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How to install/uninstall DLL and AX codec/filter files

Updated: 12 Apr 2014 | Views: 392022

Learn to install/uninstall DLL, AX files using command prompt.

How to synchronize subtitles?

Updated: 23 Sep 2013 | Views: 9683

Learn how to synchronize subtitles using DirectVobSub/VSFilter.

An easy way to play 3GP files

Updated: 12 May 2013 | Views: 412667

3GP is a file format specially developed for 3rd generation mobile devices and based on the...

How to play AMR files?

Updated: 1 Feb 2013 | Views: 6629

Some easy ways to play AMR files using Winamp or Windows Media Player.

How to fix divide error in module IVIAUDIO.AX at...

Updated: 22 Mar 2011 | Views: 21058

It exists in systems that have various Sound Blaster Live (Creative Labs) sound cards and WinDVD (InterVideo, Inc.) installed.

Downloadable & External Guides

Updated: 14 Oct 2009 | Views: 22245

A page with guides available for download & links to other external guides.

How to capture images from movies using Media Player Classic

Updated: 15 May 2009 | Views: 38256

There is nothing more easy! Open the movie with Media Player Classic and choose...

Audio Codec Tags

Updated: 12 May 2006 | Views: 51723

The list of most common audio tags and their corresponding codecs.

What do you need to know about codecs

Updated: 19 Feb 2006 | Views: 52691

Have you ever asked yourself "What a codec is?", "What's the difference between Lossy and Lossless codecs or Speech and Audio codecs?" and so on...?

The easiest way(s) to capture images from Windows Media Player

Updated: 20 Oct 2005 | Views: 26101

Pressing the "Print Screen" key while playing a movie file in Windows Media Player will not allow you to save the current frame. However, you can do it...

CD Ripping / Encoding Guide

Updated: 11 Oct 2005 | Views: 65702

Learn to rip your favorite songs from your favorite CDs, and encode those digital songs as high-quality MP3s, using CDex and LAME, the world's best MP3 encoder.

How to play AC3 files, or AVI with AC3 audio?

Updated: 30 Aug 2005 | Views: 72894

In order to play AC3 (Dolby Digital) files or DTS (Digital Theatre Surround) streams included in AVI/OGM/MKV files...

How to fix Class not registered or 80040154 error

Updated: 25 Jun 2005 | Views: 208570

"Class not registered" is one of the most annoying and frustrating error message I ever got because none of the video files can be played...

Fixes for MPEG4 videos

Updated: 14 May 2005 | Views: 21422

Remove blocky and smearing or bleeding effects.

How to Get the Codecs Downloaded Automatically to Windows Media Player

Updated: 11 Feb 2005 | Views: 70669

The default settings do not allow for the download of the codecs but fixing it is quite simple.

VBR encoded MP3 files, advantages (and disadvantages?)

Updated: 16 Jan 2005 | Views: 33135

With Variable Bit Rate MP3s, the encoder automatically detects which bit rate is most apropriate for the sound...

What Codecs Should I Use?

Updated: 11 Dec 2004 | Views: 133039

You have downloaded a video or audio file and you are unable to open it or it does not play properly. This can be due to a simple reason: a missing codec.

Checking Installed VIDEO and AUDIO Codecs In Windows XP

Updated: 11 Dec 2004 | Views: 111980

View your installed codecs in Windows XP without playing the guessing game.

DVD Digital Copy Protection (Madness)

Updated: 3 Dec 2004 | Views: 39558

Or the dirty little secret of DVD; few interesting things about CSS, RCE, DVD Region Coding...

What´s the difference between decoding, encoding, recoding and transcoding?

Updated: 1 Dec 2004 | Views: 29139

See the exact difference between these terms.

How to (re)install Default Codecs in Windows XP/2000

Updated: 27 Aug 2004 | Views: 125163

Install Microsoft ADPCM Audio Codec, IMA ADPCM Audio Codec and all default codecs.

Codecs Supported by Windows Media Player for Windows XP

Updated: 24 Jun 2004 | Views: 40924

A list of codecs that are supported in Windows Media Player for Windows XP.

Adding and Removing Default Codecs (and MCI) in Windows 95/98/Me

Updated: 18 May 2004 | Views: 51179

Removing and reinstalling a codec may solve problems playing a particular file type.

Four-Character Codes(FOURCC)

Updated: 4 Jan 2004 | Views: 75158

A set of codes that are four characters in length, introduced to clearly identify video data stream formats. They also describe the format of the data itself.

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