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Media Player ClassicMedia Player Classic HomeCinema Edition

Download Media Player Classic, a multimedia player capable of playing DivX movies
Language: English
Ease of use: Not Rated
Latest Version: 1.9.0 (details)
OS Support: Windows 95 Windows 98 Windows Me Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7
License: Open Source
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Download: MPC-HC.1.9.0.x86.exe   MPC-HC.1.9.0.x86.exe

Description:Download Media Player Classic HomeCinema Edition (32 bit edition) - standalone filter editions available here)
Version: (added Jan 01, 1970 - view changelog)
Size:14.35 MB

Download: MPC-HC.1.9.0.x64.exe   MPC-HC.1.9.0.x64.exe

Description:Download Media Player Classic HomeCinema Edition (64-bit edition) - standalone filter editions available here)
Version: (added Jan 01, 1970 - view changelog)
Size:15.44 MB

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A multimedia player with a similar interface to Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.4, but has many more features specific for DivX playback.

A "HomeCinema" edition of MPC is also available with some additional features:
  • Anti tearing option
  • Jitter tests - In VMR9 renderless and EVR custom pres. mode it's possible to display a jitter curve using "Ctrl+J" shortcut. This curve show difference between the moment one frame was expected to be displayed, and the moment it was really displayed.
  • Subtiles synchronisation
  • Shuttle PN31 remote control support
  • OSD (On Screen Display) - When video output is VMR9 or EVR, MPC can displays some informations on screen (remaining time, volume, audio track, subtitle, …).
Playing back .MP4 H.264 encoded movies:

Sub Editions:

This software has the following sub editions:

Media Player Classic
  • Media Player Classic HomeCinema Edition <==


Supported File Formats:


OS Compatibility:

Windows 95/Windows 98/Windows Me/Windows 2000/Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7

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Revision History:

Version 1.9.0
  • Release Date: Dec 30, 2019
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  • Updates:
    • Updated LAV Filters to v0.74.1-31-ge94f9
    • Added a dark theme option for the GUI. You can enable it through: Menu > View > Dark theme
    • The dark theme also has a more modern looking seekbar. You can adjust seekbar height in: Options > Advanced
    • Added option for vertical alignment of the video. This for example allows you to have a black bar only below the video.
    • Added support for playing contents of uncompressed RAR5 archives. Previously only RAR4 was supported.
    • Added manual search functionality to the subtitle download results window.
    • Improved positioning of PGS subtitles
    • Some optimizations for subtitle texture size. This should improve performance on systems with multiple screens. And also reduce GPU memory usage.
    • Added column sorting and a search/filter option to the keybindings options page.
    • The supported languages of the OpenSubtitles/SubDB subtitle providers are now hardcoded, so the player no longer needs to connect to the Internet each time the subtitle options page is viewed.
    • Reloading a stream with CTRL+E will now call youtube-dl again to get a fresh URL.
    • Added basic support for MPC Video Renderer ( What currently works with this new renderer is: Hardware decoding, Subtitles, and Pan&Scan. What not yet works is: OSD, Rotation, and Shaders. That will be added in a future update.
    • Crash when detaching a (cloned) monitor during playback.
    • D3D exclusive not working anymore when transitioning to fullscreen a second time.
    • Restored window size was sometimes wrong due to DPI settings
    • Workaround for Intel driver bug where Brightness and Hue values of -100 are unsupported.
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