K-Lite Mega Codec Pack
|Op. System:||Windows 7/Vista/2003/XP/2000|
|File size:||19 MB|
Editor's review K-Lite Mega Codec Pack
The K-Lite Mega Codec Pack is a free software bundle which includes the K-Lite Codec Pack Full and Real Alternative. Codec is short for Compressor-decompressor. Codecs are needed for encoding and decoding (playing) audio and video. With the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack you can play almost all audio and video files there are. It also has encoding support. The very user-friendly installation is fully customizable, which means that you can install only those components that you want. You can also make an unattended installation. Features of the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 5.0.0: * Players: o Media Player Classic Homecinema 1.2.1008.0 o Media Player Classic 18.104.22.168 rev. 104 - This is a full-featured player with many options and useful functionality. It has internal filters for opening various container formats such as MP4, Matroska, FLV and Ogg. It is also capable of playing QuickTime and RealMedia content if those frameworks are installed. The Home Cinema version has internal DXVA decoders for H.264 and VC-1 video. * ffdshow: o ffdshow revision 3029 - ffdshow is a very powerful DirectShow filter that can decode many audio and video formats. It also contains lots of options for manipulation of the audio and video, such as resizing and post-processing. Examples of supported video formats are: DivX, Xvid, MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, MPEG-2, VC-1, H.263, FLV1, FLV4, VP3, VP6, Theora, SVQ1, SVQ3 and MJPEG. Examples of supported audio formats are: MP3, AAC, AC3, DTS, LPCM, Vorbis, MP1, MP2, E-AC3, Dolby TrueHD, AMR, Nellymoser and IMA ADPCM. o ffdshow VFW interface - VFW decoder that supports many video formats. VFW encoder for a few video formats: MPEG-4, DV, H.263, Theora, MPEG-2, MPEG-1, MJPEG and a couple more. o Extra plugins: Kernel and TomsMoComp deinterlacers and DScaler plugin. * DirectShow video decoding filters: o Xvid 1.2.2 - For decoding Xvid MPEG-4 video. This is currently the most popular video format. o DivX 6.8.5 - For decoding DivX MPEG-4 video. o On2 VP7 22.214.171.124 - For decoding VP7 video. This format is not very common. o MPEG-2 (Cyberlink) 126.96.36.1990 o MPEG-2 (Gabest) 188.8.131.52 - For decoding MPEG-2 video. The Cyberlink filter also support playback of DVD video in Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center. Windows Vista and Seven already contain a MPEG-2 decoder by default. So you don't need to install another one, unless you prefer it over the Microsoft decoder. * DirectShow audio decoding filters: o AC3/DTS/LPCM/MP1/MP2 (AC3Filter) 1.61b - For decoding AC3 and DTS audio. Also decodes DVD audio. o Vorbis (CoreVorbis) 184.108.40.206 - For decoding Vorbis audio. This is the recommended Vorbis decoder. o AAC (MONOGRAM) 0.9.6.0 - For decoding AAC audio. * DirectShow audio parsers: o FLAC (madFLAC) 1.8 - Source filter and decoding filter for FLAC audio files (.flac). o WavPack (CoreWavPack) 1.1.1 - Source filter and decoding filter for WavPack audio files (.wv). o MusePack (MONOGRAM) 0.9.2.0 / 0.4.0.0 - Source filter and decoding filter for MusePack audio files (.mpc). o Monkey's Audio (DCoder) 1.0 - Source filter with integrated decoder for Monkey's Audio files (.ape .apl). o OptimFROG (RadLight) 220.127.116.11 - Source filter with integrated decoder for OptimFROG audio files (.ofr .ofs). o AMR (MONOGRAM) 18.104.22.168 - Source filter and decoding filter for AMR audio files (.amr). This filter is also able to encode and mux AMR audio. o DC-Bass Source 1.2.0 - Source filter with integrated decoders for the following audio file types: AAC (.aac .m4a), ALAC (.alac) o Tracker (.it .mo3 .mtm .s3m .umx .xm) and True Audio (.tta). o AC3/DTS Source (AC3File) 0.6b - Source filter for .ac3 and .dts files.