GOM Media Player 2.2 – setting + configure to use external codec (lav filters)

GOM Media Player is freeware video playback software developed by the South Korean company, Gretech Corp. Designed with both power and simplicity in mind, GOM Media Player is an ideal video player for both beginners and experts alike.

Aside from being the most widely used video player in South Korea, the non-Korean versions of GOM Media Player enjoy a monthly worldwide user base of over 43 million in over 200 countries, making it one of the world’s most popular video players.

GOM Media Player includes built-in support for all the most popular video formats (MP4, AVI, WMV, MKV, MOV, FLV, etc), loads of advanced features (screen capture, audio capture, video playback speed control, and more), and the Codec Finder service that helps you locate missing codecs for formats that aren’t supported by default. You can even watch broken and incomplete AVI files with GOM Media Player.


System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32 / 64bit), Windows 7 (32 / 64bit), Vista (32 / 64bit), XP (32 / 64bit), 2000

Supported Formats

Video Formats

  • flv,mp4, mov, mpg, ts, avi, divx, asx, wmv, m4v, dat, ifo, vob, 3gp/3gp2, rm/rmvb, mkv, ogm. Additional formats can be played with external codecs.

Audio Formats

  • mp3, .m4a, .aac, .ogg

Subtitle Formats

  • .smi, .srt, .rt, .sub (with IDX)

Playlist Formats

  • .asx, .pls

Built-in Codecs

  • OGG, XVID, DIV1, DIV2, DIV3, DIV4, DIV5, DIV6, DIVX, DX50, MP41, MP42, MP43, H263, AP41, MPG4, MP4S, M4S2, MP4V, BLZO, MJPG, RMP4, DXGM, and H264



  • Just after install GOM asks to choose from certain options

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  • The main interface of GOM player


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  • GOM settings
  • You may want to enable “On top while playing”

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  • You may want to uncheck “Default playback windows size”. this will stop resize of gom windows every-time a video is played.

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  • Enable “Normalizer

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  • Uncheck all by clicking “Select None


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  • Check “enable Quick Play mode
  • Uncheck “LAV audio decoder” & “LAV splitter

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  • Click “Close“.