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  1. psyko12

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    Sharks windows 7 codec pack or Combined codec community pack? :toast:
     
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    I have no idea. I am really stratified with CCCP. Its stable, compact and supports a lot. The only things which aren't supported are realmedia and quicktime. When I need those I use real alternative and qt alternative. Or I just watch the film trailers on youtube :)
     
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    K-Lite Codec Pack Full
     
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    Mega Pack
     
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    K-Lite FULL works for me.
     
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    K-Lite is good, but contains too much filters even for those files types, which you have/will never played/play. This will also cause dependencies problems --> jerky play --> no audio etc. Always use necessary filters only. K-Lite Full/Mega is good for Windows XP but for Windows 7, Shark's Windows 7 Codec Pack is more than enough.
     
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    I've never had a problem with K-Lite, but then I use W2K3. Perhaps there are issues with W7, so thanks for the heads-up.
     
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    I was using K-Lite but now I m using VLC player. VLC Players is good for every extension I use.
     
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    Well just recently found out Shark's 7 Codec pack, heh but I have been using VLC + CCP and MPC-HC as another alternative, but WMP12 also is a good player :D

    Tried sharks 7 codec it works good with wmp12 displaying subtitles and stuff but not really familar with it (codec pack config), so I stuck with CCCP and VLC and MPC-HC..

    If there are newer builds of MPC will I be able to update the 1 bundled with CCCP? If so how?

    Thanks you guys, it's been a while since I've asked help here.. :D
     
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    Cccp
     
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    klite codec pack works perfect in all windows for me, also dxva is easy to enable
     
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    only thing i am having trouble with is MP4 files even tho K-Lite is installed. How ever i picked up on this site for getting that stuff to work

    http://www.afterdawn.com/guides/archive/how_to_play_mp4_files.cfm
     
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    CCCP. I've never had a problem watching or viewing via PC / Ps3 or both my zunes.. Use the beta's that I've marked in the Anime Nation.. Their up to date, and I've never seen a problem watching anything threw that.
     
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    CCCP .. trust me ... set it and forget it
     
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    i had CCCP installed once and i couldnt get DVD Movies to play in WMP, yet K-Lite i could, that is with Windows XP
     
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    Either FFdShow alone or DivX+AC3 Filter. Nothing else. It also seems that DivX H.264 codec is pretty efficient. Not far behind CoreAVC really.
     
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    I use K-Lite with Vista X64 and it works great. No problems at all.
     
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    I always read that k-lite pack was evil. I just use mpc-hc and it does more then enough.
     
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    Every over-bloated pack is evil. Try to use as minimal number of codecs as possible.
    Codec packs usually pack all sorts of stuff that you'll probably never need.

    For 99,99% of videos you'll need:
    - DivX (which can decode XviD and generic MPEG4 as well)
    - AC3 Filter (for all the high quality movies)
    - H.264 (for HD video, latest DivX includes this with MVK splitter, otherwise you need some other H.264 codec and splitter)

    That's it. You don't really need anything else.
     
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    i think it is .MKV :)
     
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    tje joys of CCCP - its not bloated.


    its pretty much Xvid, FFDSHOW, haali and VSfilter - its pure minimum, but preconfigured to cover just about everything a codec pack legally can (its illegal to include quicktime, coreAVC or Real media codecs, like some packs do)

    and i've never ran into a file type it couldnt play either.
     
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    http://www.codecguide.com/
     
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    I use K-Lite, no problms with it!

    Plus I like Windows Media Player classic that comes with it.
     
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    MPC comes with many of the codec packs these days.
     

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