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Windows 7: Best video player?


24 Aug 2009   #1

Seven 64bit
 
 
Best video player?

what is the best video player (and what rendering is the best) for windows 7 x64?


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24 Aug 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Check this out:
Alternative to WMP ?
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25 Aug 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

I like the K-Lite codec pack which installs Media Player Classic Home Cinema as one of its components. Plays everything I have thrown at it quite well in most cases and I like the media player classic home cinema player a lot for video. K-Lite

During the install process, one is presented with several options as to which codecs to use for various things. I always check AC3 filter wherever that is offered as an option because I think it provides better sound quality, although just using the defaults will usually work quite well too.

(Choose the "standard" pack or above to get the media player home cinema included.)
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25 Aug 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I prefer the Media Player Classic, which is also available in a 64 bit version now. No installation needed, he can automatically stretch the video to monitor size and plays everything. Filters can easilly be included, too.
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25 Aug 2009   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rightspin View Post
I prefer the Media Player Classic, which is also available in a 64 bit version now. No installation needed, he can automatically stretch the video to monitor size and plays everything. Filters can easilly be included, too.
Thanks for the link. I was using Gabest version and I downloaded Homecinema x64.
What's up with those .dlls?
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25 Aug 2009   #6

 
 

I think it all comes down to personal preference...
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25 Aug 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

The builtin players, Windows Media Player and Media Center work great when
a properly built codec package such as the Windows 7 Codecs is utilized.
For x64 users there is a 2nd installation required, x64 Components addon

No 3rd party players are needed in this case.
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25 Aug 2009   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shark007 View Post
The builtin players, Windows Media Player and Media Center work great when
a properly built codec package such as the Windows 7 Codecs is utilized.
For x64 users there is a 2nd installation required, x64 Components addon

No 3rd party players are needed in this case.
I believe you but 3rd party players have a lot more features than WMP like:
Zoom, Pan&Scan, subtitles, snapshot etc.
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25 Aug 2009   #9

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

The only other file I might need is a .srt file which wmp handles nicely..

+1 for Windows 7 Codecs
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25 Aug 2009   #10

Windows 7 RTM
 
 

Since i find out that WMP can handle the subtitles correctly and that vlc is no good on windows 7 for now, i only use WMP... even in preview pane it shows subtitles... ... great... usually dont even open player just go to preview pane and if i like the video i double click to full screen and watch ... but well i have bs player just in case something go wrong...
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