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MPC-HC

MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows.

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Avg rating of 4.4 (40)| 40 comments

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MPC-HC Features

  1.  LightweightMPC-HC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.

MPC-HC information

  • Developed byclsid
  • LicensingOpen Source (GPL-3.0) and Free product.
  • Written in
  • RatingAverage rating of 4.4 (40 ratings)
  • Alternatives124 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English

GitHub repository

  •  6,902 Stars
  •  387 Forks
  •  74 Open Issues
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Our users have written 40 comments and reviews about MPC-HC, and it has gotten 1189 likes

MPC-HC was added to AlternativeTo by wiak on and this page was last updated . MPC-HC is sometimes referred to as Media Player Classic Home Cinema, MPCHC, Media Player Classic.

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matteopzz91
  
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I've always used VLC but when I play mp4 or some mkv files and I want to skip from a position to another in the progress bar, VLC takes a long time to render and it's frustrating.

MPC HC is always fast!

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seanplacker

Get latest release from here https://github.com/clsid2/mpc-hc/releases

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firefly
  
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Not discontinued. Sometimes there are long breaks between releases, it can be months, or years. One break was 2 years (between 2015 to 2017).

A new version was just released (Sept/2018).

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ptdesu

Seeing how this post is old I will update you. The project is no longer developed nor maintained. https://mpc-hc.org/2017/07/16/1.7.13-released-and-farewell/

Official https://mpc-hc.org/ website has been updated and all Download pages have been removed and or hidden, you can longer download 1.7.13 from official source. There is also a banner on the homepage that reads "MPC-HC is not under development since 2017. Please switch to something else."

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seanplacker

There is a fork of MPC-HC that still gets updated. Latest release was August 10th, 2021 as of this comment. Just use the GitHub link on the left of this page under "other" links and downloads. Then the "Releases" link on the right when you get to the GitHub page. This fork of MPC-HC x64 has a auto updater also so it will let you know when a new version is up. Tends to be updated once a month or so. Works great for me on latest version of Windows 10.

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seanplacker

Current latest version number is 1.9.15

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jeffsnap321
  
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The website at https://mpc-hc.org/ says "MPC-HC is not under development since 2017. Please switch to something else."

Sorry.

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ThePirate42

There is an active fork by clsid

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BaronVonButthole
  
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Great video player. Better than SMPlayer. It finally has A-B repeat, although the implementation is rather lacking, since it's only accessible via hotkey, and navigating outside of the A-B loop automatically obliterates the A-B loop completely, which is inconvenient and unnecessary.

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eziofear
  
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I liked this video player for its simplicity. I searched among all sorts of media players and found nothing but this one.

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AquaPoi
  
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Love the simple interface and how powerful MPC-HC ,super light weight

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RootBoot
  
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Recently, I tried to switch to Linux. Only then I realized how powerful MPC-HC is. Able to render (.ass) subtitle easily while other big player such as Mpv, VLC, and SMPlayer fails miserably to do just that and basic feature that available from the get go such as click to play/pause and play the next file in folder.

Video player is pretty much the only thing that prevents me from using Linux for 90% of my usage.

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