Most users like the VLC media player due to the powerful video features. Like the VLC, GOM Player is also a powerful video player which is a all in one media player, converting all video & audio formats, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, you can install this software on the Windows 9x, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 7 etc. You can play the AVI, MP4, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, etc on it. However most users can’t play the DVD on GOM Player well, how to do?
Are you searching the way to play the DVD on GOM Player? In order to play audio with GOM Media Player you’ll need to use an external filter. The total steps are a little difficult, you ca follow way to play the DVD on GOM Player with FFDSHOW codec. You can download the codec and read more information about it in the link below: http://ffdshow-tryout.sourceforge.net/, after the video installation, you can follow the steps to play DVD.
Play the DVD on GOM Player with FFDSHOW codec
1. Launch GOM Media Player
2. Open the Preferences window (push [F5])
3. Select “Filter” from the list on the left
4. Go to the “Advanced Settings” tab
5. Under “Filter Rendering Method”, select “Advanced: Customize filter priority.”
6. After completing step 5, the [Add Filter] button becomes active. Click the [Add Filter] button.
7. On the list of filters that appears, find and select “Mpeg2Dec Filter”, then click the OK button.
8. “Mpeg2Dec Filter” should now appear on the Filter Priority list. Select Mpeg2Dec Filter, and then select “Highest”.
Best Way to Play DVD on GOM Player
You also can find one powerful DVD ripper which can convert the DVD to digital video formats which can be acceptable by GOM Player, like the AVI, MP4, MKV, etc, you can try Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, one of the best DVD ripper which can remove the DVD copy protection, like the CSS Protection, DVD region code, Blu-ray region code, UOPs, Blu-ray AACs, etc. You can conver the DVD to popular video formats, 300+ video formats are ready for you.
You can get the SD videos, HD videos from the DVD, like the HD MP4, HD AVI, HD H.264. etc. If you are the 3D fans, you also can get the 3D videos from the common DVD. Best of all, you also can adjust the video resolution, video frame, video birate, audio codec, audio channels, etc. More information, you can read the DVD ripper review.
Convert the DVD to GOM Player Supported Video Formats
Step 1. Load the DVD disc
Open this DVD ripper and on the program’s main interface, click “File” > “Load from disc” to load commercial DVD disc to the application. You also can load the Blu-ray disc, DVD ISO/IFO images to it.
Step 2. Choose Output Video Format
If you want to keep the video forever, you can choose to rip and convert the DVD to GOM player supported digital video formats which are wide used and easy to store. Like the MP4, AVI, MOV, etc. Best of all, you can choose the H.264 MP4 videos, this software takes full use of the GPU acceleration which can bring you the 30x faster speed than the common DVD ripper.
Step 3. Start DVD Copy Process
After finishing all the settings, go back to the main interface, press the “Convert” button to start to rip and convert DVDs.
Conclusion: We all like the second way which is easy to do, you also can convert the video to video for playing on GOM player.