[HowTo] Make Multiple Screen Capture With Media Player Classic

Windows Media Player classic with K-Lite Codec Pack is one of the best media player on Windows. It can play and render many movies format plus render a subtitle. It is working perfectly on Windows XP and Windows Vista, and still have compatibility issue on Windows 7.

Another feature of this Windows Media Player classic is make multiple screen capture. You can see the example at the end of this article.

To make multiple screen capture with media player classic is easy, please follow the steps below:

  1. Open your movie file on Windows Media player classic
  2. Pause your movie
  3. Check Render Setting, press from the menu Views > Options, choose between VMR7 (renderless) or VMW9 (renderless)
  4. Create screen capture by using the menu File > Save Thumbnail
  5. Choose file name and location
  6. Wait until it finish

It’s just that easy, isn’t it? So if you want to promote your video, don’t forget to make your screen capture to provide example for your user.

Download the K-Lite Codec Pack on FileHippo.com (already include Windows Media Player Classic)


  1. Mondher Mogadi says:

    1) play video with media player classic.

    2) pause the video, click file, click save thumbnails and save it.


  2. Thiemhoang Net says:

    it can working in linux?

  3. Hmm… haven't try it. But i think it cannot, if you want to try with wine, please. And tell me how is it 🙂

  4. It is working perfectly on Windows XP and Windows Vista.

  5. Guest says:

    Please note that it's "MEDIA PLAYER CLASSIC" (MPC), not "_Windows_ Media Player classic".

    It is not affiliated with Windows Media Player nor with Windows.

  6. Ghazanfar85 says:

    Thanks for the useful tip. It was so simple and clear for everyone.

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