Download Codec - Best Software & Apps

  • ACE Mega Codec Pack

    Professional Edition 6.03.0911

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Collection of Codecs, Tools and Filters to Play Any Multimedia File

    8
    67 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive codec pack, Different installation modes, No compatibility issues, BS Player bundled in
    • CONS: Setting up isn’t very straightforward, Not the best tool for novices, The installation process may encounter hiccups, Instructions aren’t easy to comprehend
  • K-Lite Codec Pack

    Basic 11.8.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play almost every media format

    8
    102 votes
    • PROS: Supports multiple formats, Supports subtitle formats, Easy to use
    • CONS: Uses Windows Media Player, Does not include Media Player Classic Home Cinema
  • Codec for VOB

    1.4.0.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Codec for VOB allows you to watch and listen to files in .VOB, .WM, .MP3, .MP4, .AVI, .MOV, .WAV and still many others.

    10
    2 votes
    • Quick Media Converter

      4.5.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Multiple format video converter

      7
      594 votes
      • PROS: Good advanced options, Screenshot and screen recording functions, Lots of formats
      • CONS: Bad translation, Clunky controls
    • FastPictureViewer Codec Pack

      3.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Pack of codecs for over 40 image formats

      5
      11 votes
      • PROS: Greatly expands compatibility, View metadata from a browser, supports raw formats from more than 380 digital camera models
      • CONS: Installation requires a computer restart
    • GSpot

      2.70a

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      See what codec is being used in video and audio DivX files

      8
      118 votes
      • CodecInstaller

        2.10.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Get some help for your codec problems

        8
        84 votes
        • PROS: Simple to use, Easy way to obtain basic codecs
        • CONS: Only information and help about basic codecs
      • SuperEasy Codec Checker

        1.08

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        From now on playback problems are a thing of the past

        9
        23 votes
        • Koepi's XviD MPEG4 Codec

          final 1.1.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Codec for playing XviD files

          8
          108 votes
          • Storm Codec

            7.07.16

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A free Video program for Windows

            7
            70 votes
            • Codec Pack All in 1

              6.0.3.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A free Video program for Windows

              8
              65 votes
              • Directshow Filters

                Stable 0.71.0946

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                A codec to listen to music in FLAC format

                5
                12 votes
                • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack

                  (32 bits) 16.0.0652.0621

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Preview and thubnails of your RAW images in Windows

                  5
                  7 votes
                  • MediaInfo

                    0.7.65

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows
                    Mac

                    Obtain detailed info about audio and video files

                    8
                    50 votes
                    • PROS: Extended information about audio and video files, Data can be displayed in several ways, You can export reports to a variety of formats
                    • CONS: No support for printing , Lacks extended functionality
                  • x264 Video Codec

                    1703

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Free library to convert videos to H264/AVC

                    7
                    44 votes
                    • QT AC3 Codec

                      0.4

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Mac

                      AC3 decompressor component for QuickTime

                      6
                      31 votes
                      • PROS: Solves audio problems in AVIs
                      • CONS: A little obsolete now
                    • Vista Codec Package

                      6.6.5

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      One of the first ever Vista tailored codec packs

                      7
                      295 votes
                      • Morgan Multimedia MJPEG Codec

                        3.0.0.9

                        License
                        buy Download
                        Platform
                        Windows

                        Optimized motion JPEG video codec for Windows

                        6
                        8 votes
                        • Zoom Player

                          v12.5 FREE

                          License
                          buy Download
                          Platform
                          Windows

                          Advanced media player packed with features

                          7
                          27 votes
                          • PROS: Two players in one, Easy to switch to advanced mode, Codec detector useful, Easy to change skins
                          • CONS: Advanced options are not particularly well organised and take some getting used to, Some features only available in pro
                        • K-Lite Codec Pack

                          Corporate 6.2.0

                          License
                          free Download
                          Platform
                          Windows

                          Pack of codecs intended for corporate use

                          8
                          21 votes
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