Friday, July 27, 2007

codecs are not cameras

Streaming video on the web is created in many different formats including DivX, XviD and AC3. In order to view these streams you need special decoders, called codecs.

The best free collection of third party codecs comes from and not only does it incorporate into Windows Media Player, it includes a copy of Media Player Classic. It will play nearly anything without the overhead of the full-blown WiMP.

From the GuruNews