Media Player Codec Pack


Media Player Codec Pack was created to make installing major multimedia codec's, filters, plug-ins and splitters for players easy

Editions: | Plus | Lite


Latest version: 4.6.0

File Size: 50.9mb

Price: $0 (Free)

64bit Compatible  32bit Compatible 

Compatible with:
Microsoft Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Server 2022, 2019, 2016

Any media player compatible with DirectShow

Installer Screenshots:

Codec Pack installer screenshot

Codec Pack installer screenshot

Codec Pack installer screenshot

Codec Pack installer screenshot

Codec Pack installer screenshot


Package Overview:

The Media Player Codec Pack supports every file and compression type used by modern video and audio files.
The package is simple to install, while also offering advanced settings to the high-end user:
For simple installation select "Easy Installation".
For advanced installation options select "Expert Installation".

Supported compression types include:

x264 | x265 | h.265 | HEVC | 10bit x265 | 10bit x264 | AVCHD | AVC
DivX | XviD | MPEG4 | MPEG2 and many more.

Supported File types include:

.bdmv | .evo | .hevc | .mkv | .avi | .flv | .webm | .mp4 | .m4v | .m4a | .ts
.ac3 | .dts | .alac | .flac | .ape | .aac | .ogg | .ofr | .mpc | .3gp and many more.

Hardware enhancements include:

Graphics card GPU detection with known functional acceleration settings recommended to you during installation, including support for NVIDIA, AMD, ATI, and Intel dedicated or onboard GPUs. This also includes laptop and tablet settings recommended to improve performance and save power.
Processor identification and thread detection set your codecs to use the best number of threads within the limits of each codec.

Resolutions supported include:

SD (Standard Definition), HD (High Definition) 720p, 1080p, 4k (Ultra HD), and beyond.

Package Codec Components:

  • LAV Video decoder 0.78 x86 & x64.
  • ffdshow DirectShow Video Codec 1.3.4533 x86 & x64.
  • XviD Video (Encoder) Codec v1.3.7 x86 & x64.
  • x264 Video (Encoder) Codec v44.2851 x86 & x64.
  • Lagarith Lossless Video (Encoder) Codec v1.3.27 x86 & x64.
  • LAV Audio Decoder 0.78 x86 & x64.
  • Sony DSD Decoder 1.0 x86.
  • DivX Audio Decoder 4.1 x86.
  • DSP-worx Bass Source Filter/Decoder v1.5.2.0 x86.
  • Haali Media Splitter/Decoder x86 & x64 - For MP4, MKV, OGM and AVI files.
  • LAV Splitter 0.78 x86 & x64.
  • ReClock Video renderer v1.9.0.0 x86.
  • xy-VSFilter v3.0.0.211 x86 & x64 - Subtitle Readers.
  • CDXA Reader v1.7.13 x86 & x64 (Legacy version is 0.69).
  • Icaros 3.3.2 x86 & x64.
  • Application Tuning - Changes the default settings for Media Player Classic, NVIDIA 3D Vision Player, and Stereoscopic Player.

  • Package Utilities:

  • Media Player Classic Home Cinema 2.1.7 x86 - Selectable by right-clicking on any file.
  • Disc Handler - For double-click playback on BluRay disc icons in Windows Explorer.
  • Codec Settings GUI - This allows the user to modify codec, graphics, and sound settings.
  • Codec Settings UAC (User Account Control) Manager - Copies settings between users.
  • Update Checker - Checks for updates once every 7 days (Administrator only).
  • Tray Menu - Gives easy access to codec utilities and allows fast audio profile switching.

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