Windows Media Player 9 built in xvid/divx?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by greenbox, Jun 16, 2004.

  1. greenbox

    greenbox OSNN One Post Wonder

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    How come i can play divx/xvid files fine without installing either codec? Does Windows Media Player 9 have built in support for these files or something?
     
  2. greenbox

    greenbox OSNN One Post Wonder

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    nvm, i answered my own question. I checked to see the properties while the movie was playing and found out its using Nero Video Decoder.
     
  3. napalmnthemorning

    napalmnthemorning Moderator

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    Nice job! Have you tried any of the other media players such as ZPlayer
    VLC, BSplayer. Less bulky then media player 9 and free.
     
  4. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Installing Nero6 will actually install Nero's own xvid/divx codec but to be honest, I find I can install the free divx codec from www.divx.com, without the player, then delete (!) the divx folder in program files and everything works fine.

    If you use Zoom Player and open a movie, you can actually see which filters are in use.