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MPC-HC Show current position in title bar (or otherwise get current position)

Is there any way to display current position/time in title bar in Media Player Classic? I'm currently writing an AutoHotkey script that will save each opened window and re-open it on demand (basically ...
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MPC Playlist not loading last played media

I have this problem in which I created a playlist with some video files and saved the mpcpl file. Now when I open this mpcpl file, instead of playing from the last position of the last running video, ...
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Play multiple audio tracks of a video simultaneously on MPC-HC

I have an MP4 file containing two audio tracks, and would like MPC-HC to play them both simultaneously. I saw that this is possible on VLC, and would like to know whether there is a way to achieve ...
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How to make a snapshot in MPC with shaders applied?

I have a video with colors in 16-235 colors range. It is possible to apply built in MPC shader under Options > Playback > Shaders to fix this during playback. However when I do a snapshot using ...
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How to turn off details being displayed in Media Player Classic?

I accidentality pressed some shortcut key and currently not able to turn this details off. How can this be turned off..? This is Media Player Classic software running in windows 10
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make Media Player Classic autoplay next when opening a single file (instead of looping)

If I open a video folder in Media Player Classic, when a video finishes it will automatically start playing the next video in the folder. If I open a single file, it loops back to the beginning when ...
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MPC-BE fails to render files that MPC-HC renders

I am switching to a new computer. I have MPC-HC on my old computer, but I understand that version is deprecated, so I installed MPC-BE on my new computer instead. However, I find that MPC-BE cannot ...
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Subtite Edit: Unable to Choose a Video Engine

There is the option to pick a video engine in Subtitle Edit but only DirectShow and mpv are available for me. I'd like to use MPC-HC. Both Subtitle Edit and K-Lite Codec Pack with MPC are installed on ...
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Small, medium and large jump distances in media player classic

In the media player classic there this configuration: but I can only jump medium distances by left and right arrow keys. Is there a shortcut key for small and large distances, I tried Shift/CTRL+ ...
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Can you apply shaders to Netflix?

Is there any way to apply shaders to Netflix? When I use Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC) I like the hlsl matrix filter for improving older, low resolution content. Is there any sort of ...
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How to enable pitch shifting in MPC?

How can I enable pitch shifting in MPC? I read in Wikipedia that Media Player Classic has pitch shifting but it seems it's not enabled (doesn't work?). I was wondering I have to do something to enable ...
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How to restore the original MPC-BE user interface?

I must have accidentally switched to an alternate UI, presumably with a hotkey. How can I restore the original interface without clearing configuration settings?
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Media Player Classic doesn't play videos with over long names when using "drag and drop" method

When I double click on an over long name file it played as expected but when I drag and drop the same file onto a MPC window it didn't play and it shows "File not found". Is there a solution for this ...
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Media Player Classic on Debian

I know that there are many great video players for Linux but I need MPC-HC for the specific reason that I can hide the seek bar by pressing Ctrl+1. Could MPC-HC be compiled and used under Debian ...
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Unable to get functional menus in exact ISO rip of DVD without mounting it

I'm running Windows 7. I have a collection of DVDs that I'm trying rip to my PC so I can finally bin the physical discs and free up some space. Most of the attraction of these DVDs for me is the ...
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Media Player Classic often fails to keep always on top

I use the latest Media Player Classic Home Cinema version (v1.7.13), and I like its Always on top feature (the player remains on top, no matter what other windows I open). Unfortunately, this (...
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MPC not visible when running from Task Scheduler

I have created a task to run a song with MPC, it runs without any window, only as a task that I can see on Task Manager, MPC is being called by the task taskeng.exe I have inserted in the script/...
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Video playback lags when skipping forward/backwards with TS files for Media Player Classic

I often download video files in the TS format and watch them with Media Player classic. I often skip forward a few seconds with shortkeys. My issue is that after skipping forward, I immediately can ...
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Smooth playback of .mkv files incorrectly rated at 29fps

I noticed for some mkv files, the frame reported in Explorer and VLC is 29, but this is incorrect as it's actually a 24fps source (i.e. Blu-Ray movie), and the file plays with judder in MPC-HC and VLC....
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Increase MPC-HC cache

I use Media Player Classic Home Cinema to watch all sorts of videos. I have a NAS where I store my files. Usually my NAS gets overloaded with requets from my server and other operations on my Main PC,...
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How can I get MPC-HC x64 to play .ram files?

I have tried to play .ram files with Windows Media Player and MPC-HC x64 to no avail. It seems the only way I can play these files is by installing Real Alternative, with its own separate instance of ...
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The Windows 7 volume slider (sndvol.exe) accesses files on my hard drive whenever I change the system volume

I'm running Windows 7 x64. Whenever I change the volume using the default taskbar volume slider (sndvol.exe), the program accesses files on my storage hard drive. This is extremely annoying because ...
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Brightness changes watching fullscreen movie with subtitles

I'm having problems while playing movies fullscreen with subtitles on my new notebook. When a subtitle appears on screens, the screen brightness changes, and then returns normal when the subtitle goes ...
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How can I go forward and back frame by frame in media player classic? (left and right are jumping many seconds!)

