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Vista Codec Package Updates to Version 4.7.2

Posted by: , 23:02 AEST, Fri July 25, 2008

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Vista Codec Package takes the best codecs and settings and allows playback of DVDs and other movie formats in Windows Vista

Vista Codec Package is a free codec pack (freeware) for Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows NT. With Vista Codec Pack package installed, you won’t need to install any other codec or filter. The codec pack combines all the best and popular codecs available in the world.

The author also tracks down the latest updates to the codecs used in the pack, and tests their functionality before been updated and included in the package, plus resolve all possible conflicts.

The official change log for version 4.7.1 is as follows:

  • update ffdshow to rev. 2035
  • update 10 of Gabest decoders
  • add shortcuts for DVR-MS settings
  • add several filetype recognitions to WMP11
  • Vista Codec x64 Component Changes:
    • update ffdshow to rev. 2035
    • update 9 of Gabest decoders
    • add shortcuts for DVR-MS settings
    • add several filetype recognitions to WMP11
    • add shortcuts to toggle libavcodec version (audio related)


The official change log for version 4.7.2 is as follows:
  • add thumbnailing for several filetypes
  • improve MP4 shortcuts (splitter choice)
  • update ffdshow rev 2045
  • update AC3filter rev 1.51a
  • update Gabest's splitters/decoders rev 673
  • add spdif configuration (not installed by default)
  • PLS playlist recognition (not installed by default)


You may download this updated version here.


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