Microsoft Resolves Bug Affecting Video Recording with WVC1 Video Codec

Microsoft has recently tackled a significant bug that disrupted video recording within Windows apps. 


The glitch caused frustration among users who heavily rely on video recording for online meetings, tutorials, and content creation.

The Bug's Impact

A recent Windows update introduced a bug that led to various issues during video recording through native Windows applications. Users faced frozen video feeds, distorted audio, and frequent crashes, hindering productivity and communication.

The Fix

Microsoft released a comprehensive update to address the video recording issues in Windows apps, allowing users to record videos seamlessly using built-in applications and third-party software.

The Role of WVC1 Video Codec

The WVC1 video codec plays an important role in enhancing conventional video compression methods used by Windows apps.

Offering significant improvements over the traditional codec design, which relies on discrete cosine transform (DCT) – a technique shared by other codecs like H.261, H.263, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4, WVC1 is also known as VC-1 and serves as an alternative to the widely used MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) video codec standard.

Leveraging sophisticated algorithms, WVC1 boosts video compression efficiency while preserving high-quality video streams, ensuring a seamless and reliable video recording experience within Windows apps.


With the fix in place, users can confidently rely on Windows apps for their video recording needs, knowing that Microsoft remains committed to delivering a seamless digital experience.

The use of WVC1 enhances video compression and contributes to improved video recording quality, further enhancing the overall user experience.


See also BrenTech's video: 
Microsoft uses KIR to fix Video Codec issues caused by Windows 11 KB5027303 & Windows 10 KB5028244

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