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This package was approved by moderator mwallner on 11/12/2017.

Media Player Classic - BE is based on the original "Media Player Classic" project (Gabest) and "Media Player Classic Home Cinema" project (Casimir666), contains additional features and bug fixes.

To install MPC-BE, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install mpc-be --version

To upgrade MPC-BE, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade mpc-be --version


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'mpc-be'
    $fileType    = 'EXE'
    $url32       = ''
    $url64       = ''
    $checksum32  = 'b1c429d0e6f92f42edd54a15b588c141e8fcd43c80ebad81970c567b547d3460'
    $checksum64  = 'fc989957446fb24900c9c22443e8e7a2d8aad5d569b0abaef20a7a26770dbbfb'
    $toolsPath   = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $silentArgs  = '/VERYSILENT /COMPONENTS="main,mpciconlib,mpcresources"'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      url            = $url32
      url64Bit       = $url64
      checksum       = $checksum32
      checksum64     = $checksum64
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
      unzipLocation  = $toolsPath
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    $FileFullPath = Get-ChildItem $toolsPath -Recurse -Include *.exe | Sort-Object -Descending | Select-Object -First 1
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage  $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $FileFullPath
    $uninstall = Get-ChildItem -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Path HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall, HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall |
        Get-ItemProperty |
            Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -match "mpc-be" } |
                Select-Object -Property DisplayName, UninstallString
    $installpath = ($uninstall.UninstallString).Replace('unins000.exe','')
    $bits = Get-ProcessorBits
    if ($bits -eq 64)
    Install-ChocolateyPath $installpath
    Install-ChocolateyPath $installpath
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      softwareName  = 'mpc-be*'
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      silentArgs    = "/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /unregall"
      validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1605, 1614, 1641)
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        if ($packageArgs['fileType'] -eq 'MSI') {
          $packageArgs['silentArgs'] = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs['silentArgs'])"
          $packageArgs['file'] = ''
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • MPC-BE Team




Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
MPC-BE 2411 Monday, November 6, 2017 approved
MPC-BE 319 Thursday, October 26, 2017 approved
MPC-BE 1.5.1 441 Wednesday, October 11, 2017 approved
MPC-BE 1.5.0 1448 Monday, December 5, 2016 approved
MPC-BE 607 Thursday, August 25, 2016 approved
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