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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.

MPC BE DOWNLOAD LINK :  https://www.videohelp.com/software/MPC-BE

RECOMMENDED SETTINGS

  • 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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VIDEO TUTORIAL

Media Player Classic – Black Edition (MPC BE) (x64 & x86) settings + LAV filters

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.

MPC BE DOWNLOAD LINK :  https://www.videohelp.com/software/MPC-BE

RECOMMENDED SETTINGS

  • 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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VIDEO TUTORIAL

 

How to configure MPC BE to use external LAV Filters

OS: Windows 10 Pro x64

Software: MPC BE x64,LAV Filters

First, download and install LAV Filters.

Download Link : https://www.videohelp.com/software/LAV-Filters

Open “LAV Video Configuration“.

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  • Select “D3D11” as Hardware Decoder to use.

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  • Start MPC BE Player.
  • Open View -> Options

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  • Select “External Filters
  • Click “Add Filter

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  • Select “LAV Audio Decoder“. Click “OK”.

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  • Select “Prefer” as shown below.

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  • Similarly Add LAV Splitter,LAV Splitter source,LAV Video Decoder and set “Prefer” for each one.

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  • It should look as shown below.

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VIDEO TUTORIAL

 

Light Alloy – Free audio & video player + settings

Light Alloy – is a compact multimedia player. It supports all popular multimedia formats. It is very easy in use but at the same time has lots of configuration settings. Player is optimized for quick launch and minimum load of the system resources.

You will love this media player. You may configure it as you like. Support EVR video playback and WASAPI audio playback.

  • Timeline – So you can see graphically how much is played and how much is still to play
  • WinLIRC –  Allows you to remotely control Light Alloy, for example if you are laying on the sofa
  • Live Preview –  Just like on YouTube you can navigate with a preview window while searching on the timeline
  • IPTV support –  Allows you to watch tv over the internet and online videos like youtube/vimeo
  • Internet Radio –  Contains an expandable list of online radio stations which you can play and record, and a list to store your favorites
  • Streams switch –  In case of multiple audio/subtitles streams you can easily switch from stream
  • Multilingual –  Contains Dutch, German, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, and others
  • Built-in codecs –  You don’t have to install a codec pack anymore: you can use the player immediately after installation
  • Blu-Ray & DVD –  You also can watch Blu-Ray and DVD with Light Alloy

 DOWNLOAD Light Alloy

 

Light Alloy recommended settings

  • Click on icon as shown below to keep Light alloy player on top

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  • Click “Menu view : Switch to expert mode

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  • Tick “Respect video aspect ratio when changing window size

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  • You may select “only taskbar

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  • You may set “playlist in separate window

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  • Select “window size” to “last used
  • Untick “resize to movie bounds
  • Select “player position” as “leave as is
  • Untick “Pause video on minimize

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  • Select “99%” as shown below for JPG Image

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  • Select “WASAPI Audio renderer” as shown below
  • Click “properties

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  • Set “WASAPI mode” as “Shared Mode
  • Click “OK

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VIDEO DEMONSTRATION

 

GOM Media Player 2.2 – setting + configure to use external codec (lav filters)

GOM Media Player is freeware video playback software developed by the South Korean company, Gretech Corp. Designed with both power and simplicity in mind, GOM Media Player is an ideal video player for both beginners and experts alike.

Aside from being the most widely used video player in South Korea, the non-Korean versions of GOM Media Player enjoy a monthly worldwide user base of over 43 million in over 200 countries, making it one of the world’s most popular video players.

GOM Media Player includes built-in support for all the most popular video formats (MP4, AVI, WMV, MKV, MOV, FLV, etc), loads of advanced features (screen capture, audio capture, video playback speed control, and more), and the Codec Finder service that helps you locate missing codecs for formats that aren’t supported by default. You can even watch broken and incomplete AVI files with GOM Media Player.

 

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32 / 64bit), Windows 7 (32 / 64bit), Vista (32 / 64bit), XP (32 / 64bit), 2000

Supported Formats

Video Formats

  • flv,mp4, mov, mpg, ts, avi, divx, asx, wmv, m4v, dat, ifo, vob, 3gp/3gp2, rm/rmvb, mkv, ogm. Additional formats can be played with external codecs.

Audio Formats

  • mp3, .m4a, .aac, .ogg

Subtitle Formats

  • .smi, .srt, .rt, .sub (with IDX)

Playlist Formats

  • .asx, .pls

Built-in Codecs

  • OGG, XVID, DIV1, DIV2, DIV3, DIV4, DIV5, DIV6, DIVX, DX50, MP41, MP42, MP43, H263, AP41, MPG4, MP4S, M4S2, MP4V, BLZO, MJPG, RMP4, DXGM, and H264

DOWNLOAD GOM Player

INSTALLATION & SETTINGS

  • Just after install GOM asks to choose from certain options

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  • The main interface of GOM player

 

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  • GOM settings
  • You may want to enable “On top while playing”

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  • You may want to uncheck “Default playback windows size”. this will stop resize of gom windows every-time a video is played.

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  • Enable “Normalizer

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USE EXTERNAL CODEC AND FILTERS TO PLAY VIDEO AND AUDIO

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  • Uncheck all by clicking “Select None

 

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  • Check “enable Quick Play mode
  • Uncheck “LAV audio decoder” & “LAV splitter

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  • Click “Close“.