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Old 12th September 2012, 05:40   #1  |  Link
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Media Player Classic - BE Win32/x64

Media Player Classic - BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows.
MPC-BE is based on the original "Media Player Classic" project (Gabest) and "Media Player Classic Home Cinema" project (Casimir666), contains additional features and bug fixes.

Supported Operating Systems:
* Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 32bit/64bit, Windows 8.1 32bit/64bit, Windows 10 32bit/64bit

System Requirements:
* An SSE2 capable CPU. (Starting from version 1.5.1 build 2631 beta a CPU with SSE2 is required.)
* The latest DirectX 9.0c runtime (June 2010). Install it regardless of the operating system, they all need it.
DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer


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SVN repository Media Player Classic-BE (read only): svn checkout svn://svn.code.sf.net/p/mpcbe/code/trunk mpcbe-code

Changes in release 1.5.6:
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Splitters
Improved work over the HTTP protocol.
Removed MPC FLAC Source filter.
Ignore corrupted 'APIC' and '\0PIC' tags in ID3v2.

UDP/HTTP Reader
Added support for ShoutCast.
Added support for streams with content-type "video/mpeg".

VTSReader
Fixed getting the list of chapters.

AudioSplitter
Added support for chapters for WAV format.
Added support for FLAC format.
Added basic support for AIFF format.

AviSplitter
Added support for AV1 video.
Improved compatibility with some external H.264 video decoders.

DVRSplitter
Added support for Chinese KKmoon CCTV camera file format.

RawVideoSplitter
Added support for AV1 OBU files.

MatroskaSplitter
Fixed playback of some VFW type videos.
Fixed reading HDR data for VP9.
Added support for the "ProjectionPoseRoll" element, in which the frame rotation angle is recorded.

MP4Splitter
Added pixel format detection for DNxHD.
Fixed playing files from "edit list".
Fixed getting frame sizes and aspect ratios for some MOV files.
Fixed opening files with empty 'ctts' atom.
Fixed bitrate detection for some audio tracks.

MpaDecFilter
Fixed encoding in AC-3. Added check for SPDIF output at 44100 Hz.

MPCVideoDec
Improved AV1 multithreading decoding.
The DXVA2 decoder will only connect for compatible media types.

AudioSwitcher
Fixed turning off the mixer when not required.

MpcAudioRenderer
Fixed playback of DVD-Video with no sound in the menu.

Video renderers
Fixed display of HLG for EVR-CP.
Fixed showing the first frame in some situations for EVR-CP.
Minor optimization of EVR-CP and Sync.
Removed support for VMR-7 ("System default") and VMR-9.

Subtitles
Fixed flickering of some subtitles.

Youtube
User pages like https://www.youtube.com/c/ are now parsed as playlists.
Added check for the availability of the received link.
Fixed opening of various links.
Improved YouTube format selection menu.
Added the ability to open only the audio track for a YouTube video.

Player
WIC is now used for imaging instead of GDI +.
Fixed saving thumbnails for video files whose video tracks are noticeably shorter than audio tracks.
External interface change files (toolbar.png, gpu.png, flybar.png) can now only be in PNG format.
Added the ability to upload logo and covers in HEIF and WebP format.
Reduce the size of large images when viewed in the "Logo" settings panel.
The window size limits the size of the desktop when the player is started and at the beginning of playback.
Fixed leaking GDI objects when using a playlist.
Reworked mouse settings. Added the "Mouse" settings panel.
Added the ability to set the Ctrl, Shift and "Right button" modifiers for some mouse actions.
The "Previous" and "Next" control buttons are supplemented with the "Previous file" and "Next file" actions when the right mouse button is pressed.
Optimized primary rendering of the main window for Windows 7, 8, 8.1.
Fixed the state of the "GPU" indicator after closing a file.
Optimized rendering of playlist items.
Added "Repeat A-B" functionality.
Added the ability to assign a hotkey to open a folder.
Working with settings has been slightly optimized.
Optimized text output in the "Information", "Statistics" fields and the status line.
Improved OSD functionality when displaying permanent messages.
Fixed various issues for exclusive full screen.
Optimized Seek Bar output for an exclusive full screen.
Added the ability to assign a hotkey for calling the "After playback" menu.
Improved work on multiple displays and different DPI systems.
Rotation and Flip commands have been added to the "Pan & Scan" submenu.
Added the ability to add all media files in a folder when adding one file.
Toolbar, flybar, taskbar buttons and other graphics are now in SVG format (thanks to Ivan Shatsky). Improved display of interface elements on large Windows scales. Added the ability to load external toolbar.svg and flybar.svg.
Fixed display of chapters in the search bar for some DVD-Videos.
Various fixes in the player interface.

Installer
Added path to the player to the "App Paths" registry key.

Shell Extension
Fixed freeze when opening files from qBittorrent.

Updated Ukrainian translation (by arestarh1986).
Updated German translation (by Klaus1189).
Updated Hungarian translation (by mickey).
Updated Chinese (Simplified) translation (by wushantao).
Updated Turkish translation (by cmhrky).
Updated Chinese (Traditional) and Dutch translation (by beter).
Updated Greek translation (by George).
Updated Portuguese (Brazil) translation (by SIEGFRIED JANKE).
Updated Polish translation (by maxoku).

