Media Player Classic-BE (Black Edition) is a powerful free open-source audio and video player for Windows PCs. This player is a fork and is based on the original “Media Player Classic” project and the “Media Player Classic Home Cinema” project, but contains many additional useful features.
Media Player Classic review
If you are looking for a thin, fast and reliable tool for playing video with high quality and compliance with standards, this player is definitely for you.
Small memory size, fast opening and searching, good support for streaming online video, the ability to use various video rendering tools: EVR, madVR, the new video rendering module MPC, customizable EVR presenter – all this is available in Media Player Classic-Black Edition. In addition, the player also has its own decoders based on ffmpeg.
Features and benefits of Media Player Classic-Black Edition
- Play a variety of video and audio files.
- Supports hardware decoding.
- All popular video formats.
- Possibility of adjusting quality and parameters of media content display.
- High speed.
- Solid set of built-in codecs (MPEG, WMV, Quicktime (MOV), DIVX, Real Video, MJPEG, H.261, H.263, H. 264, HuffYUV, Indeo 3/4/5, Theora).
- Filters/shaders for video and sound enhancement.
Changes in the latest version
- Added possibility to specify a “User Agent”. Default is “Mozilla/5.0”.
- Fixed flickering of preview window.
- Fixed history saving when opening BD ISO.
- Optimized player translation list display.
- Fixed player not being able to change playback speed.
- Added ability to temporary disable (and re-enable) preview window for current file by middle mouse button clicking.
- Add all files from folder function now ignores playlists.
- Fixed bug in decoding of some JPEG files.
- Fixed updating the “Info” panel for Ogg radio.
- Fixed detection of file extensions for URLs.
- Optimized CD/DVD presence detection for some drives.
- Fixed webcam playback after a reset.
- Various interface fixes.
- Hungarian translation was updated.
- Turkish translation was updated.
- German translation was updated.
- Chinese (Simplified) translation has been updated.
- Dutch and Chinese translation was updated.
- Japanese translation was updated.
- Updated Italian translation.
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NOTE: to change the language unpack Lang to the appropriate folder (App->MPC-BE->Lang)