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Document Title: How To Use Zoom Player To Play Music And Video Files on your Personal Computer
Author: Michael J. Casimir
Categories:
Playing Music
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Playing Dvd Movies
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No. Of Pages: 1 Creation Date: October 21, 2012 5:38 PM
Skill Level Required: Beginner Last Modified: November 25, 2013 0:15 AM
Applies To:
Zoom Player Home 8.10
 
How To Install Zoom Player Home Introduction to the Zoom Player Program Interface
 
Background Information:

This document provides a complete walkthrough for using this versatile application to playback your favorite music, videos, and DVD titles.

Zoom Player 8.10 Home is a free application for playing music, video files, and DVD titles. Zoom Player is the most Powerful, Flexible and Customizable Media Player application for the Windows PC platform. Based on a highly-touted Smart Play technology, more media formats play with less hassle, improved stability and greater performance. 

Behind Zoom Player's classic media player look, hides a powerful Media Center application designed with a simple 5-Key (up/down/left/right/select) fullscreen navigation interface. The 5-Key system provides simple navigation with advanced interfaces. Interface such as the Media Library, File Browser, Playlist, Color Control, Audio Equalizer, Bookmarks, Play History and many more. Zoom Player's media center simplicity makes it ideal for users with no previous computer experience. 

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

Utilizing Zoom Player's modular design and flexibility, you can easily design a safe viewing environment, limiting or extending functionality, making it ideal for both newbies and professionals.

The following audio, video, and image formats are supported by the application:

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.

 
Key Terms and Definitons Associated With This Article:
Zoom Player 8.10 a free application for playing music, video files, and DVD titles. Zoom Player is the most Powerful, Flexible and Customizable Media Player application for the Windows PC platform. Based on a highly-touted Smart Play technology, more media formats play with less hassle, improved stability and greater performance. 
Home Entertainment Center (HTPC) A type of computer that specializes in playing all types of audio and video formats.
 
Solutions:
How To Launch Zoom Player

The Zoom player shortcut on the Windows desktop.To launch zoom player double left click the shortcut on your desktop.

If you have not yet installed the software click here to download the installer.

When the download finishes double left click to launch the installer.

This section will guide you through installing the software to a location on your computer.

The first step is to accept the License Agreement. Skim through it and left click Next when ready to proceed.

Select an installation method:

Standard Mode - this mode installs Zoom player's work files into the windows application data directory. This is required under Windows Vista with UAC enabled or Windows XP with a limited user account.

Legacy mode - this mode installs Zoom Player into a single directory which prevents it from functioning properly under Windows Vista with UAC enabled or Windows XP with a limited user account.

On the next window you choose a folder location to install Zoom Player. I will accept the default location as C:\Program Files\Zoom Player.

The next window configures the components of Zoom Player to install and also sets miscellanious options.

The next window will install a browser widget Snap.do. It is not required for the software to function properly.

The next window will start the Installation process of Zoom Player.

The next window provides a confirmation that the software has been installed successfully.

You will now have a shortcut to Zoom Player on your desktop. When ready launch the program from the shortcut and proceed to the next page for more information about using the program interface.


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