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  1. https://github.com/clsid2/mpc-hc/releases

    Changes from 1.8.8 to 1.9.0:

    Updates:

    Updated LAV Filters to v0.74.1-31-ge94f9

    Changes/additions/improvements:

    Added a dark theme option for the GUI. You can enable it through: Menu > View > Dark theme
    The dark theme also has a more modern looking seekbar. You can adjust seekbar height in: Options > Advanced
    Added option for vertical alignment of the video. This for example allows you to have a black bar only below the video.
    Added support for playing contents of uncompressed RAR5 archives. Previously only RAR4 was supported.
    Added manual search functionality to the subtitle download results window.
    Improved positioning of PGS subtitles
    Some optimizations for subtitle texture size. This should improve performance on systems with multiple screens. And also reduce GPU memory usage.
    Added column sorting and a search/filter option to the keybindings options page.
    The supported languages of the OpenSubtitles/SubDB subtitle providers are now hardcoded, so the player no longer needs to connect to the Internet each time the subtitle options page is viewed.
    Reloading a stream with CTRL+E will now call youtube-dl again to get a fresh URL.
    Added basic support for MPC Video Renderer (https://github.com/Aleksoid1978/VideoRenderer). What currently works with this new renderer is: Hardware decoding, Subtitles, and Pan&Scan. What not yet works is: OSD, Rotation, and Shaders. That will be added in a future update.

    Fixes:

    Crash when detaching a (cloned) monitor during playback.
    D3D exclusive not working anymore when transitioning to fullscreen a second time.
    Restored window size was sometimes wrong due to DPI settings
    Workaround for Intel driver bug where Brightness and Hue values of -100 are unsupported.

    1 commit to develop since this release: fix memory leaks with mp3 coverart (CMPCPngImage)

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