XP, MPC-HC & streaming.

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by smallhagrid, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. smallhagrid

    smallhagrid MDL Member

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    I am a very happy & determined XP user - and since youtube is so pesty about tracking & flash player updates I use MPC-HC for watching streams from there & other places.

    It is mostly OK.
    After I use it some random number of times though, quite often it is not OK anymore & actually locks up my OS & system, forcing a reboot.

    Nothing else that I use does this, ever.

    My question:
    Is there another good, light media player that is amenable to streaming - especially one which will take URLs directly without fuss, bother OR requiring frequent (irritating...) codec updates ??

    BTW - I also use a great little tray app called SVPtube which just takes a (copied/clipboard) YT URL & sends it as an MP4 stream to my player of choice.

    It works really well & I highly recommend it too.

    Thanks.
     
  2. urie

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  3. urie

    urie Moderator
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    Don't thinks so those are probably the best that's going.