

Choose install location of Gom Player
This is the final window, in order to finish this wizard click on ``Finish`` button and you should see the main software interface.

Gom Player has been installed

I`ve started GOM Player interface so that you can see how it looks like.

Gom Player software interface

That`s it, from now on all you have to do is to open a video file using the usual ``Open With...`` command or you can choose to open a media file from GOM Player interface. I would like to mention that this article is actually a part of the main article - How to play movies in Windows and it`s my favorite media player for Windows right now.



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