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Not sure where to ask this really, seems to fit this section.

I remember WMP had a mini-player in the tray which was also always on top so you could watch some videos on it while also doing other stuff. At the moment I'm actually using Powermenu to always on top my VLC/MPC, but it's still a tad too large.

What I liked about it was that there was only a tiny border on it, so it was pretty much only displaying the video and made almost maximum use of the limited space.

I'm wondering if there's another player or some sort of extension for VLC, MPC to make a compact player for the corner, or to remove windows borders, maybe even an ultra compact player skin would work?

Does anyone know if there's anything like this? I made alot of use of this in WMP but WMP doesn't cut it for me anymore as a player.

Thanks in advance
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Check the View menu in MPC-HC - you can remove everything except the video area itself.

MPC can also always on top itself. I like the "only when playing" option - would be especially nice when you're using it with no menus.
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Originally Posted by Coma View Post
Check the View menu in MPC-HC - you can remove everything except the video area itself.

MPC can also always on top itself. I like the "only when playing" option - would be especially nice when you're using it with no menus.
Aha! That'll do fine, thanks!

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You could also use VLC there is a option to run the video as an "animated wallpaper"
which is very nice.
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You could also use VLC there is a option to run the video as an "animated wallpaper"
which is very nice.
Yeah I've used that before, but unfortunately it's the exact opposite of what I'm looking to do.

Consider this solved.

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