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#25258 16-Aug-2008 19:30
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This codec pack on this website seems to include CoreAVC 1.7 Pro
I have not tested it yet, but the installation program lets you choose which codec you can install, so you can just select coreavc and nothing else. I can not guarantee it is not a trial or tell you whether or not it includes adware/viruses or anything else, and if it is legal or not.

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/Codec.htm


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 Codec 8.3a
Updated: 9 Aug 2008 | Freeware | 4.76MB | Downloads: 377305
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One of the most advanced codec packs with essential codecs to play many popular media formats.


 

Codec has the most powerful, user-friendly and fully customizable installer to keep your Windows in great condition. Forget about unnecessary files and bad registry entries!

Features of Codec 8.3a :

- CoreAVC Video Codec 1.7.0.0
- DivX 6.8.4 Codec
- XviD 1.1.3 (27.04.2008)
- CoreAAC Audio Decoder 1.2.0.575 rev.3
- AC3Filter 1.50a

Changes from Codec 8.3 to Codec 8.3a :

- DivX 6.8.4 Codec [Updated]

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  #157456 16-Aug-2008 20:48
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It seems to play with GPVR.  It freaked on tv3's starwars,  but my computers under load as I am transcoding ts to xvid.

I am recording some arts from TVNZ6 to see what that is like with this new codec version.


 
 
 

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  #157464 16-Aug-2008 21:26
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Software H.264 decoding = FAIL
"I can not guarantee if it is legal or not" = FAIL
"Free", a hyphen (" - "), and any other words in a URL = FAIL
This thread = FAIL

In fact, just...

FAIL








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  #157465 16-Aug-2008 21:34
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Seriously... I encourage no one to visit a site like that. You are just beggin' fo yo Windows box to be pwned. The software is commercial software, and the publishers own website offers a trial, or a purchase. So this site is sure not giving it away free legitimately. There is probably at least an element of:

piracy
malware
spyware
vx
trojan

or any or all of the above (some of which are more than one of the above if you get my rant).

Advice: Buy some hardware that does 264.









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  #157475 17-Aug-2008 00:35
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Free codecs is a pretty legit site i think (in terms of viruses etc), so its the element of piracy then(yarrr).

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  #157478 17-Aug-2008 01:54
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I read run of the comments on the website, claiming that it contained a virus, however avast didn't pick any viruses up.
I am going to stick to using powerdvd8 for now with H.A. off until i get a gforce 8500/8600 card.




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  #157858 18-Aug-2008 23:30
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There are other safer places to get coreavc from.

It largly works for me watching stuff here, after recording and playing the .ts file - watching live it a mess however.




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