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Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 7:35 am
by gbrao
Updated Portable PotPlayer Generator to v3.00.
https://sites.google.com/site/gbrtools/ ... nformation

PortablePotPlayerGenerator_v300.zip (MD5=46DCB04AECFF9D0B0CB116824DBCDCC9)
- 2 Oct 2015.

- Portable PotPlayer Generator change log -
- Complete rewrite using Autoit.
- Better UI.
- Optionally, install Open Codecs.
- Install log displayed in right pane.

- Portable PotPlayer Shortcut Generator change log -
- Send-To shortcuts added.
- Shortcuts are first deleted (if user selects delete options and then new shortcuts are created).
- If using Windows XP, shortcuts are created to the PotPlayerMiniXP exe files.
- If not using Windows XP, shortcuts are created to the PotPlayerMini exe files

- PortableApps format change log -
- If using Windows XP, the PotPlayerMiniXP exe files are run.
- If not using Windows XP, the PotPlayerMini exe files are run.

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 8:46 am
by Specular
gbrao wrote:Updated Portable PotPlayer Generator to v3.00.
https://sites.google.com/site/gbrtools/ ... nformation

PortablePotPlayerGenerator_v300.zip (MD5=46DCB04AECFF9D0B0CB116824DBCDCC9)
- 2 Oct 2015.
Wasn't even aware of this. Nice to know it exists!

Also isn't Google Code shutting down, or is this project hosted somewhere else within Google?

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 9:21 pm
by gbrao
afaik, Google Sites will continue.

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:19 am
by spicydog
Just downloaded Portable PotPlayer Generator v3.20 to take it for a spin... Thanks for the nice tip :D

Great to be back posting on TPFC after a long inactive period... And very nice to see old friends being frequently active on the forum as usual ;)

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:59 am
by stisev
This is the best video player I have found yet, but can anyone help clarify something? I am running 32bit of PotPlayer and have PotPlayerMini.ini appropriately in the folder, but I am still seeing registry usage of some peculiar keys:

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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\DAUM]
"GUID_POTPLAYER"="0F5FFA6B19CD46D98DDC02A51DBB866B"

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\DAUM\PotPlayerMini]
"ServiceCount"=dword:00000000

There's nothing mentioned here other than Stealth "No" with no explanation: https://www.portablefreeware.com/index. ... 3#comments



Can anyone confirm or help?

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:44 am
by joby_toss
I confirm.

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:34 pm
by stisev
Argh. Was hoping it was just me.

I hate it when software leaves useless crap like that in the registry and no way to get rid of it.
Given how awesome PotPlayer is (tried VLC, MPC-HC, zoomplayer, all of them) I guess I have to live with it.

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:24 am
by Specular
So does anyone know if a portable version will conflict with a regular install, in terms of whether the registry keys left by a portable (but non-stealth) install will change any settings from the regular install?

It's because of the ambiguous Stealth listing in the database entry that I'm unsure what keys are exactly affected, so I keep my other version sandboxed. However keeping it sandboxed has various issues/limitations so was hoping for some elucidation.

Edit: tested outside of sandbox and the original install seems to be okay. Exported the settings just in case. Also updated to the latest version for the portable install and the issues I had were fixed both inside and outside the sandbox so it seems fine atm.

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:01 pm
by lastaltoid
Portableapps.com has released its version of Potplayer (v1.7.8557). I have not tested it, but it should be portable and stealth like most of their other offerings.
https://portableapps.com/apps/music_vid ... r-portable
[quote
Features
PotPlayer provides the maximum performance with the minumum resource using DXVA, CUDA, QuickSync so you can get the best out of what you have. It supports various types of 3D glasses so you can get the 3D experience anytime you want using your 3DTV or PC with various output format (Side by Side, Top and Bottom, Page Flipping) supported. Text subtitles(SMI & SRT), DVD(Vobsub) and Blu-ray subtitles, ASS/SSA animation and SMI Ruby tags, etc. are supported. Supports OpenCodec (see plugin) so users can easily add whatever codecs they want. Smooth, seamless video play. Choose which one when you have 2 sound cards. Preview the scene with snapshots. You can bookmark your favorite scene or chapter. We support Direct3D9 Ex Flip Mode and Overlay. Supports various devices such as DVD,TV,HDTV.][/quote]

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:18 pm
by Specular
lastaltoid wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:01 pm
Portableapps.com has released its version of Potplayer (v1.7.8557). I have not tested it, but it should be portable and stealth like most of their other offerings.
https://portableapps.com/apps/music_vid ... r-portable
I wasn't aware of this version, thanks! Doesn't appear in the database entry, either, may have to fix that. Wonder how long it's been there on their site.

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:16 pm
by JohnTHaller
The PortableApps.com PAF of PotPlayer was just released though it was in testing for quite some time. It includes both the Windows XP and Vista+ versions and switches between them automatically depending on PC (only adds 208KB). It removes the registry keys on exit. And it adjusts the paths in your default playlist as the app moves paths. It's also got a plugin installer for OpenCodec to automatically download it, extract the files, and put them in the correct locations for PotPlayer Portable.

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:41 pm
by Specular
JohnTHaller wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:16 pm
The PortableApps.com PAF of PotPlayer was just released though it was in testing for quite some time. It removes the registry keys on exit.
Do you know if it takes into account whether the keys already exist in the registry from a regular install? Great to see a maintained PAF option :D

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:15 pm
by JohnTHaller
Specular wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:41 pm
Do you know if it takes into account whether the keys already exist in the registry from a regular install? Great to see a maintained PAF option :D
Yes, it backs up any existing keys within the registry and restores them on exit. This is a requirement for all our official releases.

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:55 pm
by giulia
hi
can i know if the PotPlayer Portable (from portableapps dot com) is stealth ?
thanks

Re: PotPlayer

Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:41 am
by lintalist
Not entirely favourable review on Ghacks today https://www.ghacks.net/2020/12/26/a-loo ... r-in-2020/ (don't use it, just saw the review)