Media Player Classic – Home Cinema (MPC-HC)

Media Player Classic – Home Cinema (MPC-HC) is a compact and light-weight open source media player for both 32-bit and 64-bit Microsoft Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback.

MPC-HC is the most popular variation of media players that have the look and feel of the old Windows Media Player 6.4, but provides a lot more options and features available in modern media players.

The software is 100% spyware free, there are no advertisements or toolbars.

Media Player Classic – Home Cinema is an extremely light-weight media player for Windows.

  • It is written in C++.
  • Supports GPU assisted decoding.
  • Translated in 41 languages.


Watch movies on any SSE CPU, even on your old computer back from ’99.


With its wide array of options, MPC-HC can be customized to fit almost any needs. Among other things, we added custom toolbars.

All around player

MPC-HC can also be used as DVB player.

You can download the 2017 version of Media Player Classic – Home Cinema (MPC-HC) here.