When comparing Song Director vs MPC-BE, the Slant community recommends MPC-BE for most people. In the question“What are the best audio players for Windows?” MPC-BE is ranked 14th while Song Director is ranked 37th. The most important reason people chose MPC-BE is:
[madVR](https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=146228) is a high quality video renderer (GPU assisted).
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Pro Easy to use with powerful organization options
Song Director is easy to use due to the many tasks that can be completed with a click of a single button. It provides more extensive organizing and search capabilities than iTunes and WMP.
Pro Customized play searches
Song Director allows for extensive sorting options such as the amount of beats per minute, bitrate, length, etc.
Pro Automatically enters your information into a database
Pro Locate songs or artists instantly
Pro Edit songs without using File Explorer
Song Director permits the user to rename, copy a file, or move it to a different folder without having to search for it in File Explorer.
Pro Create categories for your music
Pro Press one button to do what you want
Pro Can edit file tags
Pro Compatible with Microsoft Windows
Song Director is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10.
Pro Song Director will be adding new features with each new version
Pro Can find and insert information about songs, artist, album art
Pro Supports madVR external Video renderer
madVR is a high quality video renderer (GPU assisted).
Pro Displays preview thumbnails
Seek Bar supports thumbnail preview (like Youtube) and chapters marker.
Pro Supports most known audio and video formats
Plays various video and audio files, and also supports H.265 (with small file size installation). The player doesn't use a lot of computer resources.
Pro 32-bit & 64-bit support
Pro Built-in YouTube playback support
Can play YouTube videos out of the box. Just drag and drop the URL to the interface.