For Windows 11/10/8/7/2022/2019/2016:
For Windows Vista/XP/2003/2000:
Latest version: 4.5.8
File Size: 45.3mb
Price: $0 (Free)
Microsoft Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Server 2022, 2019, 2016
Any media player compatible with DirectShow
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".
x264 | x265 | h.265 | HEVC | 10bit x265 | 10bit x264 | AVCHD | AVC
DivX | XviD | MPEG4 | MPEG2 and many more.
.bdmv | .evo | .hevc | .mkv | .avi | .flv | .webm | .mp4 | .m4v | .m4a | .ts
.ac3 | .dts | .alac | .flac | .ape | .aac | .ogg | .ofr | .mpc | .3gp and many more.
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.
SD (Standard Definition), HD (High Definition) 720p, 1080p, 4k (Ultra HD), and beyond.
LAV Video decoder 0.76.1 x86 & x64 (XP/2000 version is 0.69).
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 0.76.1 x86 & x64 (Legacy version is 0.69).
Sony DSD Decoder 1.0 x86.
DivX Audio Decoder 4.1 x86.
DSP-worx Bass Source Filter/Decoder v18.104.22.168 x86.
Haali Media Splitter/Decoder 22.214.171.124 x86 & x64 - For MP4, MKV, OGM and AVI files.
LAV Splitter 0.76.1 x86 & x64 (Legacy version is 0.69).
ReClock Video renderer v126.96.36.199 x86.
xy-VSFilter v188.8.131.52 x86 & x64 - Subtitle Readers.
CDXA Reader v1.7.13 x86 & x64 (Legacy version is 0.69).
Icaros 3.1.0 x86 & x64.
Application Tuning - Changes the default settings for Media Player Classic, NVIDIA 3D Vision Player, and Stereoscopic Player.
Media Player Classic Home Cinema 1.9.19 x86 (XP/2000 version is 1.6.8) - 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.
Guide - How to set file associations in Windows 8.1 & 8
Guide - How to set file associations in Windows 11 & 10