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Windows 7: Recommendation for codec for Win7 WMC 64 bit

02 Jan 2012   #1
SpikyOyster

Windows 7
 
 
Recommendation for codec for Win7 WMC 64 bit

Any recommendation for codec for Win 7 64 bit. Must be able to use in Windows Media Center.

Thanks.


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02 Jan 2012   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Best is to use none - if you want to avoid a mess. For codecs that Windows does not support (e.g. .flv), use VLC - it brings it's own codecs.
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03 Jan 2012   #3
Shark007

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

The Win7codecs with the x64Components addon will be your best bet.
Upon installation you are taken to a setup and usage page - read it.
These codecs are specifically designed with Media Center use in mind.
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03 Jan 2012   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Yeah, if any, go with the ones from Shark. Those are the only codecs I would tolerate.
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