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Media Player Classic - BE (aka 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. Playing various video and audio files. Support for hardware decoding and deinterlacing. Automatically mount ISO images.

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Released:Oct 29,2018
File size:12.0MB
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1.5.2 (October 29, 2018)


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Version history / Release notes / Changelog

Build in Visual Studio 2015 is no longer supported.

Fixed crash on some DVD-Audio with empty Title.

UDP / HTTP Reader
Added the ability to connect to streams with "Content-Type: None", this is found on some IPTV broadcasts.

Added support for files with AC3 core + EAC3 dependent streams.

Improved work with bad ID3m2 tags, added support for reading Extended header.
Corrected extradata filling for H.264 and HEVC.
Improved recovery of access to the playing file (after reconnecting the flash drive, network drive, etc.).
Improved compatibility with StreamBuffRe.
Added MPC DVR Splitter to work with recordings of some Chinese DVR / IP cameras ('HXVS').
Improved support for chapters and images in ID3v2 tags.
Optimized data reading.
Maximum buffer size increased to 15 seconds. This should solve the problem with DVD-drives, in which the rotation speed increases with a large delay.

Improved support for DVD-Audio.
Improved support for online streams.
Fixed playback of some MPEG-TS streams.
Fixed time search of some MPEG-PS streams.
Improved reading PSI (Program-specific information).
Added support for displaying multiple languages in track titles (this is found in subtitles).
Improved support for DTS-HD.
Added support for files with AC3 core + EAC3 dependent streams.
Fixed crash when opening "incomplete" Blu-ray structure.
Added support for MPEG-4 ASP.
Corrected settings window for large scales.
The opening time of some files with AVC and HEVC streams has been reduced.

Improved support for Vorbis streams.
Fixed a crash when opening DASH files with timestamps of the first segment starting from a value greater than zero.
Fixed time search of fragmented (dash) files by non-indexes.
Added support for "Vidvox Hap" video.
Fixed crash when opening some MP4 files.
Improved VP8 support.
Added support for Opus in MP4.
Added support for MPEG Audio Layer 2.
Added support for AV1.

Added support for "ROTATE" and "ROTATION" parameters.
Improved time search for incomplete files.
Corrected bitrate display for AC3 and DTS tracks.
Fixed crash when opening files with more than one video track.
Added support for AV1.
Extended support for E-AC3 tracks.
Corrected work with the proportions and cropping video frame.
Fixed splitter statistics (iBufferInfo).
Optimized reading of the nearest subtitles after time search if there are data in the CueRelativePosition and CueDuration.

Added support for tags in UTF-8 format, added support for the "author" tag.

Fixed opening files if timestamps do not start from scratch.
Added support for reading comments for FLAC tracks, added support for tags "CUESHEET" and "METADATA_BLOCK_PICTURE".
Improved playback of live broadcasts and recordings.
Fixed time search. Previously it worked incorrectly and could cause a discrepancy between audio and video.

Fixed calculation of timestamps for audio tracks.

Added support for IVF files ('DKIF').
Extended support for RAW MPEG4 files (DivX5 and others).

Fixed opening of some small files.

Added support for ID3v2 in the header of APE files.
Updated ID3v2 support in WAV files.
Fixed 16bit BD LPCM decoding.
Added support for PCM A-law and mu-law decoding.
Remaked and fixed E-AC3 transmission over the bitstream via HDMI.
Processing time stamps has been remaked, which should make playback of some formats (for example, RealAudio) more even.
Added support for decoding DVD-Audio with two groups of channels whose frequency or bitdeph is different.
Improved TrueHD bitstreaming.

Fixed output of an inverted RGB image when working with VSFilter.
If YUV video parameters are not specified, then set BT.601 or BT.709 based on the resolution for more correct conversion to RGB.
Fixed playback of H.264 streams with a high ReFrames value.
The frame size for the "Vertical stereo pair" mode has been adjusted.
Now the flag on the type of interlace and color space of the parent filter (container) has a higher priority.
Added support for RGBP16, which gives Avisynth+ together with FFVideoSource.
Improved stream compatibility check with hardware decoding.
Added the ability to hardware video decoding with a resolution of 720x1280 for older versions of Intel HD.
Removed support for DXVA2_VP9_VLD_Intel mode.
Added support for video "Vidvox Hap".
Extended UtVideo support.
Improved support for VC-1, MPEG-1/2, MPEG-4.
The decoder now receives additional information from internal splitters.
Added support for FMP4 codec (a kind of MPEG-4).
Added support for AOMedia Video 1 (AV1).
Fixed a hang after stopping when decoding 3D MVC and output via madVR.
Fixed ffvhuff decoder.
Fixed artifacts when time search H.264 video on AMD video adapters.
Various changes in the HEVC decoder.

Fixed incorrect display of the name of the tracks in some cases.
Fixed 8-bit mono sound playback.
Added the ability to adjust the level of the center and surround channel.

