Razvan Serea

Jun 15, 2022 3:38 p.m. EDT

Media Player Classic – BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows. Media Player Classic – BE is based on original “Media Player Classic” project (Gabest) and “Media Player Classic Home Cinema” project (Casimir666), contains additional features and bug fixes. The BE mod (Black Edition Mod) is a skinned version of Media Player Classic Home Cinema, much more aesthetic than the old MPC.

MPC-BE 1.6.3 Changelog:


  • Fixed working with online streams.
  • Improved support for embedded images.

audio separator

  • Improved FLAC playback via HTTP.
  • Fixed APE tag reading in some situations.


  • Fixed playback of files with tracks with negative delay.
  • Improved work with PCM audio.
  • Fixed some corrupted files opening.

Matroska Separator

  • Setting the still image format for VFW codecs.


  • Added support for AAC 22.2 audio decoding with auto-mixing to 7.1.
  • Added support for ATRAC9.
  • Fixed “stereodownmix” setting.


  • Fixed D3D11 decoder in some situations.
  • Added Intel D3D11 hardware acceleration support for HEVC 4:2:0 12-bit, 4:2:2 10/12-bit, 4:4:4 8/10/12-bit decoding.
  • Fixed AV1 hardware decoding support in D3D11 Copy-Back and NVDEC modes.

Video renderers

  • Rotating fixed frame for SyncVR.
  • Removed PS 2.x shader support for EVR-CP and SyncVR.


  • Added support for outputting subtitles in DirectX 11 mode. Used with MPC Video Renderer or later.
  • Various subtitle output optimizations in DirectX 9 mode.
  • Fixed positioning of subtitles in MicroDVD format.


  • Added support for “”, “…/live”, and “…/live” links.


  • Added “Use Windows Media Controls” option. It is disabled by default.
  • Added shaders to convert stereo 3D to red-cyan anaglyph for Direct3D9.
  • Added ability to set program window title color on Windows 11.
  • Fixed EVR-CP bug with “Failed to RegisterClass” error for case playback is forced to end after first frame.
  • Fixed remembering the starting window size for some situations.
  • Moving a window outside the video area now also works for a maximized window.
  • Clearing history also removes entries from the recent files list in the taskbar.
  • Added ability to open local files with a long path (over 260 characters).
  • Fixed save position in history when closing Windows.
  • Improved blocking the computer from going to sleep.
  • Added the ability to use DVD bookmarks with a position on another computer.
  • Added .ec3 extension to AC-3 format group.
  • Miscellaneous fixes.


  • Turkish translation updated (by cmhrky).
  • German translation updated (by Klaus1189).
  • Updated Chinese (Simplified) translation (by wushantao).
  • Updated Ukrainian translation (by arestarh).
  • Updated Japanese translation.
  • Dutch and Chinese (Traditional) translation updated (by beter).
  • Updated Hungarian translation (by mickey).
  • Updated Spanish translation (by IPeluchito).

Libraries updated:

  • dav1d git-1.0.0;
  • Detours git-v4.0.1-97-g66d6f2d;
  • ffmpeg git-n5.1-dev-1440-gaa0829d834;
  • libflac git-1.3.3-93-ga2fe43f6;
  • Little-CMS git-lcms2.13.1-23-gab22640;
  • MediaInfo git-v22.03-g6d3271df;
  • openjpeg git-v2.4.0-89-g6a29f5a9;
  • rapidjson git-v1.1.0-685-ge4bde977;
  • zlib 1.2.12;
  • nanosvg git-3bcdf2f;

Download: MPC-BE 1.6.3 64-bit | 64-bit MPC-BE Laptop | ~16.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: MPC-BE 1.6.3 32-bit | 32-bit MPC-BE Laptop | ~12.0 MB
Link: Media Player Classic – BE Homepage

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