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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 --version 1.7.5545

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

C:\> choco upgrade potplayer --version 1.7.5545


  • 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 1.7.13622.1 1010 Wednesday, August 1, 2018 approved
PotPlayer 1.7.13622 245 Sunday, July 29, 2018 approved
PotPlayer 1.7.13621.1 283 Wednesday, July 25, 2018 approved
PotPlayer 1.7.12845.1 47 Friday, July 6, 2018 waiting for maintainer
PotPlayer 1.7.12845 1445 Friday, June 29, 2018 approved
PotPlayer 1.7.12844 37 Friday, June 29, 2018 approved
PotPlayer 1.7.5545 4643 Sunday, December 3, 2017 approved
PotPlayer 1.7.3795 981 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 approved
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