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Razvan Serea
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September 8, 2022 10:58 a.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 1.6.4 Changelog:

MPCStreamReader (MPC UDP/HTTP Reader)

  • Added support for HLS Live.

MPEG Splitter

  • Fixed playback of VOB files with incorrect blank block at start.
  • Faster browsing for Blu-ray files, added keyframe support.
  • Optimized calculation of unknown frame rate.

MpcDvdVideoDecoder (Mpeg2DecFilter)

  • Removed option to play video stream aspect ratio. This option is not required when playing a DVD-Video.

MPCVideoDec

  • Implemented correct output of YUV 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 formats when odd sizes are specified for the video stream.
  • Improved how D3D11 Copy Back and NVDEC decoders work in certain situations.
  • Added support for MEDIASUBTYPE_av01.

Video renderers

  • Color management now also works for 10-bit surfaces.

Subtitles

  • Subtitle delay is now applied when paused.
  • Fixed symbol display in some external fonts.

Youtube and other online services

  • Fixed working with yt-dlp on some sites.
  • Use “ffmpeg.exe” to merge individual video and audio files obtained using the “Save As” command.
  • Disable SSL certificate verification in yt-dlp.
  • Improved support for online playlists.

Player

  • Fixed text display with “&” symbols in the “Information” panel.
  • Fixed the LAV splitter getting stuck when viewing some live broadcasts.
  • Fixed detection of “dxva2cb” mode when using LAV video decoder.
  • Fixed player crashing when navigating frame by frame at end of playback.

Fitter

  • Compiling the installer requires InnoSetup 6.1.0 or later.
  • Updated installer translation files.
  • Added the ability to install “MPC Video Renderer 0.6.3”.
  • Added the ability to install previously downloaded components offline.

Translations

  • German translation updated (by Klaus1189).
  • Turkish translation updated (by cmhrky).
  • Updated Spanish translation (by pruebaz).
  • Updated Catalan translation (by pruebaz).
  • Updated Japanese translation.
  • Added Croatian translation.

Updated Libraries

  • dav1d git-1.0.0-45-ga029d68;
  • ffmpeg git-n5.2-dev-506-g5c217119c8;
  • Little-CMS git-lcms2.13.1-70-gf3f6b7b;
  • MediaInfo git-v22.06-34-g90e59c5ed;
  • ZenLib git-v0.4.39-12-gde2787a;
  • nanosvg git-bd16c4e;

Download: MPC-BE 1.6.4 64-bit | 64-bit MPC-BE Laptop | ~16.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: MPC-BE 1.6.4 32-bit | 32-bit MPC-BE Laptop | ~12.0 MB
Link: Media Player Classic – BE Homepage

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