MPCSTAR v5.4 (2011.11.08)
[PLAYER] new option to enable hardware-acceleration by Intel integrated graphics
[PLAYER] fix display bugs in play list
[CODEC] support hardware-acceleration for h.264 decoding by Intel integrated graphics
MPCSTAR v5.3 (2011.07.19)
[PLAYER] support auto loading subtitles in zip/rar file
[PLAYER] support .divx video file
[PLAYER] fix the bug of unable to fast forwards/rewind when playing DVD
[CODEC] fix the bugs in rm decoder
[CODEC] fix the bug of silence when playing .3gp file
MPCSTAR v5.2 (2011.06.02)
[PLAYER] improve the Black skin
[PLAYER] enhance high-speed playback, up to x64
[PLAYER] the language list uses the language names provided by Windows
[PLAYER] fix the bug of not to auto-load subtitles when opening video file
[CODEC] fix the bugs in mp4 decoder
[CODEC] fix the bugs in mpg decoder
[CODEC] fix the bugs in rm decoder
MPCSTAR v5.1 (2011.04.29)
[PLAYER] new skin: Black
[PLAYER] improve switching effect of compact mode and full-screen mode
[PLAYER] support custom colors of text and background of play list in skin
[PLAYER] support custom action of Ctrl + mouse wheel
[CODEC] support mov files from Canon DSLR cameras
[CODEC] improve stability of VSFilter
MPCSTAR v5.0 (2011.02.20)
[PLAYER] drag the video region to move the whole window
[PLAYER] separate the repeat and shuffle options of play list
[PLAYER] support customizing the operation of mouse wheel
[PLAYER] add icon of 256x256
[PLAYER] the interval of volume adjustment by shortcut key changed to 10%
[PLAYER] add file association for .m2p
[PLAYER] fix the crash when perform video convert under Win7
[PLAYER] fix the failure of opening files whose name contain "%"
[PLAYER] fix the missing of shortcut key customization for some operations in v4.9
[PLAYER] update translations from
[CODEC] support play .m2ts video files in BluRay disc
[CODEC] in certain situations the settings of subtitle not saved
MPCSTAR v4.9 (2010.09.14)
[PLAYER] add "Apply" button to Option dialog
[PLAYER] improve UI text
[PLAYER] program usually crashes in Vista
[CODEC] improve stability of RealMedia codec
MPCSTAR v4.8 (2010.09.02)
[PLAYER] media key can be set as global hot key
[PLAYER] media key works when main window minimized
[PLAYER] add GUI translation
[CODEC] MEncoder not install properly in v4.7
[CODEC] RealMedia codec cannot be loaded in certain situation in v4.7
MPCSTAR v4.7 (2010.08.25)
[PLAYER] sort files in the play list in numerical order
[PLAYER] parse corresponding part.met file when playing .part file (eMule downloading file), to get real file name for displaying
[PLAYER] add two new options about play list in Tools menu: save when exiting, add similar files
[PLAYER] switch UI language from Tools menu. users can help translating in
[PLAYER] fix the problem of cannot play files whose name contains # sign
[PLAYER] fix default video renderer in XP
[PLAYER] fix association problem for m2t
[PLAYER] CometPlayer updated
[CODEC] fix bugs in RealMedia codec
MPCSTAR v4.6 (2010.08.11)
[PLAYER] add new audio player: CometPlayer
[PLAYER] hide window frame for compact mode
[PLAYER] add association for m2ts, m2t, mts
[PLAYER] change video renderer in Vista, Win7, to utilize anti-aliasing function
[PLAYER] remove Audio Boost panel, enlarge volume range to 300% instead
[PLAYER] ignore case when adding similar video file to playlist automatically
[PLAYER] improve video play from HTTP URL
[PLAYER] fix the bug of silence when play some RealMedia files
[CODEC] remove QuickTime codec, using ffdshow instead
MPCSTAR v4.5 (2010.05.24)
[PLAYER] support play video file from HTTP URL
[PLAYER] support .hlv video file
[PLAYER] improve Option dialog layout
[PLAYER] download installation package of new version in background automatically if enabled
[PLAYER] fix bug: crash when entering Compact Mode
MPCSTAR v4.4 (2010.03.23)
[PLAYER] improve crash report program
MPCSTAR v4.3 (2010.03.17)
[PLAYER] add Play setting page in option dialog. Video setting panel and subtitle display can be disabled to reduce CPU usage
[PLAYER] add skin editor in skin setting page of option dialog.
