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 Post subject: Re: Media Player Classic Home Cinema
PostPosted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 8:02 pm 
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I don't know what this is worth but the K-Lite Code Pack crew [http://www.codecguide.com/] includes MPC-HC and even lists their own comparison with other toolsets http://www.codecguide.com/about_kl.htm. Keeping in mind that K-Lite is non-portable, closed adware, they don't really care much about licenses (http://codecs.forumotion.net/t714-end-u ... ement#3460) so I figure they'd package whatever they felt like. Anyway, it's an endorsement.

I remain a VLC and SMPlayer user but it was interesting to see.

K-lite was created by some guy named CLSID who also was a dev for ffdshow. I browse the doom9 forums frequently and that's where most of the developers of lavfilters, madvr, xy-vsfilter, and mpc-hc/mpc-be gather and talk about stuff. I've seen lots of drama and stuff over there but I would think the license stuff they don't really care much about? Same deal with the Shark codec dudes.

Example drama thread of CLSID and shark007 shit talking each others codeck packs :D http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=165094

But really nowadays you don't need codec packs when MPC-HC has Lavfilters and vsfilter built-in. It can decode most things already by itself. Maybe you can download MadVR separately if you want a better renderer. Maybe ffdshow and avisynth for extra post processing. SVP for frame interpolation. Icaros for thumbnails. Foobar2000 for audio playback. There's Kodi and Plex for XBMC stuff. Done.

I'm not against codec packs. I think for me at least they helped me get started on know what the different options I have for playing back media are. I just think it's unnecessary if you know what you need already.

Funny I see some dev names on doom9 forums that I've seen on videogame emulators, WoW addons, anime forums, and other different kinds of software unrelated to media players. They could possibly be not the same people but it's just amazing to think there's super coders out there who create all kinds of great software for free.


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 Post subject: Re: Media Player Classic Home Cinema
PostPosted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:38 am 
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webfork wrote:
I don't know what this is worth but the K-Lite Code Pack crew [http://www.codecguide.com/] includes MPC-HC and even lists their own comparison with other toolsets http://www.codecguide.com/about_kl.htm. Keeping in mind that K-Lite is non-portable, closed adware, they don't really care much about licenses (http://codecs.forumotion.net/t714-end-u ... ement#3460) so I figure they'd package whatever they felt like. Anyway, it's an endorsement.

I remain a VLC and SMPlayer user but it was interesting to see.

K-lite was created by some guy named CLSID who also was a dev for ffdshow. I browse the doom9 forums frequently and that's where most of the developers of lavfilters, madvr, xy-vsfilter, and mpc-hc/mpc-be gather and talk about stuff. I've seen lots of drama and stuff over there but I would think the license stuff they don't really care much about? Same deal with the Shark codec dudes.

Example drama thread of CLSID and shark007 shit talking each others codeck packs :D http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=165094

But really nowadays you don't need codec packs when MPC-HC has Lavfilters and vsfilter built-in. It can decode most things already by itself. Maybe you can download MadVR separately if you want a better renderer. Maybe ffdshow and avisynth for extra post processing. SVP for frame interpolation. Icaros for thumbnails. Foobar2000 for audio playback. There's Kodi and Plex for XBMC stuff. Done.

I'm not against codec packs. I think for me at least they helped me get started on know what the different options I have for playing back media are. I just think it's unnecessary if you know what you need already.

Funny I see some dev names on doom9 forums that I've seen on videogame emulators, WoW addons, anime forums, and other different kinds of software unrelated to media players. They could possibly be not the same people but it's just amazing to think there's super coders out there who create all kinds of great software for free.


I use Combined Community Codec Pack myself. They have shipped MPC-HC since CCCP17 "Hero of the Workforce" (September 21, 2008) and it has been the only bundled player since CCCP9+9 "NEIN NEIN NEIN" (September 9, 2009). They explicitly endorse MPC-HC as well. (Their media player list used to be much longer and include many bad players too, but they moved the old list because it hasn't been maintained for a long time.)

K-Lite, unlike CCCP, has had a history of containing way too much codecs, resulting in a risk of conflicts. It looks like it's better now, at least the standard variant.

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 Post subject: Re: Media Player Classic Home Cinema
PostPosted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 12:01 pm 
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Userfriendly wrote:
I've seen lots of drama and stuff over there but I would think the license stuff they don't really care much about?

