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Something about FFDshow Codec Pack you need for Playing Videos

February 21, 2012
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Something about FFDshow Codec Pack you need for Playing Videos

As new video and audio formats continue onward throughout development stages, it’s becoming harder and harder to be certain that your personal computer has gotten the required software to playback the newest and updated multimedia files. If you suddenly have a need to playback a format you haven’t seen before, the thing you don’t want to accomplish is spend hours determining why it’s not going to play, and only to discover you have to purchase a new decoder of some type. FFDshow codec pack is the most steady and stable development on codec packs, while some codec support more formats FFDshow is...

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3 Ways to play any video format

August 23, 2011
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3 Ways to play any video format

Let’s start from the easiest, and to a more time consuming approach. Easy Catch! 1. Download the VLC Player. Playing DVD’s videos on your desktop/laptop wouldn’t be a problem if you have a VLC player. The Famous VLC player, a  free open source software that has helped millions of users worldwide in playing different video formats without using or installing any codecs. Pro vs Cons Pros FREE Supports a large number of audio, video and streaming formats! Not memory-intensive Simple user interface Platform-independent Cons Lacks multiple selection feature Can’t use escape key to exit full-screen view No comprehensive help...

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How to play WebM files in windows media player

August 22, 2011
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How to play WebM files in windows media player

Playing WebM files into Windows Media Player Let’s take a recap. WebM files or formats where meant and designed for use on the web. With its high resolution and fast playback, it competes with other web media formats like FLV and H.264. Its files consist of video streams compressed with the VP8 video codec and audio streams compressed with the Vorbis audio codec. The file structure is based on the Matroska media container, like so. Check my blog here if you want to know why do I want webM videos. This isn’t much of a problem, since you can easily...

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The most common video problem

May 26, 2010
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Without any doubt the single most common problem people have today with Fast video indexer are codec related crashes. Lets start with the technical bit and and the end of the text I will give you a practical tip on how you can solve your codec issues the easy way. Windows has a really awesome, but at the same time, very complicated system for programming videos applications, called direct show. There are other alternative programming interfaces but if you want the best of features and speed you need to go the direct show way. That is what Fast video...

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