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This package was approved as a trusted package on 12/3/2017.

Powerful multimedia player that supports a variety of different video codecs and formats.
PotPlayer has several features, including, but not limited to:

  • Ability to play and stream most video and audio formats
  • Ability to play incomplete or damaged AVI files (by skipping the damaged frames)
  • Can remember where the user left off in a video and resume
  • Keyboard shortcuts for most tasks, including seeking, volume, zoom, brightness, contrast, and even subtitle resyncing
  • Subtitle support, including SAA and ASS support as well as embedded subtitles in MKV, OGM, MP4, MOV and 3GP files
  • Users can choose different skins for different types of files, make the windows transparent, and hide the window border when playing
  • Video filters, like deinterlacing, video post-processing and noise reduction for customized playback
  • Audio equalizer and lets users adjust the brightness, contrast and hue of the video

To install PotPlayer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install potplayer

To upgrade PotPlayer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade potplayer


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'potplayer'
    $packageArgs = @{
        packageName    = $packageName
        fileType       = 'exe'       
        url            = ''
        url64bit       = ''   
        checksum       = '6E7F7133AFCCF44DF6E3199D9326B14C94A0D3A446D922A9B20337DC7EA712CE'
        checksumType   = 'sha256'
        checksum64     = 'EC919BC5C3900C9D81C5B963A0A5B624F80847F2AE9E15D957BA24867399F9D1'
        checksumType64 = 'sha256'    
        silentArgs     = '/S'
    	validExitCodes = @(0);
    echo "If an older version of PotPlayer is running on this machine, it will be closed prior to the installation of the newer version."
    ps potplayer -ea 0| kill
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'potplayer';
    $installerType = 'exe';
    $silentArgs = '/S';
    try {
    	$hklm = "hklm:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PotPlayer";
    	if (Get-ProcessorBits 64) {
    	    $hklm = "hklm:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PotPlayer64";
    	$file = (Get-ItemProperty -Path $hklm).UninstallString;
    	Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName -FileType $installerType -silentArgs $silentArgs -File $file;
    	Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName;
    } catch {
    	Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName "$($_.Exception.Message)";

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Daum Communications


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
PotPlayer 1.7.3795 855 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 approved
PotPlayer 1.7.661 1812 Monday, March 20, 2017 approved
PotPlayer 1.6.63638 1215 Sunday, October 23, 2016 approved
PotPlayer 1.6.62949 631 Thursday, August 11, 2016 approved
PotPlayer 1.6.60136 402 Saturday, July 23, 2016 approved
PotPlayer 1.6 1573 Thursday, January 15, 2015 approved

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