Media Player Classic – Home Cinema (MPC-HC) is a free and open-source video and audio player for Windows. MPC-HC is based on the original Guliverkli project and contains many additional features and bug fixes. MPC-HC isn’t flashy but it works with nearly any media format. MPC-HC uses DXVA technology to pass decoding operations to your modern video card, enhancing your viewing experience. And MPC-HC supports both physical and software DVDs with menus, chapter navigation, and subtitles.
This is an unofficial build. It is based on the latest source code of the official project, plus several additional fixes and improvements. And most importantly, it includes the very latest version of LAV Filters!
MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 playback. Media Player Classic is capable of VCD, SVCD and DVD playback, without the need to install any additional software or codecs. It has built-in codecs for MPEG-2 video and codecs for LPCM, MP2, AC3 and DTS audio, and also contains an improved MPEG splitter that supports playback of VCDs and SVCDs using its VCD/SVCD/XCD Reader. A *.mp4 and MPEG-4 Timed Text support added. An AAC decoding filter makes MPC suitable for AAC playback in MP4. MPC Home Cinema also has H.264 and VC-1 with DXVA support, DivX, Xvid, and Flash Video formats is available in MPC HC. MPC can also use the QuickTime and the RealPlayer architectures. Media Player Classic supports native playback of OGM and Matroska container formats.
Supported Video, Audio and Image File Formats:
WAV, WMA, MP3, OGG, SND, AU, AIF, AIFC, AIFF, MIDI, MPEG, MPG, MP2, VOB, AC3, DTS, ASX, M3U, PLS, WAX, ASF, WM, WMA, WMV, AVI, CDA, JPEG, JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP, D2V, MP4, SWF, MOV, QT, FLV.
Media Player Classic – Home Cinema 1.9.3 release notes:
- Updated MediaInfo DLL to v20.03
When changing the video playback rate, external subtitles will now appear at correct time with matching rate. With embedded subtitles that already worked before.
Improved responsiveness in seeking when dragging seekbar thumb
Skip to next/previous file now also works after closing a file or when current file fails to play
Screenshots are now taken at display aspect ratio
Added option to include subtitles in screenshots
Added workaround for AMD driver bug to make VP9 hardware acceleration work on compatible AMD GPUs
Added support for AAC-ADTS audio format in DVB streams
Fixed regression that broke parsing of .pls playlist files
Fixed regression with auto-zoom dropdown box value
Fixed regression with RAR source filter on archives with a single file inside
Fixed bug that caused artist and title text to be displayed incorrectly on audio CDs
Fixed a few other small bugs
- Subtitle search/download using OpenSubtitles now requires a login. You can create a free account on opensubtitles.org website. After that, you can configure it here: MPC-HC options > Subtitles > Misc > Right-click on OpenSubtitles > Setup