Media Player Classic - BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows. Media Player Classic - 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. The BE mod (Black Edition Mod) is a skinned version of Media Player Classic Home Cinema, much better looking than the plain old MPC.

Changes in MPC-BE

Splitters and source filters

  • Added support for multiline tags in ID3v2.
  • Fixed reading ID3v2.4 tags.
  • Built-in filters sources can now work with HTTP / HTTPS independently.


  • Fixed playback MPEG Version 2 Layer 3 streams.
  • Added support for opening M3U and XSPF playlists. Improved support for PLS playlists.

DTS AC3 Source

  • Added support for DTS Express.


  • Added playback from standard input (stdin).
  • Corrected shutdown of the filter.
  • Reduced memory usage and waiting delay.
  • Added support for opening streams with content-type "video/mp2t".
  • Fixed a bug due to which the playback could stop.


  • Added support for AAC audio tracks with ID 0x706D.


  • Fixed playback of TAK files.
  • Added support .dtshd files (labeled 'DTSHDHDR' at the beginning of the file).


  • Improved handling of invalid data at the beginning of MPEG files.
  • Display a name of the service in the name of the program.
  • Optimization of opening files.
  • Fixed and optimized playback of HDMV and DVB subtitles.
  • Added support for Teletext subtitles.
  • Improved support for files that are downloaded and their size and duration are increased.
  • Added support for Opus.
  • Improved support for .ssif files.
  • Added support for H.264 MVC streams for 3D Blu-ray discs (3D viewing requires LAV Video Decoder and madVR).
  • Fixed incorrect determination of the duration for long records.
  • Added support for DTS Express tracks. [full release notes]

Download: MPC-BE 32-bit | Portable | ~11.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: MPC-BE 64-bit | Portable | ~12.0 MB
Link: Media Player Classic - BE Home Page

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