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Codec Tweak Tool
MediaInfo Lite
VLC Player

Preferred Filter Tweaker for Windows 7
K-Lite Video Conversion Pack

Codec Tweak Tool

This is a stand-alone version of the tool that is included in the K-Lite Codec Pack.

With this tool you can do things like:

  • Scan the registry to detect and remove broken references to codecs and filters.
  • Generate a detailed log of all installed codecs and filters.
  • Enable/disable more than 250 popular codecs and filters (if they are installed).
  • Manage preferred source filters (a.k.a. splitters).
  • Reset settings.
  • Backup and restore settings.
  • Adjust preferred decoders on Windows 7/8.
  • Various tweaks for disabling MS codecs on Windows 7/8.

XP/2003/Vista/7/8

[ Version 5.9.1 | 0.9 MB | September 23rd 2014 ]

Type:Location:Hosted By:Speed:
HTTPMirror 1MajorGeeks***
HTTPMirror 2Betanews***
HTTPMirror 3download.hr**

MD5: 1a8984e7629c73abb8dfd4ed0d359179

MediaInfo Lite

This is a tool to analyze media files. It can give you information about the audio and video format, video resolution, duration, etc.
It optionally includes a shell extension for Windows Explorer. When installed, it will show you information when you move your mouse pointer over the media file.

XP/2003/Vista/7/8

[ Version 0.7.70 | 1.7 MB | September 3rd 2014 ]

Type:Location:Hosted By:Speed:
HTTPMirror 1Betanews***
HTTPMirror 2MajorGeeks***

MD5: 16723b528ab5a524361d39219a1cfb4e

VLC Media Player (a.k.a. VideoLAN)

VLC is an excellent movie player. It has its own plugins for playing different movie formats, so it doesn't need any codecs to be installed. It plays almost everything and also works great for previewing partially downloaded files.

[ Version 2.1.5 | 23.6 MB | July 27th 2014 ]

Type:Location:Hosted By:Speed:
HTTPMirror 1videolan.org****

SHA-1: bc5e2b879c110c7702973fa3c380550ea2856689

 

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