Software : Media Player Classic : Media Player Classic

Media Player Classic

Version
(as of 9/25/2017)
1
Platform
LicenseOpen Source
CategoryVideo

Software Overview

Screenshot of Media Player Classic 1.7

Screenshot of Media Player Classic 1.7

Main Features

  • Appears similar to Windows Media Player 6.4
  • Provides VCD, SVCD, and DVD playback without additional software or codecs
  • Supports AVI subtitles
  • Customizable interface, such as the toolbar

Media Player Classic is an open source program that looks and feels similar to Windows Media Player 6.4. The main fork of Media Player Classic is Home Cinema, which provides additional options and features.

The player provides SVCD, VCD, and DVD playback out of the box. It supports many popular video and audio formats, such as H.264, MPEG-4 ASP, OGG, and FLV. The program provides features such as the ability to remove tearing and support for enhanced video rendering. Media Player Classic is customizable, which allows you to configure different aspects such as the playback toolbar. Also, the player is lightweight and uses little memory, which allows you to use it on older computers.

Media Player Classic is an application for users who want the look and feel of Windows Media Player 6.4. However, other than nostalgic purposes, there’s not many reasons to choose this application over other Windows media players.

▶ Primary file extension

.MPCPL – Media Player Classic Playlist

▶ Other file extensions used by Media Player Classic 1

Supported File Types
.AACAdvanced Audio Coding File
.DTSDTS Encoded Audio File
.FLVAnimate Video File
.HDMOVQuickTime HD Movie File
.LRVLow Resolution Video File
.M4AMPEG-4 Audio File
.M4ViTunes Video File
.MKAMatroska Audio File
.MKVMatroska Video File
.MMVMicroMV Video File
.MO3MO3 Audio File
.MP4MPEG-4 Video File
.MPLMPL2 Subtitles File
.OGAOgg Vorbis Audio File
.OGVOgg Video File
.RVReal Video File
.SRTSubRip Subtitle File
.SWFShockwave Flash Movie
.VC1VC-1 Video File
.VOBDVD Video Object File
.WVWavPack Audio File
Additional Related File Formats
.DSMDigital Sound Module
.M1AMPEG-1 Audio File
.M2AMPEG-1 Layer 2 Audio File
.M2PMPEG-2 Program Stream File
.M3UMedia Playlist File
.MP2VMPEG-2 Video File
.MP4VMPEG-4 Video
.MPEG4MPEG-4 File
.PVAPVA Video File
.RMMRAM Meta File
.ROQId Software Game Video
.SCMSuper Chain Media File
.TPRTMPGEnc Project File
.VP6TrueMotion VP6 Video File
.VP7TrueMotion VP7 Video File
.XVIDXvid-Encoded Video File

Updated: September 25, 2017