MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback. We are 100% spyware free, there are no advertisements or toolbars. Lightweight Watch movies on any SSE CPU, even on older computers systems. Customizable With its wide array of options, MPC-HC can be customized to fit almost any needs. Among other things we added custom toolbars.
- Discontinued As announced in their official news, the project is officially dead for lack of active developers. Last version, v1.7.13, released together with the announcement on July 16, 2017, can be still downloaded from the website. https://mpc-hc.org/2017/07/16/1.7.13-released-and-farewell/
- Run everything (with "K-lite mega codec pack" is perfect).
- It's FOSS, just like VLC, but has much more cleaner and logical GUI, it's very light on resources and works great with LAV Filters and FFDshow (if one wants to have some extra configurable postprocessing options).
- Better streaming buffering, runs custom enhanced codecs like LAV filters and madVR, borderless mode is perfect.