ADVANCED Codecs for Windows 7, 8 and 10 (formerly known as Windows 7 Codecs) is a codec pack developed by Vista Codec Package's developer, Shark007.
As previous pack, this one is an audio and video codec package, targeted this time to Microsoft Windows 7 and 8 operating system.

The installer will automatically remove most other popular codec releases from your computer before installing this concise yet comprehensive windows media center setup package.

After installation completes you do need to right-click the installed Settings Application shortcut found on the menu:
Start Button\All Programs\Shark007 Codecs and choose 'Run as Administrator'.

When the program opens, click the button to [associate filetypes] and Windows Media Player and Media Center will instantly recognize all your files as playable.

It does not contain a media player and it does not associate file-types.

With the ADVANCED Codecs installed you will be able to use any media player, limited only by the players' capabilities, to play all movies and video clips.

Streaming video is supported in several formats in all popular web browsers.

ADVANCED Codecs users have the ability to choose what is installed and where to install it using the public redistributable.

After installation you can select to remove specific portions without removing the entire package. You can also re-add the removed items at any time. pictures/screenshots/thumb/Advanced_Codecs_2.jpg

Vista Codec Package : With Vista Codec Package installed, you won't need to install any other codec or filter.

BoliGego Codec : BoliGego Codec Manager is a flexible collection of the most used codecs. [Important! The development of BoliGego Codec Manager was discontinued.]

Real Alternative Lite : Real Alternative Lite will allow you to play RealMedia files without having to install RealPlayer. This lite version does not include Media Player Classic.

Matroska Pack : Matroska Packs are collections of codecs allowing you to view Matroska media files and the most popular video formats using any DirectShow media player.


ADVANCED Codecs 6.1
on 19 April 2016 , reviewed by:

Shark removed all Adware and distributes a 100% clean installer beginning with version 6.1


ADVANCED Codecs 5.46
on 30 September 2015 , reviewed by:

Installs a lot of unwanted crap. Stay away from this.

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