Codecs

Discussion in 'Entertainment & Sports' started by tazmanaz, Feb 21, 2005.

  1. tazmanaz

    tazmanaz OSNN One Post Wonder

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    i am trying to find out how to find what codecs need upgrade or missing in my pc. i am using windows xp home
     
  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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  3. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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  4. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    That's bad advice sraycoz. You should only install the codecs you need, as you need them.
     
  5. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    klite codec pack only installs codecs you are ever likely to need: xvid, divx, mpeg2, ogg,ac3, a few mixers/amps and a couple media players oh and the intel video codecs, all of which are optional.

    So in short do not install ffdshow for reason I stated in another post and install klite codec pack.
     
  6. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I advise against codec packs. Use the program NetRyder mentioned to find what codecs you need, or you can use VirtualDub to do the same.
     
  7. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    with other codec packs i have had lots of problems but as lordofla said klite streamlines only basic codects you need. and the mega pack gives you quicktime and realtime alternatives. I still have not had any problems with this codect pack as long as you unistall what you allready have first and i have installed it on allllot of comps. I dont think its bad advice and a easier fix for someone who doesnt know alot about codects. But everyone is entitled to there own opinon. :) i stick by my decision though.
     
  8. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Maybe I'm just jaded because of bad experiences with the Nimo codec pack back in the day.
     
  9. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    ick i used that messed thinsg up.. i would agree on nimo. hehe went from nimo to k-lite and no problems since.

    one other thing klite is updated somewhat reguarly. So for a novice this is nice as well.