Windows media player codecs 11 <- For your information December 1, 2009 by Q

Windows Media Player is the multimedia software developed by Microsoft to provide users with the ability to view multimedia content, both from the Internet and from their hard drive. This program allows you to view MPEG and various other types of video content, as well as audio clips.

Allright, fine and dandy, but bellow is what’s happening more often than not because of the poor codec implementation (along with a few other tips):

I am sure it happend to you too, so you probably started to look for windows media player codecs 11 th iteration of the same ‘ole. If you insist of using windows media player, grab the codec pack bellow.
The Media Player Codec Pack is a simple to install package of codecs/filters/splitters used for playing back music and movie files. After installation you will be able to play 99.9% of files through your media player, along with XCD’s, VCD’s, SVCD’s and DVD’s. Also included in the package are a number of encoder codec’s, allowing you to encode files in formats such as DivX. XviD, x264 and many more in your favourite encoding application. Compression types supported include DivX, XviD, x264, h.264 and many more in AVI, MKV, OGM, MP4 files. Video file types supported include 3GPP, AVI, MKV, OGM, MP4, MPG, MPEG, VOB, DAT, FLV, PS, TS, NUV. Audio file types supported include AC3, DTS, AAC, APE, FLAC, TTA, WV, OGG, Vorbis, MO3, IT, XM, S3M, MTM, MOD, UMX.
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Video Codecs

Playing .mov files in Windows Media Player

Do you want to play your .mov files in Windows Media Player, these .mov files are usually by default played in Quicktime, an Apple created media software but using a special codec you can begin playing these files in Windows Media Player. This codec has allowed me much more flexibility to play my .mov video files in Windows Media Player and also not have Quicktime installed


A DirectShow decoding filter for decompressing DivX, XviD, H.264, FLV1, WMV, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2, MPEG-4 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.

Broadcam Video Streamer

BroadCam video streaming software is designed to broadcast live video using a webcam or pre-recorded video files as well as audio.BroadCam Video Streamer handles the audio and video stream compression, player format negotiation, bandwidth adjustment and serving over the Internet allowing for both broadband and dial-up connections.

Audio Codecs

AC3 Filter

AC3Filter is high quality freeware DirectShow audio decoder and processor filter used to decode audio tracks in movies (DVD, MPEG4 and others). It has a priority on wide functionality and convenient settings.


CoreVorbis is a DirectShow-Decoder for the Vorbis audio codec. It allows you to play files containing Vorbis-audio in many players, for example Windows Media Player, Media Player Classic or The Core Media Player.

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