Media Player Classic Home Cinema 1.9.8

MPC-HC, the free, open source media player for Windows


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Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC) DOWNLOAD for Windows 10Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC) is an extremely light-weight media player for Windows. It is a Media Player Classic mod design for home cinema usage and looks just like Windows Media Player 6.4, but has many additional extra features.

Media Player Classic Home Cinema allows you to enhance, decode, and accelerate a broad span of movie formats like x.264 with GPU assisted acceleration and image quality enhancing. The MPC Home Cinema player does not require many system resources than the rest of the video media players to run smoothly. This is a low PC resource windows media player that runs on slower machines with older CPUs.

Modern graphics card offer the possibility to decode partially or completely a video stream using DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA), in order to reduce CPU usage dramatically.

Media Player Classic Home Cinema includes an embedded video decoder that uses this technology, to decode x.264, H.264, HEVC, and VC-1 with hardly any CPU time required.

Supported Decoding: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4 playback. Media Player Classic is capable of VCD, SVCD, and DVD playback, without the need to install any additional software or codecs.

It has built-in codecs for MPEG-2 video and codecs for LPCM, MP2, AC3, and DTS audio, and also contains an improved MPEG splitter that supports playback of VCDs and SVCDs using its VCD/SVCD/XCD Reader. A *.mp4 and MPEG-4 Timed Text support added. An AAC decoding filter makes MPC suitable for AAC playback in MP4.

MPC Home Cinema also has H.264 and VC-1 with DXVA support, DivX, Xvid, and Flash Video formats are available in MPC HC. MPC can also use the QuickTime and the RealPlayer architectures. Media Player Classic supports native playback of OGM and Matroska container formats.

Supported Video, Audio and Image File Formats: WAV, WMA, MP3, OGG, SND, AU, AIF, AIFC, AIFF, MIDI, MPEG, MPG, MP2, VOB, AC3, DTS, ASX, M3U, PLS, WAX, ASF, WM, WMA, WMV, AVI, CDA, JPEG, JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP, D2V, MP4, SWF, MOV, QT, FLV

Additional Media Player Classic Home Cinema Features:

  • Option to remove Tearing.
  • Better support for Windows 10, including a release for 64 bits platform.
  • Support for EVR (Enhanced Video Renderer)
  • Supports Subtitles.
  • Playback and recording of television if a supported TV tuner is installed.
  • Creation of minidump when MPC HC crashes.
  • OSD (On Screen Display)
  • Shuttle PN31 remote control support
  • Support Multi-Monitor configuration
  • Pixel shader to convert BT601 – BT701
  • YV12 Chroma Upsampling pixel shader
  • Language Translations.
  • All features from the Guliverkli MPC Project from Gabest.
  • Remote control for Android devices.

Changes in Media Player Classic Home Cinema 1.9.8


  • Updated LAV Filters to 0.74.1-75-gb1db4
  • Updated MediaInfo DLL to 20.09


  • Duplicate hotkeys are now highlighted
  • Added support for using Ctrl/Alt/Shift modifiers for mouse actions
  • Added new default mouse action for seeking through video: Ctrl + Mouse wheel
  • You can customize hotkeys and mouse actions here: Options > Player > Keys
  • Improved parsing of (local) M3U playlist files
  • Streaming HLS M3U playlists are handled directly by LAV Splitter
  • Added new menu entry for changing playback speed: Menu > Play > Playback rate
  • Subtitle search on OpenSubtitles now also searches by filename if no match was found for file hash
  • Improved DVD region code bypass
  • “Launch files in fullscreen” option now only engages fullscreen for video files
  • Improved display of URLs in the title bar
  • Very long entries in the recent file list are now shortened for better menu display
  • Added advanced options for displaying the current audio and subtitle language in the status bar
  • Improved support for external WebVTT subtitles


  • Fixed DVD playback speed and menu issues with internal audio renderer
  • Fixed issue where the file could still be in use after closing it
  • Fixed subtitle search on Podnapisi for Portuguese Brazil language (language code “pob”)
  • Fixed rare issue with subtitle queue that could cause flickering/blinking subtitles
  • Fixed potential crash when taking screenshots with subtitles included
  • Fixed issue where clicking on seek bar could trigger two identical seek actions
  • A few other small fixes and improvements

Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32-bit, 64-bit).

Size: 15.2 MB

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