Zoom Player is a free audio and video player to watch movies and listen to music, but next to that this free media player has other interesting features, like built-in codec download and installer.
In the image above we see the main user interface of the Zoom Player free. As you can see, the user interface is very neatly and intuitively designed even though it has a classic feel to it. Starting from the top you have the standard Windows three buttons menu on the right, but on the left you have the Zoom Players button for audio play mode. You can even transform Zoom Player into compact version which is shown in the image below.
In both the standard and compact mode, at the bottom of the Zoom Players interface you have the standard playback control buttons. The only difference is that in audio mode (compact) you have the buttons which are aimed more for audio playback and in the video mode you have the buttons which are intended more for video playback. Zoom Player options and settings are available and can be accessed through the right mouse click menu.
Key Features of this Free Audio And Video Player:
- Adjust the quality of audio with 10 band equalizer.
- Intuitive and user-friendly interface, perfect for beginners.
- Install Center Application for downloading and installing the latest audio and video codecs.
- Good format support, plays AVI, MKV, MP3, WAV, WMA, MPEG, etc.
How to Play Media with Zoom Player?
You can choose the file you want to play by right clicking on that file and then choosing it to run with Zoom Player or you can right-click in the Zoom Player then choose Open and then Open Drive, Open Directory to choose you desired file which you want to play. File will be opened quickly and the playback will start automatically. By clicking on the progress bar you will automatically jump to the selected media playback time. Left mouse click will pause the playback and the mouse scroll will size up or down the playback window. When playing, you have few extra options and menus which can be opened by clicking on the three buttons on the right of the playback controls. When all of the buttons are clicked, you will be left with the user interface that looks like in the image below.
The first button will open or close the upper and lower quick menu, the second one will open the equalizer and the last button will open the playlist.
There are many other options like, shuffle, randomize, show subtitles, etc. All of them can be accessed from the corresponding menus or with the right mouse click.
Audio playback has the same options but everything will be shown in the compact mode. You can play it in standard mode but there will be no album art or visualizations available.
Zoom Player is a decent audio and video player which is available at zero cost. It definitely has great design and it is very stable, has a wide range of supported file format types which make it very usable. Free download.