I like media player classic because it has built in support for showing milliseconds. I would like to be able to move frame by frame I have heard that left and right should move frame by frame, but ...
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Open a video at a specific time in Media Player Classic

How can I open a video file in Media Player Classic at a specific time in the file?
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Copy all files contained in a *.mpcpl (Media Player Classic Playlist) file

I have a Windows Media Player Classic Playlist file with thousands of songs selected from many folders on HDD. I want to copy all of those files to my USB flash drive. How can I do that? Is there an ...
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Windows 7 slow at opening media files

A few days ago I encountered a strange problem that since then consistently persists, I noticed that Windows 7 all of a sudden became exceptionally slow at opening video files. I haven't got the ...
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Movies are corrupted/ending in the middle

I watch movies in Media Player Classic Home Cinema. This is the third movie that the same issue happens. In the middle of it, the movie stops. When I go see what happened, it just jumps to the end ...
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Finding and Saving Media Player Classic downloaded subtitles?

Recently I discovered this feature which enables users to download subs directly from the MPC program. However, I thought that by default it downloaded the file directly to the folder where the movie ...
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How do I make Media Player Classic play audio files seamlessly?

If you've used Winamp, you know it can play files in a playlist without a noticeable delay. Other players, however, don't do that for various reasons. I'd like to know if it's possible to enable ...
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Fastest MPC playback settings for slow copmuters

I'm having a hard time finding the best settings for Media Player Classic so that it could play videos on my weak netbook without stuttering so badly. I tried several recommended ways to reduce the ...
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How to make Media Player Classic HC play audio as mono instead of stereo?

I'm using Media Player Classic HC (MPC-HC) and I want to know how to make it play in mono sound output instead of stereo.
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Media Player Classic Crashes on Windows 10 on any file

Media Player Classic Crashes on Windows 10 on any file. Driver is updated and from nVidia, video card is GTX770. P.S. Unable to register on https://trac.mpc-hc.org/login
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How do I use SVP (Smooth Video Project) with my Media Player Classic?

I don't want to use the outdated version of MPC that comes packaged with the SVP download. There does not seem to be too much help on the interent about this. I am looking for clear concise steps to ...
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taskbar shows full screen video with monitors MPCHC

I have a setup with 2 monitors attached to my computer, I then launch a full screen video on my monitor, everytime I then do something else on my other monitor the taskbar show at the buttom of the ...
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How to hide the opaque gray information on MPC HC in the upper left of the video

I just updated K-Lite Codec Pack. The updated version of MPC HC is showing this gray opaque OSD box: Anyone knows how to disable that? I can't seem to find the option to remove it. It's getting ...
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Media Player Classic plays everything stretched/zoomed

The program sudenly started playing all videos very stretched or zoomed, not even changing the pan/scan, zoom and the like works. I re-installed my video drivers, CCCP and MPC-HC. But it persists. The ...
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navigate using arrow keys in Media Player Classic-HC

Today, I installed Media Player Classic-HC and noticed it doesn't use arrow keys for moving forward or backward. I went to View => Options => keys and made the proper changes to my need. But now, ...
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.mp4 video icon (not thumbnail) showing incorrectly

I've just noticed an issue with some video files. This only appears to happen for .mp4 files, and not other video formats. If you look below, the "Kung Fury Official Trailer" shows a thumbnail, and ...
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ffdshow filter cannot be selected in Media Player Classic-HC

I installed ffdshow on my Windows 8.1 x64, as you can see: My MPC-HC can't see it as an external filter: Where should I look for it?
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H264 encoded MKV videos freeze whole computer/Windows 7 with VLC and Media Player Classic

I have some videos encoded as H264 in MKV containers. When skipping too much in VLC or Media Player Classic the media players will either crash outright or the whole system will lock up, on occasion a ...
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Tool allowing to resume and bookmark specific location of video/playlist

I am going insane trying to watch a course of videos on a bunch of different folders. I aggregated all the folders into one huge playlist (in different Windows players) but each time i resume watching,...
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How to make MPC-HC to cache more aggressively

The buffer for streamed video in MPC-HC is too small and can't be expanded in user preferences.
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MPC-HC live thumbnail on Windows taskbar

I have a problem with Media Player Classic thumbnail in Windows taskbar. In fact, the thumbnail shows a fix screenshot of the moment when I minimise. So is there any way to make it show the live video ...
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120fps video playback issues

Unable to playback the 120FPS video downloaded from http://www.blurbusters.com/hfr-120fps-video-game-recording/ For VLC it moves at 20fps and is all pixelated (with lots of artefacts) and broken In ...
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How can I chat while watching a video on MPC at the same time?

To be specific, is there any way to instant message/chat that lets you use a shortcut and have it appear overlayed on Media Player Classic when it's in fullscreen. I'd also prefer it be semi-...
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Green screen when playing video in media player classic

when I open any video in MPC-HC it shows a green screen, audio and subtitles still work but no image, any help is appreciated. I'm running windows 7 32-bit and MPC-HC version 1.7.1
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WMV video file only plays partially [duplicate]

I have a WMV file which I converted from streaming from a camcorder via a firewire port. This worked perfectly before and I could watch it from start to finish in the past, as well as seek to any ...
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MPC-HC Seekbar Not Jumping to Correct Position with Mouse Click

On my MPC-HC video player installation, the seekbar is not moving to the correct position whenever I click to move it. Instead, it moves either slightly ahead or behind where my cursor clicks. Since I ...
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Is there way to not replace existing MPC-playlist when double click media file?

So my problem is that I have some pre-made playlist and when i open any media file this playlist is overwrite with new one that contain only this file. It is possible to add file that I opened at the ...
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