Media Player Classic

Media Player Classic
4.5 / 5 (273 votes)

1. 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

2. Software Overview

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 are not many reasons to choose this application over other Windows media players. Also, the development of the player ceased in 2017 making other video players, like VLC media player, better options.

3. Supported File Types

Primary file extension:
.MPCPL - Media Player Classic Playlist
Other file extensions used by Media Player Classic:

Updated: December 17, 2020

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