Was that a question? The license stuff they didn't care about was source distribution with GPL licensed items.
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They explicitly endorse MPC-HC as well.

Interesting, thanks.

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 Post subject: Re: Media Player Classic Home Cinema
PostPosted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:57 am 
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v1.7.13 is released and farewell

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v1.7.13, the latest, and probably the last release of our project…

For quite a few months now, or even years, the number of active developers has been decreasing and has inevitably reached zero. This, unfortunately, means that the project is officially dead and this release would be the last one.


:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


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 Post subject: Re: Media Player Classic Home Cinema
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 Post subject: Re: Media Player Classic Home Cinema
PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:34 pm 
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MPC-BE fork still alive.
https://sourceforge.net/projects/mpcbe/

Commits Log (Use Google Translate)
https://sourceforge.net/p/mpcbe/code/commit_browser

MPC-BE Nightly builds download links.
https://yadi.sk/d/hlf1lfC8mKU58
https://mega.nz/#F!vsJlUCxT!jwIY5zVP_bpMGigVlQsYsQ
https://app.box.com/s/aqduny802n2l5ggkn41f
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ ... mpISWxZUWc


Zombie MPC-HC 1.7.13.1 Build 2017-07-17
https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php? ... ost1812598

Changelog:
* UPDATE: LAV Filters 0.70.2.3
* BUGFIX: OpenSubtitles seach failed for unicode filenames
* BUGFIX: Prevent crash for ASS subtitles with invalid (too high) blur values
* BUGFIX: Fixed DPI scaling of non-client areas in main window, if moving from screens with different DPI.
* ENHANCEMENT: Now uses external MediaInfo DLL. Allows manual updating.
* ENHANCEMENT: Now has the ability to use an externally installed copy of LAV Filters as its internal filters (if the LAVFilters subfolder is not present).
This means less duplication for those who use both. It also makes manually updating easier.
The main difference between using an internal LAV instance or an external instance, is that settings are stored in a different Registry key.
* ENHANCEMENT: Automatic encoding option for saving playlists. Uses UTF8 encoding when applicable.
* ENHANCEMENT: Split internal MPEG source filter option into a PS and TS variant.
* CHANGE: Removed DrDump crash reporter and replaced it with an error dialog that shows crash details.
* CHANGE: Option "Reinitialize when changing display" is now enabled by default.
* CHANGE: Removed an unnecessary Windows API hook. (Might fix an compatibility issue with F-Secure.)
* CHANGE: Sprinkled with fairy dust and pure awesomeness

Follow this thread if someone is interested in keeping MPC-HC alive.
"The future of MPC-HC " - https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1812615


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 Post subject: Re: Media Player Classic Home Cinema
PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:10 am 
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Userfriendly wrote:
MPC-BE fork still alive.

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Follow this thread if someone is interested in keeping MPC-HC alive.

"The future of MPC-HC " -- https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1812615

    Great. Thanks. 8)


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 Post subject: Re: MPC-HC
PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:44 pm 
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v1.7.13 is released and farewell

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v1.7.13, the latest, and probably the last release of our project…

For quite a few months now, or even years, the number of active developers has been decreasing and has inevitably reached zero. This, unfortunately, means that the project is officially dead and this release would be the last one.


:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

This is a tragic piece of news not because of the longevity of the project but also because this player has achieved a legendary status. MPC-HC is not my default video player but I like it very much (it has great features) and I do not want to see it abandoned. Sooner or later (more likely sooner than later) we well be left with dull stock apps that come preinstalled with the OS because old developers retire one by one and the new ones do not have the proficiency and the knowledge of the good languages (C, C++, Delphi, Python, Java). JavaScript/Node.js/Electron will be the end of software as we know it. Once I was complaining about C# and .NET but Electron is the real, absolute disaster, a plague. Great, indispensable projects drop off one by one because there is no one to continue the development. What a pity.

mpc-qt (Media Player Classic Qute Theater)
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A clone of Media Player Classic reimplimented in Qt.

Links
GitHub - https://github.com/cmdrkotori/mpc-qt
Releases - https://github.com/cmdrkotori/mpc-qt/releases
License - https://github.com/cmdrkotori/mpc-qt/blob/master/LICENSE
Reddit - https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/4g0hu5/mpcqt_clone_of_media_player_classic_using_qt_and/

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I have not tested mpc-qt yet and I am not using my own screen-shot.


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