[PLAYER] prevent the system from turning off the display while the playing video
[PLAYER] bug fix: repeat doesn't work if only one file in playlist.
MPCSTAR v4.2 (2009.11.13)
[PLAYER] support display dual subtitles
[PLAYER] switch video aspect ratio and audio stream in video file from status bar
[PLAYER] remember last selected aspect ratio of video file
[PLAYER] support new output format in video file convert
[PLAYER] download new version install package when check update
[PLAYER] fix the problem of setting speaker for mkv file with multiple audio-stream
MPCSTAR v4.1 (2009.09.08)
[PLAYER] Add compact dispay mode
[PLAYER] Add subtitle adjust panel
[PLAYER] Add audio boost panel
[PLAYER] display video resolution in status bar

MPCSTAR v4.0 (2009.07.30)
[PLAYER] new option in video menu: rotate 90, 180, or 270 degree
[PLAYER] bug fix: program possibly could not exit normally after system resumed from standby or hibernate
[PLAYER] bug fix: program may crash when play certain files that not downloaded completely
[PLAYER] bug fix: seek bar does not refresh when seek using hotkey after paused
MPCSTAR v3.9 (2009.06.17)
[PLAYER] new option for fast/slow playback: keep pitch
[PLAYER] add default hotkey for next/previous file
[PLAYER] fix the bug that sometimes the cursor and status bar won't hide in full screen mode
[PLAYER] fix the bug that sometimes the jump forwards/backwards hotkey will take action twice

MPCSTAR v3.8 (2009.05.14)
[PLAYER] add auto shutdown after file play over in Tools menu
[PLAYER] support Japanese and Korean in File Subtitle Encoding menu
[PLAYER] add subtitle online search in Subtitle menu
[PLAYER] support play ratDVD
[CODEC] update QuickTime decoding package
[CODEC] add ratDVD decoding package
MPCSTAR v3.7 (2009.04.08)
[PLAYER] new command in Subtitle menu: File Subtitle Encoding, auto-detect as default
[PLAYER] elevation is not needed to associate video files in Windows Vista
[PLAYER] bug fix: playlist display error in Windows 2000
[PLAYER] bug fix: some specail format avi file can't be play
MPCSTAR v3.6 (2009.03.16)
[PLAYER] bug fix: play time displays incompletely in status bar if longer than 1 hour
[PLAYER] bug fix: video window stay on top after pause in full-screen mode, when "stay on top playing" selected
[PLAYER] bug fix: video window size changed when switch skin, while playing video file
MPCSTAR v3.5 (2009.03.10)
[PLAYER] use new designed skin as default skin
[PLAYER] new option in Play menu: choose playback order of playlist
[PLAYER] new command in Play menu: Jump to specified time
[PLAYER] settings of video brightness, contrast, etc are saved in disk for next launch
[PLAYER] new option in Zoom Video menu: Stretch Most Part, using an aspect ratio between "Stretch To Window" and "Fit From Outside"
[PLAYER] show error prompt when open files with DRM copyright protection
[PLAYER] new command in context menu of playlist: Clear all
[PLAYER] fix the bug that all hotkeys disabled whe play flv files
[CODEC] support flv, f4v files encoded using H.264
MPCSTAR v3.4 (2009.01.09)
[PLAYER] new speaker volume panel for each channel
[PLAYER] new option: remember last play position of video file
[PLAYER] add global hotkey: boss key
[PLAYER] support adjust contrast, brightness for DVD
MPCSTAR v3.3 (2008.11.21)
[PLAYER] redesign main menu
[PLAYER] add video flip command to video menu
[PLAYER] add speaker setup to audio menu
[PLAYER] fix the bug that player will crash at startup after set always on top
[CODEC] fix the bug that VSFilter can not load subtitle file with non-English filename when player choose English UI language
MPCSTAR v3.2 (2008.10.09)
[PLAYER] new video adjust panel: set contrast, brightness, saturation, hue and gammar of video
[PLAYER] new command in file menu: save snapshot and save thumbnails, supporting hotkey
[PLAYER] support disable screen saver in view menu
[PLAYER] display filter information in file info window
MPCSTAR v3.1 (2008.08.05)
