I need an all-purpose, one-stop codec pack

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  1. stolid_agnostic

    stolid_agnostic One who is both stolid and agnostic. Get a diction

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    I have lots of old/misc videos that require odd and out of date codecs

    i've tried several packs over the years (I used KDE for years), but they always seemed to have problems


    what is a good codec pack that will do at minimum the following:

    1) decode any m*** style file (mpeg, mp3, etc), especially legacy files
    2) decode old avi files
    3) decode all real formats without having to install their software
    4) decode all quicktime formats without having to install their software
    5) decode all divx formats without having to install their software
    6) decode more contemporary formats like .ogg, etc
    7) not be stupid and buggy
    ??

    basically I would like codecs for everything that do not require additonal software and can use either their own (one) player or something like winamp/media player

    I hope you guys have some good suggestions!
     
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    download vlc media player.
     
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    Vlc to play.

    Mplayer to convert.
     
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    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    I use klite codec pack, and it will do all that you mentioned.

    You have to turn on all the settings manually in the enclosed Media Player Classic.

    But it's been pretty great for me.
     
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    klite mega codec pack.

    do NOT install any of it's players. Use VLC if you need a diff player.
     
  6. stolid_agnostic

    stolid_agnostic One who is both stolid and agnostic. Get a diction

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    ok that was probably my problem in the past - it seemed like klite would do everything but the player was crap

    what about this?

    http://www.cccp-project.net/
     
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    stolid_agnostic One who is both stolid and agnostic. Get a diction

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    alright here is what I decided on (after some research and advice)

    Klite will have all the codecs that one would need, but tends to be a bit messy by installing EVERYTHING

    the CCCP installs all of the codecs and filters that are essentially necessary for the vast majority of files.

    if you get the real alternative light and quicktime alternative lite, it pretty much gives you everything you need

    http://www.free-codecs.com/download/Real_Alternative.htm
    http://www.free-codecs.com/download/QuickTime_Alternative.htm

    apparently the CCCP can play most divx formats because they are avi but without some advanced features


    I'm cool with that!
     
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    or you could stop being a tard and just get klite and actually click the checkboxes for what you WANT. Instead of being a tool and complaining that it installs everything because you're a brown-eye-nugget that just clicks through the installer without reading.
     
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    stolid_agnostic One who is both stolid and agnostic. Get a diction

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    stolid_agnostic One who is both stolid and agnostic. Get a diction

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    i also like defiler pak
     
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