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Some necessary codec are requested in the conversion jobs performed by our program. And also, after certain conversion jobs are done, they are required in the playback of final output files. Here we offer some important downloading items and some basic information about them.

DivX for Windows download includes:

- DivX Player 6.6
- DivX Community Codec 6.7
- DivX Web Player 1.3.1

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DivX codec is a brand-name video codec (compression-decompression) technology based on the MPEG-4 standard that compresses video to small size with a high degree of quality. When trying to play video files in DivX codec, you must have this codec installed on your PC so that Windows Media Player can play it.

XviD Codec 1.1.3:

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XviD is an open source MPEG-4 video codec. Originally based on OpenDivX, XviD was started by a group of volunteer programmers after the OpenDivX source was closed. So generally, Xvid would provide a better quality and smaller file size compared with DivX. But it seems that XviD is not used as commonly as DivX.

Huffyuv Codec 2.2.0

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A guy named Ben Rudiak-Gould wrote this wonderful little codec which is a lossless compression codec for both YUV and RGB video data. A Video file in such codec will be in a very good quality since it is nearly uncompressed. But its size would be very huge, as well. So it is commonly used in certain video editing program.

K-Lite Codec Pack 3.45 Full

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K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs and related tools. Codecs are required to encode and/or decode (play) audio and video. The K-Lite Codec Pack is designed as a user-friendly solution for playing all your movie files. With the K-Lite Codec Pack you should be able to play 99% of all the movies that you download from the internet.

The K-Lite Codec Pack has a couple of major advantages compared to other codec packs:
- It it always up-to-date with the latest versions of the codecs.
- It is very user-friendly and the installation is fully customizable, meaning that you can install only those components that you really want.
- It has been very well tested, so that the package doesn't contain any conflicting codecs.
- It is a very complete package, containing everything you need to play your movies.

Different video formats may require different playback tools, or you will not be able to play them properly. Secondly, some of them are necessary tools which do the transferring jobs for certain devices, such as iPod and Archos.

QuickTime Player:

It is a playback tool offered by Apple. You'd better play Apple Video and Audio formats, such as MOV, MP4, 3GP and 3G2 with it.


It is also a powerful tool offered by Apple. Besides the playback for MOV and MP4, as well as many other functions, it is a necessary tool to transfer video files to iPod. It means you need it to put video files into iPod after the conversion is done.


It is a popular player which can support many popular video files. It is a must when watching Real Video files, such as RM, RAM and RA.


It is an easy-to-use player. It can supports most of popular video formats playback, such as MPEG, WMV and AVI, and audio formats such as MP3, WMA and WAV. It also can detect certain necessary information of the media file during the playback.

Windows Media Player upgrade:

If you are using Windows 2000/2003/XP, you'd better upgrade your Windows Media Player. Firstly, it is a must for our program to perform WMV encoding. Secondly, it will support much more video formats and codec and will be more stable to play WMV files in higher version. The last but not the least, you need it to transfer/sync video files to Archos.

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