Guide on how to Play MP4 on GOM Player smoothly
GOM Player (short for Gretech Online Movie Player) is a media player for Windows, developed by the Gretech Corporation of South Korea. Its main features include the ability to play some broken media files and find missing codecs using a codec finder service. But sometimes you still can’t play MP4 video on GOM Player like GOM Media Player crashes when start the MP4 playback on it.
Why sometimes Can’t Play MP4 on GOM Player
It is likely being caused by a codec conflict with some other software or program that is installed on your computer. Or your MP4 video codec is not friendly with GOM Player. So here we list two solutions for fix “MP4 not played on GOM Player” issue. Read on.
2 Solutions for playing MP4 on GOM Player
Solution 1. Download and Install CoreAAC Audio Decoder
To correct this issue, please first download and install (or re-install) the CoreAAC Audio Decoder from the link below:
(click the disk icon next to "codec download") http://player.gomlab.com/codec/success.gom?intCodec=219
After installing the CoreAAC Audio Decoder, please set it to highest priority by following these steps:
1. Launch GOM Media Player
2. Open the Preferences window (push [F5])
3. Select "Filter" from the list on the left
4. Go to the "Advanced Settings" tab
5. Under "Filter Rendering Method", select "Advanced: Customize filter priority."
6. After completing step 5, the [Add Filter] button becomes active. Click the [Add Filter] button.
7. On the list of filters that appears, find and select " CoreAAC Audio Decoder", then click the OK button.
8. "CoreAAC Audio Decoder" should now appear on the Filter Priority list. Select CoreAAC Audio Decoder,
and then select "Highest" (under the Condition heading on the right side of the window).
Solution 2. Transcode MP4 to GOM Media Player more friendly video format
Another solution is convert your MP4 video to GOM Player friendly format like FLV, MPEG, AVI, MOV, MP4 etc. You can use the third party GOM Player video converter. Here Pavtube Video Converter is one of the most trusted and fastest video converters on the Internet today. It not only enables you change all MP4 2D or 3D files with different codecs including H.265 and different resolution like SD, HD, 4K to be compatible with GOM Player effortlessly with incredible conversion speed, but also allows you to share MP4 videos from computer to GOM Player wirelessly. It is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP. (Read review)
GOM Player can play following multimedia formats:
ASF/MP3/AVI/Ogg files on an HTTP Streaming connection
Via DirectShow: AVI, WMV, ASF, MP3, MP4, Matroska, 3GP, Google Videos, Flash Video, VOB, Ogg, OGM, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, MJPEG, H.263, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Vorbis, AMR, QCELP, EVRC, MSVIDC
Via RealPlayer or Real Alternative: RealMedia
Via QuickTime or QuickTime Alternative: QuickTime File Format
Audio CD (requires Windows 2000, Windows XP or higher)
DVD, Video CD, SVCD
Hot search: MP4 to VLC Media Player ǀ MP4 to Windows Media Player ǀ MP4 to QuickTime
If you are using a Mac user, please turn to the Pavtube Video Converter for Mac, which supports converting MP4 files for playing on GOM Player on Mac, include masOS Sierra, El Capitan, etc. (Read review)
Now free download the MP4 to GOM Player video converter:
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/video_converter/
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html
- Softonic Download: http://pavtube-video-converter.en.softonic.com/
Steps on How to Convert MP4 to GOM Player
Run and install Pavtube MP4 to GOM Player Converter. Then follow the three steps to convert MP4 to GOM MP4, FLV, MPEG, AVI, MOV etc.
Step 1. Add MP4 files to MP4 to GOM Player Converter
Simply drag and drop MP4 files to the main interface of MP4 to GOM Player Converter.
Step 2. Set MP4 as output format
Click "Format "drop-down button to select "MP4" from "Common Video" or "HD Video" category under "Format". You also can choose other GOM popular formats form "Video" or "HD Video" category.
Tip 1: If you're skilled at advanced settings about video and audio parameters, you're able to customized settings, such as select bitrates, encoders, resolution, frame rate, audio channel, etc.
Tip 2: It also provide you basic video editing functions: split, merge, trim, crop, add watermark, adjust video effect, edit audio and insert subtitles. (read how to edit MP4 with this powerful MP4 converter)
Step 3. Convert MP4 to GOM Player
Just click "Convert" button of MP4 to GOM Player to finish MP4 to GOM Player Conversion with high quality and fast speed. When done, click "Open" button and you'll see the converted MP4 files there. Now start to play MP4 in GOM Player.
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