When comparing ACDSee vs MPC-BE, the Slant community recommends MPC-BE for most people. In the question“What are the best video players for Windows? (precision, hotkeys, timeline)” MPC-BE is ranked 5th while ACDSee is ranked 9th. 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).
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Dark style theme
ACDSee has a nice dark style theme.
Pro Very fast image reader
ACDSee reads the images (jpgs) extremely fast. It displays them very fast, too.
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.
Pro Supports multimedia hotkeys
Con No face recognition
ACDSee doesn't allow you to set face recognition to files. It also doesn't read already recognized faces. Metadata for faces aren't shown.