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Windows 8 Codec Pack

  Windows 8 Codec Pack has been created to make installing major codec's, filters, plug-ins and splitters a simpler task
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Latest version: 2.0.7

File Size: 36.9mb

Price: $0 (Free)

64bit Compatible  32bit Compatible

Compatible with:
Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 2008, & 2003

Microsoft Windows Media Player 12, 11 & 10

Any player compatible with DirectShow

Installer Screenshots:

Easy or detailed install options

Components shown in detailed install option

Video output options

Audio output options

Codec settings interface

  Package Overview:
The Windows 8 Codec Pack supports almost every compression and file type used by modern video and audio files.
The package is easy to install, while also offering advanced settings to the high end user:
For simple installation select "Easy Installation".
For advanced installation options select "Detailed Installation".

Codec's Explained:
A codec is a piece of software on either a device or computer capable of encoding and/or decoding video and/or audio data from files, streams and broadcasts. The word Codec is a portmanteau of 'compressor-decompressor'

Compression types that you will be able to play include:
x265 | h.265 | HEVC | 10bit x264 | x264| h.264 | AVCHD | AVC | DivX | XviD
MP4 | MPEG4 | MPEG2 and many more.

File types you will be able to play include:
.bdmv | .evo | .hevc | .mkv | .avi | .flv | .webm | .mp4 | .ts | .m4v | .m4a | .ogm
.ac3 | .dts | .flac | .ape | .aac | .ogg | .ofr | .mpc | .3gp and many more.

Resolutions supported include:
All resolutions upto, and including SD (Standard Definition) 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, + HD (High Definition) 720i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4k and beyond.

By using SlySoft AnyDVD HD with this Codec Pack users can play:
Protected Bluray, HD-DVD, AVCHD, DVD, CD discs.

Package Codec Components:
● ffdshow DirectShow Video Codec x86 version 1.3.4533 by Cole.
● ffdshow DirectShow Video Codec x64 version 1.3.4533 by Cole.
● LAV Video decoder 0.68 x86 & x64.
● XviD Video (Encoder) Codec v1.3.3.
● X264 Video (Encoder) Codec v40.2491.
● Lagarith Video (Encoder) Codec v1.3.27 x86 & x64.
● LAV Audio Decoder 0.68 x86 & x64.
● DivX Audio Decoder 4.1
● Lame MP3 v3.99.5 ACM Encoder/Decoder Codec.
● DSP-worx Bass Source Mod Filter/Decoder v1.5.2.0.
● Haali Media Splitter/Decoder 16/09/11 x86 & x64 - For MP4, MKV, OGM and AVI files.
● LAV Splitter 0.68 x86 & x64.
● xy-VSFilter v3.0.0.211 x86 & x64 - Subtitle Readers.
● CDXA Reader v1.7.10 - Also known as Form 2 Mode 2 CD or XCD x86 & x64.
● Icaros 3.0.0 RC4 x86 & x64.

Package Utilities:
● Media Player Classic Home Cinema 1.7.10 x86 - Selectable by right clicking on any file.
● Disc Handler - For double click playback on BluRay disc icons in Windows Explorer.
● Codec Settings GUI - Allows the user to modify codec, graphics and sound settings.
● Codec Settings UAC (User Account Control) Manager - Copies settings between users.
● Update Checker - Checks for updates once every 7 days (Administrator only).
● Tray Menu - Gives easy access to codec utilities and allows fast audio profile switching.

Foobar2000 Components (Requires Foobar2000 before install):
● DVD-Audio Decoder and Watermark Detector 0.4.11 - For playback of strict DVD-A.
● DVD-Audio Watermark Neutralizer 0.1.8 - Included with the above componenet.
● APT-x100 Decoder 0.1.1 - Included with the above componenet.
● SACD (Super Audio CD) Decoder 0.9.6 - For Playback of SACD .iso/.dsf/.dff files.
● HDCD (High Definition Compatible Digital) Decoder 1.15.
● AC3 Decoder 0.9.7 - Recommended for DVD-Audio playback.
● DTS-HD Decoder 0.1.3 - Recommended for DVD-Audio playback.
● DTS Decoder 0.3.3 - Recommended for DVD-Audio playback.

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