[PLAYER] new function: any video file convert to mp4 format for iPhone, PSP
[PLAYER] new function: audio channel switcher, support stereo to 5.1 surround
[PLAYER] new option: allow multi players running at the same time
[PACKAGE] add TSCC codec
MPCSTAR v3.0 (2008.06.12)
[PLAYER] add privacy option page: enable update check and movie information query
[PLAYER] improve OSD display effect in Windows Vista
[CODEC] enhance VSFilter, able to load subtitle files directly from zip, rar file
[PACKAGE] add OCX control to support RealMedia playback in IE/FireFox webpage
MPCSTAR v2.9 (2008.04.17)
[PLAYER] new function: Frame step / Frame step back
[PLAYER] new option in View -> Zoom Window menu: fixed size
[PLAYER] new function in context menu of video window: switch audio streams while playing mkv, ogm file
[PLAYER] new function in context menu of video window: adjust audio delay
[PLAYER] new function: load subtitle files from File menu or just Drag&Drop them to video window, while playing video file or DVD
[PLAYER] new function in context menu of video window: select subtitle language from subttle files and resync subtitle
[PLAYER] now able to display meta info in wmv, asf files
[PLAYER] new option: auto update check
[CODEC] enhance VSFilter, able to display subtitle in multi-lines, convenient to resync subtitle
MPCSTAR v2.8 (2008.03.24)
[PLAYER] player add audio and subtitle language select menu for DVD playback
[PLAYER] player support to play uncompleted video files downloading by other program
[PLAYER] player support play .swf file
[PLAYER] player support play .ifo file from DVD disc
[PACKAGE] fix bug in RealMedia codec install
MPCSTAR v2.7 (2008.03.06)
[PLAYER] player support DVD playback
[PLAYER] new menu command in player to change video playback rate
[PLAYER] new menu command in player to seek forward/backward continuously
[PLAYER] new menu command in player to set video's aspect ratio
[PLAYER] new option in player to enable display OSD
[PLAYER] fix the bug that player cannot modify file association in Windows Vista
[PACKAGE] support display rmvb file thumbnail in Windows explorer
[CODEC] add PMP codec
[CODEC] add Windows Media 9 Series codecs
MPCSTAR v2.6 (2008.02.01)
[PLAYER]fix the bug that the window disappears when minimize
MPCSTAR v2.5 (2008.01.30)
[PLAYER]add OSD in player, display operation info in video window
[PLAYER]add Current Dir List in play list of player
MPCSTAR v2.4 (2008.01.25)
[PLAYER]improve hotkey process in full-screen mode of player
[PLAYER]add icons to player menu
[PLAYER]avoid frame drop while consecutive seeking
MPCSTAR v2.3 (2008.01.14)
[PLAYER]New player.
[PLAYER]player support skin
[PLAYER]player support multi-language
MPCSTAR v2.2 (2007.11.27)
[PLAYER]Updated the player.
[CODEC]Updated RealMedia codecs to
MPCSTAR v2.1 (2007.09.20)
[PLAYER]Fixed the bug that the player sometimes gets problem when exiting.
MPCSTAR v2.0 (2007.08.30)
[PLAYER]Enhance the playlist of MPC.
[PACKAGE]Fixed the bug that the uninstaller does not display correctly.
MPCSTAR v1.9 (2007.05.29)
[CODEC]Add VGM2 codecs.
[CODEC]Add Ogg Vorbis codecs.
MPCSTAR v1.8 (2007.04.03)
[PLAYER]MPC is updated.
MPCSTAR v1.7 (2007.03.07)
[CODEC]Update RealMedia codec to 10.5 Gold
[PACKAGE]Fix the bug that VSFilter cannot be registered.
[PACKAGE]Fix the bug that the uninstallation would cause RealPlayer fail to work.
MPCSTAR v1.6 (2007.02.02)
[PACKAGE]Fix the bug that custom settings may lost after re-installed or updated.
MPCSTAR v1.5 (2007.01.19)
[CODEC]ffdshow is updated.
MPCSTAR v1.4 (2006.12.22)
[PLAYER]Fix the bug that it may crash when seeking.
MPCSTAR v1.3 (2006.11.28)
[PACKAGE]Support Multilanguage
MPCSTAR v1.2 (2006.11.09)
[PLAYER] Block Popups when Playing .rm Files
[CODEC] Add QuickTime Decoding Package
MPCSTAR v1.1 (2006.10.20)
[PLAYER]Open files dialog box can be displayed when click main window in stop status.Add files related setting page to install program.
MPCSTAR v1.0 (2006.10.10)
[PACKAGE]First Release.