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Download and Install Media Player Classic Codec Pack for Windows 7/10

Posted by Amanda Hu | Last updated: October 12, 2019

A Media Player Classic Codec pack can easily help you out when running into such problems as Media Player Classic not playing MKV, or not showing subtitles. However, there are dozens of MPC codec out there and instructions are driving you nuts. How to download and install Media Player Classic codec? You get the easiest way here.

GOMPlayer Codec Doesn't Work? Here's Best Workaround

Media Player Classic Codec Pack

Compared to Media Player Classic-HC, the free 5KPlayer simply covers a much wider range of codec support. It plays MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI and more video formats without the help of any external Codec Pack. Topping the list of universal media players, 5KPlayer is a second-to-none choice to tackle any codecs without choke.

How to Use Codec Finder on GOMplayer and Install Codecs for Gom Player

When a media file fails to open in GOMplayer, the Codec Finder will automatically show up. Hit the FIND CODEC button to download the corresponding codec and you will get a file with ".download" extension. Do make sure that you change the extension to ".exe" for installation.

GOM Player Codec Finder

However, what if GOM Media Player is unable to determine which codec is missing? Three plans are herein suggested:
1. Download GOMPlayer codec pack from third party sources
2. Convert the incompatible codec file to GOM supported ones
3. Turn to another media player if you don't particularly have to stick with GOM

1. Where and How to Download GOM Player Codec Pack?

Searching for specific GOM Player codec ac3, GOM Player codec MKV one by one is quite frustrating, why can't we get GOM Player with full codec download and solve the problem at once to avoid "Find Codec" dialog? Yes you can. But GOM official site provides limited codec for download like XVD videos in .xvd or vg2. To get other codecs, you can download and install complete 3rd party codec pack for GOM Player like CCCP, K-lite etc from their official sites.

We and GOM & Company do not officially endorse or recommend the installation of any additional codecs/codec pack, and cannot be held responsible for any problems or damages that arise from installing 3rd-party codecs. No matter for codec installation or codec pack download, there is always some unpredictable risks for which you shall be held responsible.

2. How to Convert the File to Supported Ones like MP3 MP4?

We suggest using WinX DVD converter. Through our test, this converter is by far the most stable and fast solution on the market. With built-in 4K QGC QSV encode, MultiCore processing and a reasonable price, this converter for GOM player codec issue is a great one to turn to and is free for a 5min conversion to any codec format.

GOM Player Codec Converter

3. Best GOM Player Alternative Player

The media player we suggest here is 5KPlayer. Indeed file codecs overlap can somehow trouble the playback of certain files, but it won't be a big trouble if you use only one player – 5KPlayer. This great 4K H265 media player includes almost all popular and less popular codecs for almost all media files so that you do not need to search for additional codec installation, perfectly standalone and one-stop on its own.

GOM Player Alternative

5KPlayer is a media player for Windows (10) and Mac that is renowned for its three major utilities – 4K 8K FUHD playback, YouTube video download and AirPlay streaming, with side features like hardware-acceleration, YouTube to mp3 conversion, and iPhone screen recording. It focuses on enhancing all media playback including 3D HDR content.

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  • 2-Way transfer videos between iPhone & PC/Mac;
  • Batch convert HEIC photos to JPG at one go;
  • Remove DRM from iTunes movies, Apple music;

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