If you need codecs, make sure not to download malicious codecs online. The best solution is to download a media player with built-in codecs. More after the break.
I Downloaded A Codec 2011 Full.exe – What Is It?
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What Media Player Do I Need?
VLC should be able to play most of the video formats above. However, if you want to stand out from the crowd or simply need another media player, you can check our list of the 5 best free media players for Windows 7
List of Video/Audio Formats
1. StepThere are many versions of codecs available in the media industry; Basic, Standard, Full, Mega, 64-bit. 64-bit version of codec is made solely for 64-bit operating system.
2. StepCodecs are often required to play the following formats
- AVI that supports .avi, .divx file type
- Flash Video that supports .flv file type
- Matroska that supports .mkv, .mka file types
- MP3 that supports .mp3 file type
- MPEG-1 Formats that supports .mpg, .mpeg, .m1v file types
- MPEG-2 Formats that supports .mpe, .m2v, .mpv2, .mp2v, .m2p, .vob, .evo, .mod, .ts, .m2ts, .m2t, .mts, .pva, .tp, .tpr file types.
- MPEG-4 Formats that supports .mp4, .m4v, .mp4v, .mpv4, .m4a, .3gp, .3gpp, .3g2, .3gp2 file types.
- Ogg that supports .ogg, .ogm, .ogv, .oga file types
- WebM VP8 that supports .webm file type
- QuickTime that supports .mov, .hdmov .qt file types
- DVD-Video support
- FLAC that supports .flac file type
- WavPack that supports .wv file type
- AC3/DTS that supports .ac3, .dts file type
- AMR that supports .amr file type
- AMV that supports .amv file type
- Apple Lossless Audio Codec that supports .alac file type
- Monkey’s Audio that supports .ape, .apl file type
- MPEG-4 AAC that supports .aac file type
- Musepack that supports .mpc, .mpp file type
- Trackers that supports .xm, .s3m, .it, .umx file types
- OptimFROG that supports .ofr, .ofs file type.