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MPC Video Renderer

MPC Video Renderer is a free and open-source video renderer for DirectShow. The renderer can potentially work with any DirectShow player, but full support is available only in the MPC-BE. Recommended MPC-BE or newer.

Key features

  • Can work with DXVA2 and Direct3D 11 hardware decoder.
  • DVXA2 and Direct3D11 Video Processor with hardware de-interlacing for NV12, YUY2, P010 formats.
  • Shader video processor for various YUV, RGB and grayscale formats.
  • Various frame resizing algorithms, including Super Resolution.
  • Subtitle and OSD display.
  • Rotation and flip of the video frame.
  • Dithering when the final color depth is reduced from 10/16 bits to 8 bits.
  • HDR video support (HDR10, HLG and partially Dolby Vision).
  • Automatic HDR to SDR conversion.
  • Transferring HDR10 data to the display.

Minimum system requirements

  • An SSE2-capable CPU
  • Windows 7¹ or newer
  • DirectX 9.0c video card

¹For Windows 7, you must have D3DCompiler_47.dll file. It can be installed via update KB4019990.

Recommended system requirements

  • An SSE2-capable CPU
  • Windows 10 or newer
  • DirectX 10/11 video card


MPC Video Renderer's code is licensed under [GPL v3].


Nightly builds

Topic in MPC-BE forum (Russian)