MPC-BE 1.5.8 – Neowin



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June 27, 2021 2:50 PM EDT

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 the “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 simple MPC.

MPC-BE 1.5.8 changelog:


  • Added decoding of HTML codes like “& # NNNN;” in the song title.


  • Added decoding of HTML codes like “& # NNNN;” in the song title for Shoutcast and Icecast radio.

Audio splitter

  • Improved work with DFF, DSF, DTD-HD and WAV.
  • Fixed opening of some WAV files.


  • Fixed reading very short files.


  • Fixed display of external subtitles during playback after pressing “Stop”.


  • Updated support for opening videos and playlists.
  • Fixed getting metadata.


  • Addition of the option “Move the window by the video zone”.
  • Added “Remove missing files” command to the playlist menu.
  • Fixed sorting in the “Explorer” playlist.
  • Added icons to display in the “tiles” of the Start menu.
  • Fixed switching display mode in some cases.
  • Fixed navigation when alternating stepping movement and movement for a specific time.
  • Redesign of the “Frame synchronization” parameter panel.
  • Extension of the possibility of playing DVD-Video with regional restrictions on players with the same restriction.


  • Updated German translation (by Klaus1189).
  • Hungarian translation updated (by mickey).
  • Updated Turkish translation (by cmhrky).
  • Chinese translation (simplified) updated (by wushantao).
  • Ukrainian translation updated (by arestarh1986).
  • Updated Chinese (traditional) and Dutch translation (by beter).

Updated Libraries

  • dav1d git-0.9.0-24-gddbbfde;
  • Detours git-v4.0.1-92-gfe7216c;
  • ffmpeg git-n4.5-dev-1109-g604924a069;
  • Small-CMS git-2.12-17-g79e8395;
  • MediaInfo git-v21.03-14-gee8c3c17;
  • Speex-1.2.0-25-g870ff84;
  • rapidjson git-v1.1.0-630-gb557259f;
  • ZenLib git-v0.4.39-g13b9d3db;

Download: MPC-BE 1.5.8 32 bits | 32-bit MPC-BE portable | ~ 12.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: MPC-BE 1.5.8 64 bits | 64-bit MPC-BE Portable | ~ 16.0 MB
Link: Media Player Classic – BE home page

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