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best codec pack for windows vista [without any modification in WMC]

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Best Codec Pack for Windows vista home premium

  1. Vista codec pack From softpedia.com/free-codecs.com

    5.6%
  2. k-lite codec pack

    33.3%
  3. cccp

    50.0%
  4. Shark's vista codec pack

    11.1%
  5. Other-Please specify

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  1. freebird_9924

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    Hello,

    Which is best codec pack for windows vista?

    It should not mess up WMC functions [fastforward or reverse] etc.. and other things..instead all files shd be played in media center as default files are being played..

    i was using one form softpedia.net earlier..

    please reply and poll which one is best?

    Vista codec pack From softpedia.com/free-codecs.com
    k-lite codec pack
    cccp
    Shark's vista codec pack
    Other-Please specify


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    also specify how these all are different form each other..pros and cons of each if you know..
     
  2. Black Panther

    Black Panther Senior Moderator™ Staff Member

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    For me definitely k-lite.
    I can play any music and video formats, at least those I tried so far, even the 3gp from my cellphone.
    And I never had any issues or conflicts with any game (including Fallout3 and Oblivion which are known to be quite iffy to codecs).
     
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    I'll go with CCCP. :)
     
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    CCCP. Least conflicts and best stability out of all of them.
     
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    Cccp Ftw
     
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    I use to be a fan of klite, but a thread some time ago pointed me to cccp, which I have installed now. Ain't much of a difference imho.
     
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    more votes and reviews plz..

    any reviews of shark's codec pack?
     
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    CCCP is what I use hands down. No issues, switched over from K-Lite 2 years ago. Never going to go back!
     
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    CCCP is the best. It is common knowledge really. ;)
     
  10. mlee49

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    I use KLite, it simple and never had a problem with it. I use VLC player for my video's and some MP3's though.

    Windows Media Player hasn't given me any problems yet, but I have yet to try Windows Media Center as it's usually the most pickiest.

    So it also will depend on your media player in my opinion.
     
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    but it wont let us play videos in any programms like even in mediacenter.
    Is it true?
     
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    I use media player classic, zoom player, and Winamp. Windows media center should use the codecs too but I never try with it since it is not my player of choice for anything.
     
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    can u try and post for windows media center?

    also try in windows media player.

    Try .mkv or other format which isnt normally played by these players before installing codec.
    Thanks.
     
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    Just tried, it works in both as I thought. Used HD 720p and 1080p mkv's. ;)
     
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    Why I use CCCP:

    Looks sweet. 720P MKV.

    [​IMG]

    Too bad the JPG quality of TPU Capture is bad. Whatever. You get the idea.
     
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    I had klite but thought to try cccp & shark's codec so uninstalled klite and installed cccp codec

    now if I play movie in WMC, it's shaking mildly

    Uninstalled it and installed shark's but same problem.

    solution?
    Disappointed.
     
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