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Light Alloy


Light Alloy - is a completely free, compact multimedia player. It supports all popular multimedia formats. Player is optimized for quick launch and minimum load of the system resources. Built-in codecs, Live Preview, IPTV support, Internet Radio, Streams switch, Multilingual, ripped Blu-ray and DVD.

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Latest version

4.10.2 (May 21, 2017)


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Software License

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Version history / Release notes / Changelog

Light Alloy 4.10.2 (build 3317) 21.05.2017

Support for changing window size by Win key + directional keys.
If you need to play a file with unknown extension, but you don't want to change a setting that allows it globally for all files, now you can easily drag'n'drop such file (but only one!) and player will try to play it.
Playlist's the "+" button popup menu: added "Add files with only known extensions" option to be quickly accessed without need to go into Preferences->Playlist.
Display in player caption current scheduler power off time, if any.
Added hidden setting: Core.HighPriority (allows you to set High Priority for Light Alloy process)
Added hidden setting: OnDone.UnLoadLastFile (allows you to always unload last, or just alone, played file in playlist instead of default action - displaying last frame)
Do not try to play anything if add/dragndrop to playlist/videopanel is failed (for example, in case of broken CUE playlist is given)
Extended Open Dialog:
+ ability to open favorites by hotkey Ctrl+F.
+ favorites: highlight item in list if you already in this folder.
+ favorites: enumerate list.
+ favorites: ability to quickly open item in favorites list by 1-9 keys on keyboard.
= optimized Add Folder
- favorites: fixed issue with Enter hotkey on selected item (produced file playback instead of just Go to Favorite folder)
- fixed some issues with navigation (for example, the "<" button wasn't working if navigation history was empty, now it just keep going backward through path)
- fixed crash
Preferences->View->Appearance: corrected title/description for "Add chapters from files on timeline and to playlist as bookmarks" option, and option below it also got corrected title.
Preferences->View->Appearance: "Add chapters from files on timeline and to playlist as bookmarks" didn't worked correctly - it suppose to hide marks on timeline if disabled, but it didn't.
Preferences->Events: an option "on playback end - switch to windowed mode" worked incorrectly.
Preferences->File Types: fixed issues in association process under Windows 10.
Player appeared on taskbar in some cases, even if "only in tray" is set.
Next OSD after Info Line OSD wasn't erased correctly for MadVR
Player windowed size/position wasn't remembered in all cases, especially in cases like when "On Start - Switch to Fullscreen" was set.
Fixed crash with malformed CUE playlist.
Fixed a few issues with remembering panels state modes.
Fixed a few issues with On Top and child forms.
Fixed a few issues with maximized window state.
Fixed issues with window position when it became behind taskbar (if it was at top or at left) when hotkeys Alt+3/4 (Scale Change) were used
A few cosmetic fixes.

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All features

So you can see graphically how much is played and how much is still to play

Built-in codecs
You don't have to install a codec pack anymore: you can use the player immediately after installation

Live Preview
Just like on YouTube you can navigate with a preview window while searching on the timeline

IPTV support
Allows you to watch tv over the internet and online videos like youtube

Internet Radio
Contains an expandable list of online radio stations which you can play and record, and a list to store your favorites

Streams switch
In case of multiple audio/subtitles streams you can easily switch from stream

Contains Dutch, German, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, and others

Blu-Ray and DVD
You also can watch Blu-Rays and DVDs with Light Alloy, but only if they are not encrypted

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7 reviews, Showing 1 to 5 reviews

November 2019 - for new users - Light Alloy is a clone of the venerable MPC-HC player and family, but after the copy not much development was made. So the core code is similar to the version of some years ago, but the interface is ugly, wrong, unusable and not intuitive. The software has a lot of bugs not present on MPC-HC or MPC-BE. The development, if any, is dead and stopped. I don't advice this player...please, just use MPC-HC or MPC-BE or PotPlayer or Zoom Player for a DirectShow based capable video player. Add LAV Filters as splitter, video and audio decoder combo + madVR Video renderer + Sanear Audio renderer; for streaming and internet videos please use the Source Filter 3DYD Youtube Source or directly youtube_dl.exe. That's it.. for a high quality Windows HTPC software enviroment.

Review by Ziggy1978 on Nov 23, 2019 Version: 4.10.2 (May 21, 2017) OS: Windows 8 64-bit Ease of use: 6/10 Functionality: 7/10 Value for money: 6/10 Overall: 6/10

Good potential alternative to potplayer, but it doesn't handle my screen setting of 150 dpi(in windows) on 2k monitor.
Preference/Option letters very (unreadablly) small and right click menu letters big, overlaping each other for total mess of the interface.

Review by anonymous on Feb 18, 2019 Version: 4.10.2 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 7/10 Functionality: 7/10 Value for money: 7/10 Overall: 7/10

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Review by Denis on Sep 10, 2018 Version: 4.10.2 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 8/10 Functionality: 7/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 9/10

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Review by no_id on Mar 22, 2018 Version: OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value for money: 9/10 Overall: 9/10

Light alloy is my new top fav video player, runs nice and light, this is and (MPC-BE) are the only video players that play my higher HD video playlists without videos stuttering and freezing as with all other over-rated players tried like Potplayer,mplayer,Virtual DJ, 5k player,Cross DJ, Zoom players etc.

To me Light alloy player plays better than MPC-BE player, light alloy also has more video audio features , options, than MPC-BE player, plus it's developer (unlike most other video programs) actually responds to user inquiries, most of these other players , have poor documentation, and mostly non-existence support etc.
I am using LIGHT ALLOY player along with my (WINTEL W8) WINDOWS MINI PC (WIN 10 HOME- 2GB RAM)- 1.33GHZ)-

Light alloy, could easily be the top best video player over all the rest, if can possibly add these couple of missing super hot features:
1. (Top Feature request it needs) A (Video and audio crossfade effect), or video fade out video options, that many many people are turning to, to mix and transitions to video clips,and play music videos playlists smoothly.
This feature needed mainly at end of video downloads and MP4 clips playlist, so do not have to use an addtl editor program,to edit and re-encode just to fade out videos at end, instead of all cut or trimmed videos ending abrubtly, which looks terrible.
**Light alloy Developer says these hot features may be possibly added to this or another similair player of is in the very near future. This player would really be outstanding, Even had to use of some internal or external effects or plugins to crossfade video and audio.
Light alloy is better than most of these other over-rated video players that want you to pay, but they still cannot even do very basic video and audio crossfading, or even video downloading. I would never pay for these other over rated players out there.

2. Light alloy Downloader with video trimmer option,

3. Lastly, of course and addtl video and audio enhancements, video and video karaoke and playlist features, are always best.

Please keep up all the great video audio improvements Light alloy developers, easily one of the best video players out there currently!

Review by coolvibe on Apr 22, 2017 Version: 4.9.3 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 8/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 9/10

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