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Media Player Codec Pack

Play various types of video, audio, movie, music files in Media Player.

3.5 stars Editor's rating on Oct. 13, 2013
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Windows 7 Codec Pack

Play 99.9 percent of files with a collection of codecs for Windows 7.

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Windows Essentials Media Codec Pack

Add audio/video codecs and filters to playback any video file.

4 stars Editor's rating on Jan. 4, 2010
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Google, Nokia face off in video codec dispute

Nokia says Google is trying to force VP8 down the computing industry's throat, but Google is backing up its free video technology with patent deals and help with HTC's legal defense against Nokia.

By Mar. 29, 2013

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Google's VP9 video codec nearly done; YouTube will use it

One of the biggest video sites on the Net will use Google's next-generation video compression technology after it's fully defined on June 17.

By May. 10, 2013

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Google reaches deal with MPEG LA over its VP8 video codec

Agreement with patent-licensing group clears the way for wider adoption of the Web giant's streaming-video platform WebM.

By Mar. 7, 2013

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HEVC, a new weapon in codec wars, to appear in September

The technology, also called H.265 and the successor to H.264, promises to double video quality for better streaming and higher-res TV. But it'll come with a patent burden, too.

By Aug. 22, 2012

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How to download codec files required for playing media in Windows 7

If you're having troubles playing a media file in Windows, the odds are good that you need a codec file. CodecInstaller searches them out and downloads them for you, if possible.

By Jun. 20, 2012

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Xiph resumes work on Ghost audio codec

Google's interest in the royalty-free Vorbis audio codec raises new possibilities for successors CELT and, in the longer run, Ghost.

By Jan. 21, 2011

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QuickTime 5.0.1: Sorenson 3 codec dropped

QuickTime 5.0.1: Sorenson 3 codec dropped

By Apr. 24, 2001

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Apple Intermediate Codec 1.0.1 problems with iPhoto

Apple Intermediate Codec 1.0.1 problems with iPhoto

By May. 13, 2005

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Getting the Sorenson codec for non-English systems

Getting the Sorenson codec for non-English systems

By Jul. 3, 2001

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QuickTime 5 issues; Media skins; Indeo codec

QuickTime 5 issues; Media skins; Indeo codec

By Apr. 26, 2001