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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Daum PotPlayer 1.5.28025

What is Daum PotPlayer?

PotPlayer (also known as Daum PotPlayer) is a media player developed by Daum for Windows. Ability to play and stream most video and audio formats. Subtitle support, including SAA and ASS support as well as embedded subtitles in MKV, OGM, MP4, MOV, and 3GP files. Ability to play incomplete or damaged AVI files (by skipping the damaged frames). Audio equalizer and video equalizer, that lets users adjust the brightness, contrast, hue, and more of the video.

About  (from DVB Support)

Daum Potplayer is a free Multimedia player that supports a variety of different video codecs and formats.Potplayer already includes built in codecs, eliminating the need for manual installation. It also supports Digital TV devices, Webcams, Analogs, DXVA, live broadcasts and more.


The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is PotPlayerMini.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 30.35 MB (31,820,397 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: tvpot.daum.net/application/PotPlayer.do
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\daum\potplayer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Daum\PotPlayer\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 30.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Daum PotPlayer 1.5.28025

Program executable:PotPlayerMini.exe
Signed by:Daum Communications Corp.
Path:C:\Program Files\daum\potplayer\PotPlayerMini.exe
Additional files:
  • PotPlayer.dll (by Daum Communications) - Codenames - Street (Daum PotPlayer)
  • DChat.dll (by Daum Communications)
  • ffcodec.dll
  • ffcodecmt.dll
  • QuickSync.dll
  • atrc.dll - RealAudio 8, Sony ATRAC3 audio codec (Sony ATRAC3 Audio Codec for RealAudio 8(tm))
  • bass_aac.dll (by MaresWEB) - Advanced Audio Coding and MPEG-4 add-on for the BASS library
  • cook.dll (by RealNetworks) - RealPlayer 10 (RealNetworks Cooker G2 Audio Codec)
  • D3DX9sab.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions Debug)
  • daumapsrc.dll (by Daum Contents Plug) - Daum APP VoD Sourcer
  • DaumDownloader.exe (by CDNetworks) - Aqua Downloader (Aqua Download Client)
  • daumvsvr.exe (by Daum Contents Plug) - DaumCP VoD Server
  • DMVDLoader.dll - Daum Movie Downloader (Loader for Daum Movie Downloader)
  • drv1.dll (by RealNetworks) - RealVideo 1.0 (32-bit) (RealVideo 1.0)
  • drv2.dll - RealVideo G2 (32-bit) (RealVideo G2)
  • drvc.dll - RealVideo 8+9 (32-bit) (RealVideo 8+9)
  • IndivUtil.exe (by CDNetworks) - Individualization Utility (Force Individualization Module)
  • NCGDownloadDLL.dll (by INKAENTWORKS INC) - NCG Download SDK (NCGDownloadDLL)
  • OptimFROG.dll (by Florin Ghido, [email protected]) - OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream Audio Compression, http://www.LosslessAudio.org (OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream DLL Library)
  • PotPlayer.exe
  • RightManClient.dll - DRM License Certification (DRM License Certification Control)
  • sipr.dll - ACELP-NET Voice Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (ACELP-NET Voice Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • unicows.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PotPlayerMini.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PotPlayMusicFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'PotPlayer.Autorun' and the action verb 'PlayMusicFiles.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PotPlayerMini.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\PotPlayer\PotPlayerMini.exe'.
  • PotPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Daum\PotPlayer\PotPlayer.exe'.
  • daumvsvr.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Daum\PotPlayer\daumvsvr.exe'.

How do I remove Daum PotPlayer?

You can uninstall Daum PotPlayer from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Daum PotPlayer 1.5.28025, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Daum PotPlayer.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.47%
Windows 10 20.09%
Windows XP 14.16%
Windows Vista 2.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.76%
Windows 7 Professional 8.72%
Windows 8 Pro 5.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.89%
  BD 20.35%
  Iran 4.87%
  Thailand 4.42%
  India 4.42%
  Czech Republic 3.98%
  Australia 3.54%
  Poland 3.54%
  Singapore 3.10%
  Sweden 2.21%
  IQ 2.21%
  Canada 2.21%
  United Kingdom 2.21%
  Brazil 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.60%
Hewlett-Packard 21.23%
Acer 18.49%
ASUS 6.85%
Samsung 6.85%
Intel 4.79%
MSI 4.79%
Lenovo 4.11%
American Megatrends 1.37%
Common models
MSI MS-7640 5.79%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.48%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.48%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.65%
Gigabyte H81M-S2PV 1.65%


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