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This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/30/2018.

MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback.


  • It is written in C++.
  • Supports common video and audio formats.
  • MPC-HC can also be used as DVB player.
  • Supports GPU assisted decoding.
  • Translated in 41 languages.
  • 100% spyware free, there are no advertisements or toolbars.

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

C:\> choco install mpc-hc --version 1.7.13

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

C:\> choco upgrade mpc-hc --version 1.7.13


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = 'mpc-hc'
      fileType               = 'exe'
      url                    = ''
      url64bit               = ''
      checksum               = 'ba6f1f617e9c4d3ce535a85c2fcda39e66fc13781f4cf6197fe802994d71f0ec'
      checksum64             = 'f84b347c75f650bff85c855b170ddb86ec72f025e6c7769387f2c999efd09d32'
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      checksumType64         = 'sha256'
      silentArgs             = '/VERYSILENT'
      validExitCodes         = @(0)
      softwareName           = 'mpc-hc*'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • MPC-HC Team




Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
MPC-HC 1.7.13 9731 Sunday, July 16, 2017 approved
MPC-HC 1.7.11 4446 Monday, March 6, 2017 approved
MPC-HC 3924 Monday, November 7, 2016 approved
MPC-HC 1.7.10 7113 Tuesday, November 24, 2015 approved
MPC-HC 1.7.9 3746 Sunday, June 14, 2015 approved
MPC-HC 1.7.8 2396 Sunday, January 25, 2015 approved
MPC-HC 1.7.7 1594 Sunday, October 5, 2014  
MPC-HC 1.7.6 984 Sunday, July 6, 2014  
MPC-HC 1.7.5 660 Sunday, May 4, 2014  
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