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Old 05-07-02, 10:21 AM
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where do I get CODECs?

I did a reformat a while ago and now can't play some of the movies I have.

I'm guessing they are divx, but I think I'm missing a couple other codecs too.

Is there a website that has all the popular CODECs for download. (the builtin downloader in media player never works for me.)

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Old 05-07-02, 11:15 AM
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You can get the Divx codecs from www.divx.com What other codecs do you need?
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Old 05-07-02, 11:55 AM
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If you're using Windows Media Player, most of the codecs will download automatically - EXCEPT divx - which can be found at the address mentioned above: www.divx.com
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Old 05-07-02, 12:41 PM
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here are more divx codecs

http://www.divx-digest.com/software/index.html#codecs

btw: this is a great site and has tons of DVD/divx stuff.
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Old 05-07-02, 04:56 PM
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Here is one of the best places I have found for downloading most if not all of the codecs....here ...The other thing you can do is rightclick on the file that won't play and then select properties. Some will then offer you a preview tab. If you select this it will usually list the file you are missing that is necessary for playback.
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