|Codec is short for Compressor-decompressor.
Codecs are needed for encoding and decoding (playing) audio and video. You can
try the following codecs:
Windows Codecs Pack is one comeplete set of codecs support
flv, mkv, avi, mp4, ts, m4v, m4a, ogm, ac3, dts, .flac, .ape, .aac, .ogg, .ofr, .mpc, .3gp and many more..
DivX is an advanced
digital media format. DivX lets you play, create and share digital video by
turning bulky videos into lean, mean DivX files.
XP Codec Pack is
one of the most completed codec packs which helps you to play all major audio
and video formats. Some example are AC3 / DTS / MPEG Audio, VCD/SVCD/XCD,
MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-1/2 Layer III / MP3, MPEG-4,AVI subtitles, QuickTime and
RealVideo support etc
is a DirectShow decoding filter for decompressing DivX, XviD, WMV, MPEG-1 and
MPEG-2 movies. It uses libavcodec from ffmpeg project for video decompression,
postprocessing code from mplayer to enhance visual quality of low bitrate
movies, and is based on original DirectShow filter from XviD, which is GPL'ed
educational implementation of MPEG4 encoder.
Codec Pack is an other user friendly solution.