Fixed 24bit output when changing playback speed.
Improved changing settings and output devices during playback.
Added stereo crossfeed function (for headphones). The bs2b library is used with parameters 700 Hz, 6 dB.
Completely rewritten synchronization method. Now the audio renderer controls the clock itself.
The "UseWasapi" option has been renamed to "DeviceMode".
Now the default mode is WASAPI Shared, as the most user-friendly.
Redesigned status window. Added the ability to translate.
Added device buffer setting. Available values are "Default" (which gives the driver), 50 and 100 ms.

EVR Custom Presenter
Fixed using NominalRange for input video stream.
By default, we use the shader method "PS: Simple averaging" to reduce the frame, and "PS: Catmull-Rom spline4" to increase the frame.
Added indications for loading a GPU and using GPU Memory for Intel and AMD adapters.
Added support for DXVA-HD interpolation (use only for Intel adapters).
Added definition of "d3d11 native" modes (LAV Video) and Intel H.264 (MVC 3D).
Removed support for "32-bit Floating Point" textures (D3DFMT_A32B32G32R32F). This does not give significant advantages compared to "16-bit Floating Point" (D3DFMT_A16B16G16R16F), but it causes various problems (performance drop, interface glitches, player crashes).
Fixed the functionality of the options "Do not scale at small frame size increases/decreases" for an exclusive full screen.
Fixed loading incorrect ICC profile for a non-primary display.
Fixed detection of PS 2.0b shader support.
Redesigned renderer statistics (Ctrl+J).

Fixed crash after incorrect result of CWord::Transform () functions.
Fixed the "Position subtitles relative to video frame" option for text subtitles.
Fixed missing or incorrect output of some effects while reducing images for text subtitles.
Improved support for WebVTT subtitle format.
Added support for LyRiCs format (.lrc).
Files with a .txt extension are no longer identified as subtitled files.
Correctly display external subtitles when changing playback speed.
Fixed working with PGS subtitles. Now there is no need to allocate large buffers in splitters.
Improved support for teletext subtitles.

Improved work with the dashmpd list.
Improved support for Youtube live stream.
Ignore subtitles created automatically.
Improved subtitle parser.
Added automatic saving of external audio track if user saves video in DASH format.
Added support for Youtube 1440p and 2160p live streams.
Added support for 5K and 8K resolutions.
Used by google api for parser playlists. This will allow you to download playlists with more than 200 items.
Added support for youtube-dl. The file youtube-dl.exe should be located in the player folder or in the path specified in the variable "PATH".
The "YouTube" settings panel has been renamed to "Online media services".
Display the AV1 streams in the menu "Navigation->Jump To" if available.
Fixed the name of the file to save after changing the resolution in the menu "Navigation->Jump To".
Added support for 134 and 136 formats if 18 and 22 are missing.
Fixed problems with subtitles after changing the quality of Youtube videos.

Updated "grayscale.hlsl" shader.
Added "treshold.hlsl" shader.
Added "LumaSharpen.hlsl" shader (thanks to JNW).

Added handling of the case of unavailability of libmfxsw32/ in the temporary folder.
Now the uninstaller can be signed with a digital signature.

Reduced size, no longer use MFC.

Corrected file history saving.
Fixed the "Apply" button in the settings.
Fixed link to uICE website.
Fixed inactivity of the subtitle selection button for some DVD-Video.
Fixed the size of the external filter settings windows.
Improve the playlist. The "Sort by Name" command has been fixed. Added "Reverse Sort".
The list of MPCAPI_COMMAND is synchronized with the project MPC-HC. Incorrectly working commands fixed, CMD_OPENFILE_DUB added. MPCTestAPI refactoring.
Added support for horizontal roller or mouse buttons (Mouse Wheel Left/Right).
Fixed crash when trying to view MediaInfo data on some matroska files.
Added processing of the / open parameter without specifying the path, in which case the last memorized file will be opened.
Adjust OSD output.
Fixed reading of the "INDEX" field in the Cue sheet.
Fixed incorrect exit from full-screen mode in some cases.
Removed useless "EDL window" and related functionality.
Fixed incorrect display of messages about the inconsistency of the version of language .dll in the absence of these most .dll
Fixed deleting files from the playlist and moving several items.
Fixed processing of subfolders with Drag'n'Drop.
Improved search for similar files.
The opti...

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Review by votingstar on Nov 16, 2018 Version: 1.5.3 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

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Review by Dreamer on Nov 2, 2018 Version: 1.5.2 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 6/10 Functionality: 7/10 Value for money: 5/10 Overall: 6/10

lucifielx1 is right, MPC-BE with madVR is the best choice. Use and enjoy it.

Review by flashandpan007 on Oct 6, 2018 Version: 1.5.2 Nightly OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

MPC BE with MADVR is the best choice

Review by lucifielx1 on Oct 6, 2018 Version: beta OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

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Review by Egor Polischuk on Sep 28, 2018 Version: Beta OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

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