Media Player Classic is a lightweight media player for Windows. It includes a wide range of options and features that a media player worthy of the name must have.

Note: Media Player Classic is no longer developed. A modified version with new features is available here: Media Player Classic Home Cinema.

Key Features

Its minimalistic interface offers you the basic buttons that allows you to play a media file like play, pause or stop. The main window includes also advanced options like resize, navigation controllers, filters or subtitle manager. Regarding filters, they can be modified when you are playing back your video files. With this tool, you can easily play back PC and DVD files while reducing the loading times. It is possible to play them back with the built-in player in full screen mode. It also supports AVI subtitles, QuickTime and RealVideo. Since it has a wide range of options, it is highly customizable. Custom toolbars are added.

Media Player Classic recognizes several formats, which makes it a must-have program.


  • Lightweight but powerful.
  • The best alternative for Microsoft Media Player.
  • Lots of additional features.
  • For all types of users.


  • You must download a complete set of codecs.
  • No help file. You must download it.


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Latest update on September 9, 2019 at 04:57 AM.