Play and import DV video with any tool. The Panasonic VFW DV codec works perfect with Virtualdub.
How to install Panasonic VFW DV codec :
- Uncompress the files from pdvcodec.zip archive, right-click on the PANADV.INF file and select Install.
- You may encounter a prompt saying: "The software you are installing for this hardware... has not passed Windows Logo testing..."; click on the Continue Anyway button.
- You should now be able to load DV-AVI Type-2 files with VirtualDub (and any other program that loads AVI files).
This version of codec cannot be installed on Windows 7 (I don't know about Vista - maybe even there), because it doesn't have installer - Windows 7 requires that you right-click an .exe file and then choose Run as administrator, and you can't do that with .inf ... read more
Panasonic DV Codec on 19 May 2008, reviewed by: Pete
This codec works fine, however it causes Windows Media player, Vegas, etc. to fail on certain files (non standard files, like video from digital still cameras) because it thinks it can play them, but in fact can't. V-dub will give an error message on loading ... read more