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Windows 7: 64-bit codec on 32-bit application

14 Nov 2009   #1

windows XP
64-bit codec on 32-bit application

hi, If i have a 32-bit video player, on 64-bit OS,
Will i be needing 64-bit codecs?

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14 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 SP1 x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by priosteel View Post
hi, If i have a 32-bit video player, on 64-bit application,

Will i be needing 64-bit codecs?

The default Windows media player(as for most other player too) is 32bit.
That means that 32bit player is using 32bit codec.
Only if you use a 64bit player(or you want explorer thumbnails of your videos)
you should use a 64 bit codec.

But it doesn't hurt having them both(depends on codec pack!)
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