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Media Player Classic - BE (MPC-BE) is based on the original "Media Player Classic" project (Gabest) and "Media Player Classic Home Cinema" project (Casimir666), contains additional features and bug fixes.

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Released:Dec 5, 2016
File size:10.9MB
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Old versions available
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1.5.0 (December 5, 2016)

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Version history / Release notes / Changelog

Windows XP is no longer supported.
Build in Visual Studio 2013 is no longer supported.
Instead d3dcompiler_43.dll now used d3dcompiler_47.dll.

Increased connection timeout of 10 seconds, removed timeouts when reading data.
Improved work with some streams.

Added processing of type "video/unknown" for better compatibility with livestreamer.

Added option on / off read text data (CD-TEXT).

Added splitter for Bink Video.
Removed extra check on extension, where a sufficient check on the signature.

Improved work on the HTTP Protocol.
Added ID3V2 support for WAV files.
Fixed opening WAV files with odd-size data region.

Improved work on the HTTP Protocol.
Added support for reading ApeTag in MP3 files.
Ignored IFF files (ANIM).

Added support for opening HTTP and stdin streams.
Added simplified support H. 264 RAW, recorded with DVR Polyvision PVDR, LTV-DVR and others.

Fixed artifacts when playing 3D Blu-ray.

Added support for reading the names of the chapters in UTF16 format.
Improved support for Dash files.
Added support of RAW video 'b64a'.
Fixed crash on some files.
Fixed opening some files with an index that does not start from the beginning of data.
Added experimental support for FLAC MP4.

Added support for reading tag "3d-plane" and export properties "stereo_subtitle_offset_ids".
Added parsing and export Colour Format и SMPTE 2086(HDR) mastering data.

Updated code of muxers (thanks to project MPC-HC).

Removed DXVA1 decoder.
Added support Ut Video 'UQY2', 'ULH0', 'ULH2', 'UQRG' and 'UQRA'.
Improved display information about the input format in the status.
Added support of RAW video 'b64a'.
Added support for MPEG2 streams without I-frames.
Fixed crash when converting a NV12->YUY2.
Added decoder of H. 264 MVC 3D Intel Media SDK (with support for hardware decoding on Intel adapters).
Added the ability to output stereo 3D in different modes.
Pass custom DXVA2_ExtendedFormat to upstream filter.
Optimize convert YUV to RGB (thanks to project LAV Filters). Fixed convert YCgCo to RGB.
More appropriately define the pixel format at the beginning of playback for JPEG2000, FFV1, Motion-JPEG.
To support decoding of 4k on Intel graphics (Ivy Bridge and newer) it is now necessary to install the driver-pack is not below v15.33.32.4061.
To support decoding of 4k on AMD now driver must be installed not lower than v16.9.1.
Bypass the bug in the function IDrect3D9::GetAdapterIdentifier(), seen on the Win8.1 and Win10.
Fixed conversion 12 bit YUV 444 -> RGB.
Added support for VP9 DXVA 10-bit Profile 2.

Fill in the LFE channel when converting from 2.0 to 5.1/7.1.
Added option to redirect bass from the front channels into the LFE.
Added the ability to use CyberLink TimeStretch Filter (PDVD10).

Updated list of supported formats when changing devices.
Fixed a deadlock in some situations.
Added support for output in "real" 32bit.
Use avresample library instead swresample.
To change the frequency of the sound using the SoXR library.
Added SSE2 optimizations for functions changing sample format.

Removed support for VMR-7 (windowed and renderless), VMR-9 (renderless).
Videorenderer now report more detailed the name of the renderer.
Pre-compile all interpolation shaders.
Use a two pass interpolation shaders.
Added method of interpolation Lanczos2 and Lanczos3, deleted Perlin Smootherstep.
In statistics, added displaying the frequency of the GPU and video memory consumption.
The maximum number of EVR buffers reduced to 30.
Fixed display YCgCo-live at EVR (custom presenter) and Sync Renderer.
Added the ability to convert the vertical anamorphic stereo pair mode to interleaving of rows.
Removed rotations along the axes X and Y. Axis Z is pivoted in 90 degree increments.
Added "flip horizontal" command.
Fixed the playback in full screen on secondary display after switching with new Windows SDK.
Added independent option for running interpolation if you reduce below 50%.
Set the BackBuffer size sufficient for display on all connected displays. Now the option "Reinitialize when changing the monitor" is off by default.
Fixed incorrect display YUV in full range Nvidia graphics cards (helps depending on driver settings).
Fixed hardware decoding HEVC 8bit on a Radeon RX4xx.
Fixed EVR (custom presenter) when switching the display at a higher resolution.

When displaying a stereoscopic subtitle added to the effect of "three-dimensionality".
Added support for color range (TV/PC).
For PGS/DVB subtitles added support for color information (BT.601/BT.709, TV/PC).
Optimized handling of animated subtitles.
Fixed switching VobSub subtitles with multiple indexes.

Fixed opening live-links (broadcasts in real time, the hls format).
In the menu "Navigate->Jump to" add list of available formats of Youtube.
Changed the way the choice of format and resolution of YouTube videos.
Fixed detection of file name extensions for the links received.
Added ability to open Youtube playlists with Drag'n'drop.
When saving the Youtube links, add a suffix video resolution (720p/1080p etc).
Added support for WebM VP9 10bit.

Corrected the calculation of the minimum window size.
The maximum number of chapters increased to 300.
AssFilterMod blocked due to incorrect operation.
Added the ability to change channels on the analog TB-tuner buttons Previous and Next.
Added display of number and frequency of the channel analog TB-tuner switching when you run and exit from a pause or stop.
Added option to select the priority of the filters for http/https protocols.
Use high-quality Resizer images when creating thumbnails (the original code -

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Acronyms / Also Known As

MPCBE; Media Player Classic Black Edition, Media Player Classic BE

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custom skinned version (1.5.0)



have fun :-)

Dec 8, 2016 Version: 1.5.0 OS: Windows 10 Ease: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

updated toolbar - buttons AUD and SUB are now matching the GPU logo

Aug 18, 2016 Version: OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

custom skinned version



Aug 16, 2016 Version: OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

Does anybody know of any cool skins for MPC-BE?

Jul 10, 2016 Version: 1.4.6 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease: 8/10 Functionality: 8/10 Value: 8/10 Overall: 8/10

4k video super cool video player to play a lot thanks

May 5, 2016 Version: 1.4.1478 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

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