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MPC-QT Alternatives

MPC-QT is described as 'Media Player Classic Home Cinema (mpc-hc) is considered by many to be the quintessential media player for the Windows desktop' and is a Media Player in the video & movies category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MPC-QT for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is VLC Media Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MPC-QT are MPC-HC, MPV, PotPlayer and SMPlayer.

MPC-QT alternatives are mainly Media Players but may also be Audio Players or CD Rippers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MPC-QT.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • mpv

Media Player Classic Home Cinema (mpc-hc) is considered by many to be the quintessential media player for the Windows...

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  1. VLC Media Player icon

    VLC Media Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    • Haiku
    • PortableApps.com

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

    Interface
  2. MPC-HC icon

    MPC-HC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC) is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows®. Media Player Classic Home Cinema supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback.

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  3. MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types.

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  4. Potplayer is a minimalist media player that has an extensive range of configurable options to choose from and lots of functionality.

    Bundleware

    Several antivirus detect a potentially unwanted application (adware) PUA.FusionCore in the file F.dll dropped by the installer of PotPlayer in the Temp folder. Once that file is blocked by the antivirus, the program is installed with no problems and ads.

    Main Window
  5. SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. SMPlayer remembers the settings of all files you play.

    Playing video - Default Skin


  6. Media Player Classic icon

    Media Player Classic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Media Player Classic was designed to look just like Windows Media Player 6.4, but with many additional new features.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. The currently active fork is MPC-HC icon MPC-HC . Latest version, 6.4.9.1, released in April 2011, can be still downloaded from FreeCodec.com

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  7. MX Player - The best way to enjoy your movies.

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  8. KMPlayer icon

    KMPlayer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    The KMPlayer is a versatile media player which can cover various types of container format such as TS (also from Technisat Digicorder), VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, and QuickTime among others.

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    Celluloid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • mpv

    Celluloid (formerly GNOME MPV) is a simple GTK+ frontend for mpv. Celluloid interacts with mpv via the client API exported by libmpv, allowing access to mpv's powerful playback capabilities.

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  10. The media player provided pre-installed with all modern Windows versions (7 and higher): Windows Media Player 12 plays more music and video than ever, including Flip Video and unprotected songs from your iTunes library!

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