Windows 10: VLC Player vs Media Classic Player

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  1.    07 Sep 2015 #1

    VLC Player vs Media Classic Player


    Which do you prefer, and why?
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 RS 10586.586
       07 Sep 2015 #2

    Hi!

    I use since many years VLC. It works fine with all Formats. And no Problems with the new 4K Movies.
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       08 Sep 2015 #3

    MPC simply because it is lighter for old computers/laptops, I used to get lags with VLC.
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  4.    08 Sep 2015 #4

    The nice feature about VLC is you can loop a start point and stop point any where in a video. I don't think MPC can do that. I don't have troubles with either one of them but the DVD player that came with ten gave me all kinds of trouble...
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  5.    08 Sep 2015 #5

    I use both VLC and MPC. Every now and then I will come across a movie that will be choppy or sound is distorted in one player so I switch to the other and all is fine. So it's great that both players work for the formats I play. Both are keepers to me :)

    cheers
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  6.    08 Sep 2015 #6

    I like VCL over Media Player.. why?? Well, I found that VCL plays all of the formats I use.
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  7.    08 Sep 2015 #7

    VLC, because if the file is playable, VLC will play it. However, for my ripped DVDs in AVI format with the original AC3 surround sound preserved I prefer Kodi because that is the only program, so far, I have found that will push the 5.1 surround sound through HDMI to my audio receiver.

    The one complaint I have about VLC (other than the sound) is the lack of library building.
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  •    10 Sep 2015 #8

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    VLC, because if the file is playable, VLC will play it. However, for my ripped DVDs in AVI format with the original AC3 surround sound preserved I prefer Kodi because that is the only program, so far, I have found that will push the 5.1 surround sound through HDMI to my audio receiver.

    The one complaint I have about VLC (other than the sound) is the lack of library building.

    Is Kodi a hot chick? If so, introduce me to her. . . LMAO jk. . I know what Kodi is
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  •    21 May 2017 #9

    MPC-HC v1.7.11


    Just discovered:
    - apply 'minimal mode',
    - set to remember screen size and position,
    - apply right click context menu values,
    - apply multiple instances,

    opens entire folders in a clean player(s) as album thumbnails for multiple playlists.
    Still a nice player!

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  •    21 May 2017 #10

    I began using VLC long long ago when it was the only thing I could find that plays everything.

    But when I found K-Lite Media Player Classic, I dropped VLC.
    MPC has a much easier cleaner interface and it's much easier to use.
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