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Options Description

File Types

File Type Association:

The audio formats CometPlayer supports are all listed here. You can set CometPlayer as default player for particular audio files by ticking the boxes here.

Ticking this box enables the default association.


Hotkey configuration allows users to set their own keyboard shortcuts. Double-click the action name to edit hotkey, press Esc to cancel input.

Reset hotkeys for this action: cancel your own setting for ONE action, and resume the default.

Reset hotkeys for all actions: cancel your own setting for ALL actions, and resume the default.


Audio fade in/out

Ticking the boxes enables fade in and out for certain actions.

Audio fade in/out means the sound comes out/stops gradually in terms of volume. The numbers indicate the time range of fade in and fade out.


Colour and font

Background colour: To change the background colour of lyrics panel.

Text normal colour: To change the text colour of lyrics.

Text highlight colour: To change the highlight colour of lyrics. As few lyrics files have the function to synchronise certain lines in highlight, hence users will easily find out which part of the lyrics is being sung.

Text font: To change the text font, size and colour.


Tray Icon

Minimize to tray icon: CometPlayer will disappear from taskbar and appear in notification area when minimised.

Always show tray icon: CometPlayer's icon will appear in notification area all the time.


Save the playlist when exit: Every playlist will be saved when exiting CometPlayer, so users won't need to repeatedly create playlist everytime they use CometPlayer.

Add similar files to the playlist when opening file: When adding files to playlist, similar files (the first 2 letters in the name are same with object files) in the folder will be recognised and automatically added.

Playing Control

Allow multi players running at the same time: To simultaneously run more than 1 CometPlayers. Jump Distance: Determines the range of fast forward and rewind.


Auto Updates

Check for updates every week: CometPlayer will automatically search for updates and new version every week; a pop-up dialog will appear to notify updates or upgraded versions.

Download updates: Allows CometPlayer to download updates automatically.

Auto Report

Report usage statistical information automatically: Reports number of users of CometPlayer to our R&D for statistical use.


This option enables users to select the player skin they prefer by double-clicking the skin name.

Click “Apply” will provide a preview of the new skin.

The button “Edit” and “New” are complicated and advanced settings of skin, which are more developer oriented. Simpler skin editor is under development and hope to be added in future versions.


Users can switch player language among English, simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese.


Additional information of CometPlayer are shown here.

Clink the links will direct users to its homepage and support forum.

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