Category: Main Multimedia Video Media Player Classic (2K/XP)

Media Player Classic

Version for Windows 2000/XP

Application Details:

Version: (2K/XP)
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.0-rc1

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Test Results

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What works

  • Video and sound in Xvid and Divx movie files (play with MPC settings if sound doesn't work at first). Decent quality.
  • Opening through Association (associate MPC with your video files, open from file explorer)
  • Menu items (apart from open file)
  • Settings/Options

What does not

  • Menu item - File -> Open... (of any sort, can't view directory files)
  • MP3 files although this is most likely a codec problem (user error)


What was not tested

everything else

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 13 20081.0-rc1N/A Yes BronzeRemco 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 07 20080.9.61.Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 14 20080.9.55.N/A No GarbageRemco 
CurrentUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 17 20070.9.50.Yes Yes BronzeVince Mitchell 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 16 20070.9.38.N/A Yes GarbageRemco 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
47593 PotPlayer 1.7: choppy video when monitor refresh rate is 24 hz UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO Get It Working (somewhat)
  1. You need the files "quartz.dll" and "devenum.dll" from an original Windows installation. You can also obtain these 'native' dlls by using Google.
  2. Register the dlls by moving them to "~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32" and executing the following commands:

    regsvr32 "C:\windows\system32\quartz.dll"
    regsvr32 "C:\windows\system32\devenum.dll"

  3. Install a codec package, like K-Lite Codec Pack. This package also provides Media Player Classic.
  4. You might need to do some additional configuration of the codecs to create a more stable viewing experience. K-Lite Codec Pack installs a few configuration tools in your Wine menu.


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