Updated libraries:
dav1d git-0.8.1-17-gb12229c;
ffmpeg git-n4.4-dev-2373-ga7f9b3b954;
Little-CMS git-2.11-42-g7dcc91f;
MediaInfo git-v20.09-66-gacf041ac;
openjpeg git-v2.3.1-59-g0f169867;
ZenLib git-v0.4.38-25-g11a96d5.
Media Player Classic - BE 1.5.6 Win32 (Stable release):
Media Player Classic - BE 1.5.6 x86 (with installer)
Media Player Classic - BE 1.5.6 x86 (portable)
Standalone Filters Media Player Classic - BE 1.5.6 x86

Media Player Classic - BE 1.5.6 x64 (Stable release):
Media Player Classic - BE 1.5.6 x64 (with installer)
Media Player Classic - BE 1.5.6 x64 (portable)
Standalone Filters Media Player Classic - BE 1.5.6 x64

Add-ons for the Media Player Classic - BE:
Toolbar
Logos and background

Nightly Builds:
Nightly Builds (sourceforge)
Nightly Builds (mpc-be.org)

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Old 12th September 2012, 06:20   #2  |  Link
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At long last! I saw the "leak" has the seekbar preview. Gotta try this right away.

Edit: Request: Can you make the filename's font inside the seekbar respect cleartype setting?
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Unchecking "Auto-load Subtitles" doesn't disable the internal subtitle renderer or gray out the Subtitles context menu during playback.

Unchecking "Enable built-in audio switcher filter" and restarting MPC-BE doesn't gray out the Audio context menu during playback.
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Unchecking "Auto-load Subtitles" doesn't disable the internal subtitle renderer or gray out the Subtitles context menu during playback.

Unchecking "Enable built-in audio switcher filter" and restarting MPC-BE doesn't gray out the Audio context menu during playback.
"Auto-load Subtitles" - it's for auto-load external subtitle.

"Enable built-in audio switcher filter" & Audio Context Menu - they are different things, they have nothing in common.
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"Auto-load Subtitles" - it's for auto-load external subtitle.

"Enable built-in audio switcher filter" & Audio Context Menu - they are different things, they have nothing in common.
So you're saying those are intentional changes you've made to MPC-BE compared to MPC-HC?

I don't care so much about Audio menu, but there should be a way to completely disable the internal subtitle renderer from loading any subtitles, which also prevents it from being enabled via context menus or hotkeys during playback. In MPC-HC the "Auto-load subtitles" check-box has that function, but it doesn't seem to have been replaced anywhere in MPC-BE.
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So you're saying those are intentional changes you've made to MPC-BE compared to MPC-HC?

I don't care so much about Audio menu, but there should be a way to completely disable the internal subtitle renderer from loading any subtitles, which also prevents it from being enabled via context menus or hotkeys during playback. In MPC-HC the "Auto-load subtitles" check-box has that function, but it doesn't seem to have been replaced anywhere in MPC-BE.
I don't care how it's work in MPC-HC. But - it's work in MPC-BE. If you uncheck "Auto-load subtitle" - there is no Menu with subtitle list. In popup menu you can show only sub-menu with Subtitle Options.
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The problem is that having the Subtitle menu accessible when it's non-functional will lead to confusion when VSFilter or some other subtitle filter is used.
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The problem is that having the Subtitle menu accessible when it's non-functional will lead to confusion when VSFilter or some other subtitle filter is used.
No. It's sub-menu does not interfere VSFilter or other subtitle filter.
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Thanks, will give this a go and report any problems that I experience if any.
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Why isn't there a public source repository so we can view individual changes?

Is there a list of changes and bugfixes compared to MPC-HC?
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I'm glad there's an official thread here for MPC-BE. I already switched player from MPC-HC to MPC-BE. I like the icons / GUI very much! I hope you replace the default Subtitle Filter to xy-VSFilter. Thanks!
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Why isn't there a public source repository so we can view individual changes?
The next three months, the source repository is not available for free access. After a time, we may make the transition from a closed cycle development to the open.
Personally for you, I can grant access because you always acted like a gentleman.
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At the present moment, the ChangeLog is available in Russian language only.
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I'm glad there's an official thread here for MPC-BE. I already switched player from MPC-HC to MPC-BE. I like the icons / GUI very much! I hope you replace the default Subtitle Filter to xy-VSFilter. Thanks!
At the current stage of development, it is not included in our top-priority tasks. Maybe later...
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Thanks for this, I really like that it's darker, less distracting then the old BE mod and putting the time counter on the status bar is a great idea.

One issue is preventing me from switching to it from BE 4360 is save window size and/or position is unreliable, works maybe 50% of the time. I like to watch in full window mode but half the time it's opening as a window with the same resolution of the video. Any chance for a fix?

Also a few requests:
- Use a wider font or bold for time so it's easier to read.
- Option to auto hide title bar, Splayer has this, and while frame only with no borders has some effect, it breaks save window size/position on old be mod and it's also nice to have access to the title bar on demand.
- Option to hide toolbars in window mode, could work just like fullscreen mode hiding.
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No. It's sub-menu does not interfere VSFilter or other subtitle filter.
That doesn't make it any less confusing to users.
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Why isn't there a public source repository so we can view individual changes?
Why did you decide that we have SVN?
We upload to public source code for project.
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Well, it does say "SVN Build: 1122" in the About window... :P

EDIT:
- Love the seekbar preview feature. Nice touch there! But "Use the preview in the search"? How about something like "Show video preview on the seekbar" (or something similar)?
- MPC-HC's "Output" settings tab looks better.
- Any chance for a "Lite" version?
- Any chance to change the default subtitle rendering resolution to "Desktop"?
- Why doesn't the window auto-resizes to the video's resolution when you open a file? Changed defaults? How do I make it act like it did in MPC-HC?
- Program's icon looks great.
- "Logo" settings tab can be removed IMO.

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There is no Lite version be.
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