Zoom Player is the most Powerful, Flexible and Customizable DVD and Media Player for the Windows PC platform. Using our powerful Smart Play technology, more media formats play with less hassle, improved stability and greater performance. a robust media and DVD front-end player.
It was designed to be simple at first glance while being remarkably dynamic and flexible when used to its full potential. It works in two modes: a Media mode which can play any file supported by DirectShow (any file which plays in MediaPlayer) and a DVD mode which uses pre-installed DirectShow DVD filters to play DVD content. It supersedes media player in all it’s functions and provides several important functions that media player lacks.
For optimal playback, you can set Zoom Player to automatically customize the video to your specific monitor or screen size. It stretches the picture to fill the viewing space as much as possible without distorting the proportions of the image, leaving you with a clear picture at the right ratio.
You can change the skin color by adjusting color tabs or selecting preset color options, but that is just the beginning. To access more adjustable settings, open the options menu by clicking the gear icon to get started with other basic customization options.
Some of the great features included in the Pro edition of Zoom player are a powerful play-list manager. Safety features including password protection and DVD parental controls. Media definitions meaning you can save and restore the aspect ratio, colour levels, volume levels, equalizer state and more of every file played. The pro edition also include a web remote so you can control Zoom Player from your web browser, extended command line interface so you can use many of Zoom player features directly from the command line.
Other reasons why this is a quality media player are, it is easy for a beginner to use, yet it is so feature rich it will keep the advanced user happy as well. With great help and support it is possible to learn how to understand and use all the features available, though it may take a while.
The interface is very simple and the tabs and buttons are all self-explanatory. The application was designed to bridge a gap between common and advanced users, and the fruits of this balance are evident. If you are technically inclined, you will find the controls you are looking for.
Zoom Player comes with all the HD formats, like MPEG-4, H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2 HD, etc, so there isn’t much this player can’t run at HD quality. It can also play VCD and SVCD, as well as most big media formats like QuickTime, Windows Media Player, Real Player, MKV, DivX and AVI files.
The application comes with Dolby Digital and DTS surround sound system support for your 5.1, 6.1 and even 7.1 home theater systems. There is even support for audio over HDMI for Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, etc, which are for the elite 8.1 sound systems.
Supported Video Formats:
DVD, BluRay (Decrypted Main Movie playback), Matroska (MKV), MPEG2 Transport (TS/TP/TSP/TRP/M2T/M2TS/MTS/PVA/TOD), H.264 & AVCHD (MPEG4 AVC), XVID, DIVX, AVI, Flash Video (FLV), Windows Media (WMV/ASF), QuickTime (MOV/HDMOV), Ogg Movie (OGM), Theora (OGV), Real Media (RM/RMVB), VideoCD (VCD), Super VideoCD (SVCD), MPEG (MPG), MPEG2 Program (M2V/VOB/MOD), MPEG4 (SP/ASP), MPEG4 ISO (MP4), Media Center DVR (DVR-MS), CamCorder (MOD/TOD), Digital Video (DV), VP3, VP6, VP7, Motion JPEG (MJPEG), Flash (SWF), Cellphone 3GPP (3GP/3G2), FLIC (FLI/FLC) and more . . .
Supported Audio Formats:
MP3, Free Lossless Audio CODEC (FLAC), Advanced Audio Coding (AAC), Windows Media (WMA), OGG Vorbis (OGG), CD-Audio (CDA), Dolby Digital (AC3), Digital Theatre Surround (DTS), Matroska (MKA), Wave Audio (WAV), SHOUTcast (Streaming), Cell Phone (AMR), Monkey Audio (APE), Real Media (RA), MusePack (MPC), OptimFROG (OFR), Shorten (SHN), True Audio (TTA), WavPack (WV), Apple Lossless Audio Coding (ALAC), LPCM, MIDI, AIFF, MO3, IT, XM, S3M, MTM, UMX and more . . .
Supported Interactive Formats:
DVD, Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Flash (SWF).
Supported Image Formats:
JPEG (JPG), PNG, GIF, BMP, ICO, WMF, EMF, JFIF, RLE, WIN, VST, VDA, TGA, ICB, TIFF, FAX, EPS, PCX, PCC, SCR, RPF, RLA, SGI, BW, PSD, PDD, PPM, PGM, PBM, CEL, PIC, PCD, CUT, PSP, PN and more . . .