Media Player Classic – BE (MPC-BE) – Recommended settings

People who have fast computer should not face any playback issues with default settings of MPC BE.

  • Software:      MPC BE 1.5.3 x64
  • Operating System:      Windows 10 Pro x64 version 1903

People with old computer may need to do some settings for smooth playback.



  • Select On Top -> While playing

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  • Tick Remember last window position.
  • Tick Remember last windows size.
  • Tick Limit window proportions on resize.

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  • Resizer:
    • You can any one of these
      1. DXVA-HD
      2. PS: Bicubic A=-1.0
      3. PS 3.0: Lanczos3
  • Downscaling < 50% :
    • You can any one of these
      1. DXVA-HD
      2. PS 3.0: Bicubic

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  • You may decrease the Saturation to -10.

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  • You may tick “VSync” if you are facing shuttering while playing a video.

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  • Select “Audio renderer” as “MPC Audio Renderer

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  • You may increase “Buffer length:” to “5 sec

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  • Using Windows 10 “Task Manager” you can see what percentage of GPU is being used while playing a video file.

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