Zoom Player's fullscreen navigation interface is based on a simple 5-Key system (up/down/left/right/select). The 5-key system gives you easy access and navigation to such interfaces as Media Library, File Browsing, Playlist, Color Control, Audio Equalizer, Bookmarks, Play History and many more. The system's simplicity makes it ideal for users with no previous computer experience. Using our powerful Smart Play technology, more media formats play with less hassle, improved stability and greater performance.

With Zoom Player, you can instantly Convert any PC into a Home Entertainment Center or Home Theater PC (HTPC) with no requirement for specialized hardware or operating system (Zoom Player runs on every version of Windows).


  • Free for personal, non-commercial use.
  • No bloat, intuitive & user-friendly design.
  • Install Center application, capable of detecting and securely installing up-to-date decoders and missing system components to improve stability and versatility.
  • Media Center navigation interfaces with easy to use (Up/Down/Left/Right/Select) controls.
  • 10-Band Equalizer with Digital PreAmp and Presets.
  • DVD Playback from Disc, Hard Drive or network connection.
  • Powerful, category based Media Library interface.
  • Remember/Resume from last media position.

What's New

  • The mouse's backward and forward button can now be assigned custom functionality when a navigation interface is visible.
  • YouTube kids URLs should now work with the IFRAME player.
  • New "Sort by Release Date" media library sort option (Only works on scraped media [TV & Movies]).
  • New "Sort by Sort Title" media library sort option (Only works on scraped media [TV & Movies]). This sorting mode allows you to use the meta-data editor to specify an invisible" custom title that Zoom Player will use for sorting. When no sorting title is specified, Zoom Player automatically uses the media'a title (if one exists) or file name.
  • New Setting (Adv. Options / Interface / Fullscreen Navigation / Settings) that controls whether filtering lists in the media library can use multiple parameters (e.g. "Genre" and "Tag") at the same time.
  • New "9:16" thumbnail aspect ratio option for media library thumbnails suitable to vertical videos.
  • New configuration option for TheMovieDB scraping plugin that allows you to select the poster/backdrop/still image sizes.
  • New "Edit Metadata" option in the media library's functions page for TV and Movie categories.


  • Play history features such as "resume playback" and "previous play position on thumbnails" did not function on files with over 128 characters.
  • Playing files with over 128 characters in their name created duplicate play history entries.
  • You could actually click on media library path icons even when they were invisible in the category list.
  • When viewing the media library's categories page, you could click above/below the scroll-bar area and it would still affect the scroll
  • position.