The Internet is home to nearly all forms of entertainment, but is also one of the largest markets, available to the whole world. Amongst virtual items that serve various purposes, you manage to find specialized applications needed to play movies and songs. Media Player Classic – Home Cinema is one of them, trying to be a simple, but powerful player.
Lightweight and easy to use
Running the application brings up an interface you might be familiar with. This is not bad, because it lets you quickly accommodate and just enjoy desired items. These are easily added by dragging them over the main window, as well as through a dedicated menu for individual files or the whole content of a directory.
Playback options are clearly visible, as well as the progress and volume sliders. By default, you only gain access to the previously mentioned elements and a preview sections, with the possibility to bring up other available features.
Create and manage playlists
One of the features that is a must for any media player is also found here. A playlist manager can be brought up so that you can create a list with various selections you can later load. The application lets you import other playlist formats, as well as from Windows Media Player.
In addition, you are able to set files you frequently play as favorites so you don’t have to bring up an entire playlist for one element, or browse through your computer.
Supports a large variety of formats
Probably the application’s main advantage and what keeps it at the top is that it is capable of rendering nearly all available media file formats. From video types like AVI, MPG, MOV, SWF to audio formats MP3, OGG, FLAC and several playlist types, you need only sit back and enjoy whatever file you provide.
Taking everything into consideration, we can say that Media Player Classic – Home Cinema is a suitable application you might want to keep around for both its simplicity and amount of
supported formats. It gets the job done well, deserving its seat at the pro table.
- Internal Subtitle Renderer: Convert colorspace of subtitles to match video.
- Append files to the playlist on drag&drop while holding “Control” key
- Enable Press and Hold gesture to make easier access to context menu on touch devices