MPC-HC (Media Player Classic – Home Cinema) is a lightweight, open source multimedia player for Windows operating systems. It supports all common multimedia file formats and it is extremely fast and responsive.

Media Player Classic – Home Cinema

Media Player Classic – Home Cinema (MPC-HC) can play multiple multimedia formats without installation of additional software or codecs. It has built-in codecs for many formats and supports various subtitle formats as well.

The player holds some place among the users considering its quite simple and easy to use. It is also easy to install and does not take enough resources on your drive.

This multimedia player is designed to simply play the most popular file formats. It will play even “complicated” videos, such as HEVC (x.265) and 4K MKV videos with a decent high bit rates out of the box.

MPC-HC can play VCDs, SVCDs, DVDs and even non-protected Blu-ray movies without problems. Menu handling and other elements found on such formats are nicely done as well.

When it comes to user interface, it is one of the main reasons why this program is still popular. MPC-HC menus and settings and well organized and you will quickly find your way around.

Media Player Classic – Home Cinema is really a great multimedia player for anyone who like to view almost any audio/video file quickly.

  • User interface: 80
  • Functionality: 70
  • Speed: 90
Total rating: 80%