There have been quite a few updates in March that we’ve not had time to write about, below is a quick summary
Version 1.6 of MPC-HC supports interlaced VC-1 streams. The MPC-HC standalone codec is currently the only x64 codec that can do this.
The official website of Haali Media Splitter is down. Fortunately there are still mirrors available, and alternatives like LAV & MPC-HC.
It’s been a little while since I checked, and since then the MPC-HC developers have released 3 new final releases. The current release is 126.96.36.19903. As usual there is an x86 player, x64 player, x86 standalone filters and x64 standalone filters.
After almost a year without any new official releases the MPC-HC developers have released 1.4.2499.0. As usual there is a x86 player, x64 player, x86 standalone filters and x64 standalone filters.
Pulling together a lot of previous posts here is a guide on how to build and set up a fully featured DIY HTPC from scratch…
I’ve previously posted several times about codec issues on 7mc, but I’ve now got a solution that is comprehensive, fairly simple and works consistently. With a few free codecs and utilities you can have full decoding support, DXVA, subtitles and fantastic flexibility working in 64bit (or 32bit) Media Center. The following instructions are specific to… Read more »
I was asked to investigate why some video capture utility which is part of the software package for the Quizdom Tablet wasn’t loading correctly on a particular laptop. Investigation revealed that quizdom used the XviD codec and installs it as part of its setup routine. The laptop in question already had a video codec installed… Read more »
Just a very quick note — The latest version of media player classic home cinema and the standalone codecs seem rather elusive. The place to go for alpha and beta releases is XvidVideo.ru
Here is a quick list of links to useful x64 codecs and related utilities that are compatible with Windows 7 x64 (64-Bit) edition…