Media Cope – An All In One Media Player, Cutter & Converter

Varun Kashyap 24-11-2009

Media Cope - An All In One Media Player, Cutter & Converter mediacopelogoWe have covered plenty of audio/video tools in the past, from mp3 joiner Join MP3 Files Together with Merge MP3 Read More to freeware video converters 5 Easy-to-use Freeware Video Converters Read More . If you are an avid user of such tools, you will have a nice, albeit a little lengthy, collection in your start menu. Well here is one tool that can make that list a little shorter.


It is an all in one media player solution and lets you play audio & video files, cut them according to your needs or transcode them to other formats. In addition you get a photo cutter, resizer and much more. In short, it’s as complete a media package as you’re likely to get. It is called Media Cope (Windows only).

The tag line doesn’t overstate Media Cope’s capabilities, when it says: “It is all you need“. Media Cope combines the best open source software in the business to give you a killer application. It has mplayer for playing media files and uses ffmpeg for all the transcoding heavy lifting.

Let us take a deeper look on what Media Cope offers.

An All in One Audio/Video Media Player

Media Cope supports all the major media file formats. It lets you play file formats mp3, avi, divx, mov, mkv, flac, rmvb, flv, vob, wma and mp4 to mention a few. In addition it also offers other mplayer functionality like speed change, ratio change, audio delay , framestep and screenshots etc.

Media Cope - An All In One Media Player, Cutter & Converter interface


An Audio/Video Cutter

Hop over to the next tab and you can now trim audio & video files to your liking. All the formats listed above and many more are supported. Open the file, you can use the slider to go the exact location you want to start the video clip from, click “Select Start” and the starting point will be set to the current slider position. You can choose the end point in similar fashion. Now choose the output file format and you are ready to save the trimmed file as an audio/video clip.

Media Cope - An All In One Media Player, Cutter & Converter cutter

An Audio/Video Converter

The next two tabs let you transcode your media files into a format of your choice. Queuing, output quality and transcoding to and from all major formats are supported. I missed default presets or the ability to create and save your presets. Such an option is extremely useful if you transcode files for playback on an iPod or any other device.


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Photo Cutter/Resizer/Converter

Media Cope lets you do common photo tasks like resizing and converting to different dimensions and formats. The photo tools do a fairly good job and are great for batch processing. That said, I would stick with image editors for such needs mainly because of the interface and greater control and visual feedback they offer.

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Slide Show

Media Cope also lets view your photos as a slide show. You can specify a background music and basic slide show configuration options. There is no option to export your slide show as a video file which makes it seem as misfit as a mere photo-browser amongst other tools.


Media Cope - An All In One Media Player, Cutter & Converter screenshot

Internet Tools

You can also use Media Cope when browsing the Internet. Media Cope offers text to speech functionality in Internet Explorer and Firefox web browsers. You have to explicitly enable Internet tools from Media Cope’s settings.

Media Cope - An All In One Media Player, Cutter & Converter texttospeech

Media Cope offers a number of tools to meet all your media needs. There are some glitches and the user interface could use some touch up. Even then the media player, cutter and transcoders are straightforward and easy to use. MPlayer and FFMPEG form a deadly combo and it would be interesting to see Media Cope develop further and iron out some of the shortcomings.


What do you think of the Media Cope all in one media player? Do you know of any other application that packs so much functionality?

Related topics: Audio Converter, Audio Editor, Media Player, Online Video, Video Editor.

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  1. Cactus
    November 25, 2009 at 8:48 am

    Just downloaded MediaCope... Very good app. I just have one question... Whenever I play a file, the file plays, but with a green bar in the centre of the screen. How do I remove this?
    P.S. My files play perfectly in other media players.

    • Aibek
      November 25, 2009 at 7:13 pm

      sounds like codec issue to me

      • Cactus
        November 26, 2009 at 10:14 am

        Thanks for your reply.
        How would I solve this?

  2. gifts for her
    November 25, 2009 at 6:02 am

    Great post.I would say Media Cope is a multi-functional software which can easily play, cut, convert any of your audio, video in any format like mp3, aac, wma, flac, rmvb, mp4, 3gp, wmv, mov, avi, divx, mpg, flv, mkv, vob, dat etc. It can cut, convert any of your pics. It includes the fastest photo cutter which can convert 100s of your pics in minutes. It can also be used to view slide show of your photos with video effects in real time. Basically it is all you need....

  3. phil
    November 25, 2009 at 5:34 am

    Thank you so much :)

  4. Pubudu Kodikara
    November 25, 2009 at 1:21 am

    Just what I needed..... :D

  5. lawiz
    November 24, 2009 at 8:47 pm

    cool..!!! :D

  6. megamike
    November 24, 2009 at 8:00 pm

    not as much stuff as meida cope but mp3directcut is a great simple small audio player/cutter