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Daum PotPlayer 1.5.34321 x64 Edition

What is Daum PotPlayer x64 Edition?

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.


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 PotPlayer64.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 36.1 MB (37,858,300 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: 36.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Daum PotPlayer 1.5.34321 x64 Edition

Program executable:PotPlayer64.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\daum\potplayer\PotPlayer64.exe
Additional files:
  • PotPlayer64.dll (by Daum Communications) - Codenames - Street (Daum PotPlayer)
  • PotPlayer64.exe - PotPlayer
  • ffcodec64.dll
  • ATextOut.dll (by gdipp Project) - gdipp Render engine
  • ATextOut64.dll (by gdipp Project)
  • atrc.dll - RealAudio 8, Sony ATRAC3 audio codec (Sony ATRAC3 Audio Codec for RealAudio 8(tm))
  • AudFilt.dll
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bass_alac.dll (by MaresWEB) - Apple Lossless Audio Codec add-on for the BASS library
  • bass_ape.dll (by MaresWEB) - Monkey's Audio add-on for the BASS library
  • bass_flac.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSFLAC
  • bass_mpc.dll - BASS_MPC (Musepack add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_ofr.dll - BASS_OFR (OptimFROG add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_tta.dll - BASS_TTA (The True Audio add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_wv.dll - BASSWV
  • cook.dll (by RealNetworks) - RealPlayer 10 (RealNetworks Cooker G2 Audio Codec)
  • D3DX9sab64.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions Debug)
  • DaumCrashHandler.dll (by Daum Communications) - Daum Communications DaumCrashHandler (DaumCrashHandler)
  • DaumCrashHandler64.dll
  • DChat64.dll
  • DesktopHook.dll
  • DesktopHook64.dll
  • 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)
  • DTDrop.exe - Shell DragDrop Handler
  • DTDrop64.exe
  • ffcodec.dll
  • ffcodecmt.dll
  • LibNCG.dll
  • LogManager.exe
  • MediaInfo.dll (by MediaArea.net) - MediaInfo (Convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files)
  • MediaInfo64.dll (by MediaArea.net) - All about your audio and video files
  • MP3Lame.dll
  • MP3Lame64.dll
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • OptimFROG.dll (by Florin Ghido, [email protected]) - OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream Audio Compression, http://www.LosslessAudio.org (OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream DLL Library)
  • pncrt.dll (by Real Networks, Inc) - RealPlayer/RealServer (Real Networks C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • PotIcons.dll
  • PotIcons64.dll
  • PotPlayer.dll
  • PotPlayerLauncher.ocx - Daum PotPlayer Launcher (ActiveX for Launching Daum PotPlayer)
  • PotPlayerMini.exe (by DAUM Communications)
  • PotPlayerMini64.exe
  • qscl.dll
  • QuickSync64.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PotPlayer64.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PotPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'PotPlayer.Autorun' and the action verb 'PlayVideoFiles.
Scheduled Task
  • PotPlayerMini64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E95D8903-DCC1-49DD-8D98-B986B7E1C028}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PotPlayerMini64.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\PotPlayerMini64.exe'.
  • PotPlayer64.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DAUM\PotPlayer\PotPlayer64.exe'.
  • PotPlayerMini.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Shared Folders\Dropbox\Program Files\(multimedia)\PotPlayer\PotPlayerMini.exe'.

How do I remove Daum PotPlayer x64 Edition?

You can uninstall Daum PotPlayer x64 Edition 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 1.5.34321 x64 Edition, 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 x64 Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.19%
Windows 10 16.44%
Windows XP 1.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.40%
Windows 8 Pro 5.48%
Windows 7 Professional 5.48%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.56%
  United Kingdom 10.11%
  Iran 5.62%
  Czech Republic 5.62%
  Thailand 4.49%
  France 3.37%
  Australia 3.37%
  Canada 3.37%
  Japan 2.25%
  Singapore 1.12%
  Brazil 1.12%
  Latvia 1.12%
  NG 1.12%
  India 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 23.53%
ASUS 15.69%
Dell 13.73%
Toshiba 3.92%
Lenovo 3.92%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
HP-Pavilion VG238AA-ABU s... 3.45%
HP-Pavilion GX755AA-ABA m... 3.45%
MSI MS-7758 3.45%
Hewlett-Packard 500-141ea 3.45%


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