Windows 7 Codec Pack 4.0.1

Complete package of important codecs that can be automatically installed

  • Category:

    Codecs

  • Version:

    4.0.1

  • Works under:

    Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows 2003 / Windows XP / Windows 2000

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    5.1 (61)

The Windows 7 Codec Pack is a bundle of codecs that increase the versatility of your media players within Windows 7. These same codecs are often pre-installed on retail versions of Windows 7, but in some cases, they can become damaged or misplaced. If you're having trouble playing video or audio files on your Windows 7 machine, installing the Windows 7 Codec Pack is a good starting point for fixing the issue.

The file itself is incredibly easy to install using the wizard, and it will allow you to play many more type of audio and video files on your Windows 7 PC. Not only will the Windows 7 Codec Pack affect Windows Media Player, but you'll notice a difference in other media players as well.

Likewise, if you're having trouble hearing audio files ripped from CDs or seeing video files ripped from DVDs, the Codec Pack will likely help to resolve the issue. Included in the pack are both 32-bit and 64-bit codecs. The pack also contains support for video files ripped from Blu-Ray DVD discs.

The Windows 7 Codec Pack is perfect for anyone with damaged or misplaced codec files, as well as those who want to broaden the types of video/audio files their media players can read.

Pros

  • Easy to install and use
  • Useful to both beginners and experts
  • Useful for audio/video files ripped from physical media (CDs/DVDs)

Cons

  • After installing the codecs with the software, you might have to show third party media players which directory the codec files are in. This is not difficult, but it can be an annoyance for some.
  • Support only extends to Windows Vista, 7, and 8. Currently, this software does not support Windows 10.

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