Open Source Codec Pack Downloads

Multimedia codecs allow encoding or decoding the signal and format of various types of multimedia files. This set contains codec packs or multimedia playing applications that include built-in codecs. All the entries of this list are open source.

Open Source Codec Pack download selection by Alex Urbach. March 22, 2015

VLC media player
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VideoLAN
VLC is a media player supporting most file formats and streaming protocols.
...that now you can pack an HD video into ...Player is actually an open-source project, focusing largely...
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Highly portable
Improved lossless audio in .mkv files
No spyware and user tracking
Subtitle display issues
Dirac DirectShow Filters
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Anuradha Suraparaju, Jonathan Rosser, Stuart Cunningham, Tim Borer, Thomas Davies
Dirac DirectShow Filter is an decoding filter program for Dirac (.drc) files.
...Dirac is a general-purpose video codec aimed at resolutions from QCIF ...state of the art codecs.
VLCPlus

VLCPlus

 FREE
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MCEscience-soft
Is a powerful media player, playing most of the media codecs and video files.
...keep track of a dozen codec packs you need to have ...installed. VLC has all codecs built-in. It comes...
MRockola

MRockola

 FREE
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MGHIK Technology
Versatile open-source media player to play back your audio and video files.
MRockola is an open-source multimedia and karaoke ...The list of supported codecs is not extremely long...
Comes with a nice equalizer
Allows you to configure hotkeys for all its main features
Supports lossless audio formats such as FLAC and ALAC
Dull interface
mplayerc

mplayerc

 FREE
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casimir666
MPlayer Classic is an extremely light-weight media player for Windows.
...or codecs. It has built-in codecs for MPEG-2 video and codecs for...
Combined Community Codec Pack
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CCCP Team
Combined Community Codec Pack is a video and audio codec pack.
...Briefly, Combined Community Codec Pack is a simple but efficient codec pack, suitable for any...
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full support for any kind of video and audio file

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Best free Windows Media Center replacements for Windows 10

Best free Windows Media Center replacements for Windows 10

...any additional codecs. Moreover ...users. These open-source tools feature a...
Change Default Applications and File Associations in Windows

Change Default Applications and File Associations in Windows

...files no longer open up in your ...applications (e.g., Skype) would open it up in...
Top 10 Video Players For Windows

Top 10 Video Players For Windows

...VLC is an open-source project so if ...to install additional codec packs and that...
Must-Have Apps for Windows XP

Must-Have Apps for Windows XP

...about which codec pack to download ...Pidgin. This open-source messenger will...
Put All Tasks Aside, It's Video Time!

Put All Tasks Aside, It's Video Time!

...set of programs: a codec pack, a converter and a web...