Editors' Review for MPC-BE (Media Player Classic - Black Edition)
MPC-BE (Media Player Classic - Black Edition) is a free and open-source tool that can play various video and audio file. MPC-BE can be directly launched on any PC without setup. It contains all the necessary libraries and codecs are bundled with the no-installer package.
MPC-BE comes with support for tons of video formats, almost all types of subtitles, and EVR/EVR CP (Enhanced Video Renderer) render modes. It's also capable of moving subtitles during the playbacks.
This media player has numerous options and configuration settings under its hood, which can be explored in the menu bar and right-click menu. Advanced users can configure rendering settings or inspect the filters and shaders. The preferences panel holds many other useful settings, such as remembering the last DVD, file or window position, window size, or playlist on exit.
MPC-BE can be integrated with the Windows Explorer context menu for quick access. You can set it to autoplay music, videos, DVDs and audio CDs, remap keyboard shortcuts for any command, make color adjustments, customize the UI in appearance, and facilitate access via a web interface.
MPC-BE is a good choice for users looking for an all-round media player.