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I've been using VLC since forever. All I watch is .mkv - does Media Player Classic offer a higher quality of performance or something? Care to elaborate on why it is 'better'?
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I've been using VLC since forever. All I watch is .mkv - does Media Player Classic offer a higher quality of performance or something? Care to elaborate on why it is 'better'?
All I know is that it can play blueray without stuttering on my POS laptop, whereas if I play the same file with VLC is stutters.
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inb4MediaPlayerClassicisbetter...
This +10

But worth having VLC anyway
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All I know is that it can play blueray without stuttering on my POS laptop, whereas if I play the same file with VLC is stutters.
I regularly play 1080p BluRay with VLC. Just recently, I watched a 32GB 1080 version of The Matrix Revolutions with it.

Can anyone actually tell me why it is better? I've decided to watch House in MPC today (infact, it's paused right now) and it doesn't seem any different?
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I regularly play 1080p BluRay with VLC. Just recently, I watched a 32GB 1080 version of The Matrix Revolutions with it.

Can anyone actually tell me why it is better? I've decided to watch House in MPC today (infact, it's paused right now) and it doesn't seem any different?
In all honesty, they are very close. We are not knocking either. MPC is 1 exe and handles alot of codecs very well. Audio gain and subtitle settings are well done for anyone who watches anime.

I prefer MPC settings menu because in VLC you have simple or advanced. And both either hide too much or make it all complex. But out of the box, both just work

Also if you use AVISynth with real time scripts, MPC has an x64 version so you can use more ram

EDIT: Enjoy House
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I regularly play 1080p BluRay with VLC. Just recently, I watched a 32GB 1080 version of The Matrix Revolutions with it.

Can anyone actually tell me why it is better? I've decided to watch House in MPC today (infact, it's paused right now) and it doesn't seem any different?
VLC does not support ordered chapters (for mkv) that well. Subtitle support in VLC is better than in the past. Really, the only people who complain about VLC are just anime fansub watchers.

Although the advantage of MPC is you can configure which codecs you want to use more transparently (i.e. CoreAVC).
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Cheers for the helpful replies. I must admit, watching House in MPC did seem easier. When I say this I mean that when I took it off full screen it automatically paused it for me - something I didn't get using VLC. I think I'm going to give MPC a shot a few more times, it seems to be more user-friendly, especially for a lazy guy like me.

And I did enjoy House! Especially the little story about Chase. The sub-stories (or whatever they're called) in House are what make it worth watching.
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Also if you use AVISynth with real time scripts, MPC has an x64 version so you can use more ram
There are 64-bit builds of VLC too. Well, perhaps not for Windows.
    
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I've been using VLC since forever. All I watch is .mkv - does Media Player Classic offer a higher quality of performance or something? Care to elaborate on why it is 'better'?
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I regularly play 1080p BluRay with VLC. Just recently, I watched a 32GB 1080 version of The Matrix Revolutions with it.

Can anyone actually tell me why it is better? I've decided to watch House in MPC today (infact, it's paused right now) and it doesn't seem any different?
Well I don't doubt that you can do everything that I do in MPC probably in VLC, I just prefer it, guess thats all it comes down to what you prefer. One thing I suggest you try is when watching either right click on the video or click play and choose shaders and then choose "16-235 -> 0-225"
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