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Windows 7: Best Multimedia players/converters set?

11 Aug 2010   #1
soosa

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Best Multimedia players/converters set?

hi

I've finally upgraded to windows 7 and i want to know what is the best audio/video(or Codecs pack) set for my new OS (converting and playing them)
which supports almost all formats of video/audio?

note:

1. I have bought Roxio creator pro 2010 but is it enough?

2. if i have to download Codecs packs please tell me which is the best site for downloading free Codecs without Malware.

3.freeware will be nice but ready for buying Good Software

4. My OS is windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit


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11 Aug 2010   #2
soosa

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Still No Replays yet
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11 Aug 2010   #3
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Shark 007 Codec Pack for playback is great (shark007.net) and using that with WMP 12 will get you playing pretty much everything. As far as converting, Roxio is good though I'm not too knowledgeable on that part of it.
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12 Aug 2010   #4
soosa

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darician View Post
Shark 007 Codec Pack for playback is great (shark007.net) and using that with WMP 12 will get you playing pretty much everything. As far as converting, Roxio is good though I'm not too knowledgeable on that part of it.
thanks but do i have to download the 7 codecs + x64 omponents addon or just the 7 codecs pack? (my system is 64-bit)
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12 Aug 2010   #5
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

First install the 7 codecs and then the x64 components add-on. Also, if you ever do have to upgrade the pack, ensure you uninstall the x64 add-on first and then the 7 codecs.
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12 Aug 2010   #6
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

+1 for Sharks Codecs... its all you will need to play all video formats natively in Windows Media Player..
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12 Aug 2010   #7
soosa

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

what about k-lite mega codecs pack?

it looks so good

and what about audio/video converters?
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12 Aug 2010   #8
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10
 
 

I'm not sure if these will run on 64 bit, but it wouldn't hurt to check them out.....

I use Fast Video Converter Pro. I got it for free when they were offering a special, now it's like 24$ but it does convert everything quickly to any format. (music and DVD)

Holiday, Buy Fast DVD Ripper, Buy Fast Video Converter.

For free audio burning/converting software, you can try CDex

CDex | Open Source Digital Audio CD Extractor with more than 38,000,000 downloads

For free Video burning, try DVDFlick, it's freeware, a couple years old but does a good job of converting files to DVD for most formats, has lots of options (although limited Menu screens).

(NOTE: The program runs best when compatibility is set to XP Serv Pack 3)

DVD Flick

If you look around at this site you can find a plethora of free/pay items

http://www.videohelp.com/
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12 Aug 2010   #9
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I have one word for K-Lite: CRAP! Any time I've tried K-Lite on any system I have from a clean install, usually stuff goes haywire. As far as converters go, you have Roxio and that's pretty good as a converter. It depends on what you're converting for that an encoder can be recommended but as I said, Roxio is a good general purpose encoder, the upcoming version of Windows Live Movie Maker looks promising. Also Sony Vegas is very good, I've heard good things about VirtualDub as well (though I have no cluse how to use it).
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12 Aug 2010   #10
soosa

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darician View Post
I have one word for K-Lite: CRAP! Any time I've tried K-Lite on any system I have from a clean install, usually stuff goes haywire. As far as converters go, you have Roxio and that's pretty good as a converter. It depends on what you're converting for that an encoder can be recommended but as I said, Roxio is a good general purpose encoder, the upcoming version of Windows Live Movie Maker looks promising. Also Sony Vegas is very good, I've heard good things about VirtualDub as well (though I have no cluse how to use it).
okay i won't download k-lite

but what about media players like VLC,GOM,Real player...etc

just 7 codecs pack won't be enough (Power User)
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