Codec For Windows Media Player
A codec is a part of software on a device or desktop which has the ability to encode or decode video/audio formats from files and streams. The word codec is derived or a short form of compressor – decompressor.
Windows Essential Codec Pack (WECP) is the collection of Media Codecs, filters, splitters and other tools which allows you to play almost every movies and music and flash related files which you either download or transfer using hard disk. It enhances or upgrades the quality of the audio file as it comes attached with an update service keeping your desktop updated with the latest software release of its components as soon it is available.
It comes with no spyware, or viruses – so it is very clean and easy to install. Published under the license of GNU GPL , it comes totally free of cost. Specially designed to keep the computer clean it cleans or fixes the errors caused by other filters or splitters which installs old codecs and surely keeps the computer updated with the latest update of its software.
WECP supports various file formats; hence it is a complete one-stop solution for all your audio-visual requirements. It can play Audio CDs, DVDs, (S)VCDs and XCDs on the fly, and it adds support for 3GP, AAC, AC3, APE, AVI, DivX, 3ivx, DAT, h.264, x264, AVC, Nero Digital, DTS, FLV, FLAC, HD-MOV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, M4A, MPC, MP3, MP4, MO3, MOD, MKV/MKA, MTM, OFR, TTA, OGG/OGM, S3M, Vorbis, VOB, WavPack, ATRAC3, XviD, XM, WV, UMX. You can play the audio or video file with your desired media player or with the classic windows media player as it comes equipped with WECP.
The latest Windows 7 Codec Pack reinforces nearly all the file types using the video and audio files. This easy-to-install software has advanced settings for the high end users.
All the media player codec energizes the Windows Media Player by backing the software with lots of new video and audio formats. On the other hand, file extensions don’t tell the codec story i.e. wma file have further supporting requirements like WMA 7, WMA 9.2 or WMA 10. Hence, Windows Media Player will decide the format of the file, after which it will put the right codec to find the file. User doesn’t need to do anything. Sometimes, Windows Media player doesn’t have the right codec to play the audio / video file. If you take an example, AVI is a popular format of the video file and have been created using a famous encoding technique called DivX. Although it is gaining popularity, Windows Media player do not include it in its codec. So, if you wish to play these types of file you need to install the new codec.
Lots of media related codecs are inclusive in the Vista version of Windows, so it’s important to install new codecs for the WMP. It is important in WMP as it is a must requisite to translate various media files into the data which Windows Media Player can understand it well.
Codec For Windows Media Player
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