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Android412

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Is there any difference between the free divx codec, and the pro codec as far as the viewing/decoding side?

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Is there any difference between the free divx codec, and the pro codec as far as the viewing/decoding side?

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Im pretty sure that the pro package just comes with a full player and stuff.
I think the codec is the same, and im pretty sure you dont need the pro package.
 

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I know I dont need it, I was just wondering if it was any better of a decoder
 

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Im pretty sure that the pro package just comes with a full player and stuff.
I think the codec is the same, and im pretty sure you dont need the pro package.

no thats what you said....Ha..the free codec will be just fine, all the other programs are useless unless you want them...
 

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divx's decoder and encoder can't compare to the likes of ffdshow and xvid respectively. the past year or so has seen it come close, but divx is still commercial while the other two are open source & free :)
 

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divx's decoder and encoder can't compare to the likes of ffdshow and xvid respectively. the past year or so has seen it come close, but divx is still commercial while the other two are open source & free :)

While what you say is true... my experience is playing an xvid with ac3 audio on a divx certified dvd player will fail in one way or another every single time. On the other hand playing an actual divx file on a divx certified player has never failed at all.

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playing an xvid with ac3 audio on a divx certified dvd player will fail in one way or another every single time

that is likely because of incorrect settings. things like qpel and GMC are incompatible with current mpeg4 capable players.

other than that, some players are pickier than others, you may need to change the fourcc to DX50.
 

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