While using PotPlayer you may encounter a problem of Potplayer not showing a video. It’s a very frustrating situation when you can’t watch your favorite movies so to fix this issue once and for all you can apply the following fixes.
Before trying any fix if you are running an old version of PotPlayer then we recommend you to download PotPlayer’s latest version on your Windows 10/11 PC. Most of the time it fixes the issues.
How To Fix PotPlayer Not Showing Video?
Fix 1: Update all Drivers
Simply first check that all your computer drivers have been updated. To do this you can download Driver Easy which is the best driver updater software. This tool can instantly update all PC drivers without requiring users input.
On the other hand, you can try manually method:
- Press the Windows logo key and type Device Manager to open it.
- Right-click on Graphics Drivers and click the Update Driver option.
- Follow the onscreen instruction to update the driver.
Fix 2: Install the Correct Codec File for Video
You need to make sure that you have installed the correct codec for the file you are playing because it might be a reason for PotPlayer not showing a video.
Fix 3: Check the Resolution Issue
This might be a reason for PotPlayer not showing videos on Windows PC. Check the resolution of the movie and your display screen. If the movie is playing back at a resolution to your laptop or auto-switch correctly then it’s fine but if your movie is 4K but the screen is 720P, then you have to make adjustments to the PC.