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Standard Codecs(aka Win8Codecs(aka Windows 8 Codecs)) is an audio and video codec package for Windows 7 and 8. The installer will automatically remove most other popular codec releases from your computer before installing this concise yet comprehensive package. You won't need to make any adjustments or tweaks to enjoy your media content immediately. Windows Media Player and Media Center will instantly recognize all your files as playable. ADWARE ALERT! The installation contains optional adware like software suggestions, browser toolbars, etc.

Freeware/Adware
Win Win

Version:2.1.4 History
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Size:27MB



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  Latest version:
2.1.4 (August 29, 2014)


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Version history / Release notes / Changelog:
2.1.4
- update LAV filters

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Acronyms / Also Known As:
shark007 win8codecs, Windows 8 Codecs

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Jeremiah58, you clearly don't understand my comments. There are two installers, the outer installer that you download can install adware. It is not supposed to install adware without your consent. If it did, please report it to Shark007 on the official support site. I am not affiliated with Shark007 in any way - I just like his codec pack. Again, to eliminate the possibility of adware, extract the inner installer using 7Zip. I have upgraded to many new versions since using the 7Zip extract procedure and never had a problem with adware. If this is too difficult, please do use a different codec pack. I like this one.


Posted October 23, 2013 by . Tool version 4.2.8 using OS Windows 7
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10


@ V1de0Luvr
You are lying and talking nonsense, trying to deceive other users. Either you are the developer, or paid by him.
I downloaded current installer from the developer site here: http://shark007.net/win8codecs.html
On
that page the developer clearly said this: "MajorGeeks receives the distribution file directly from me.
It is currently 15.7MB and has an MD5 of af39c5a6b3b8bf7a1ecbb48d2b0c971e"
So, Shark007 is the one who packs the installer!
And there is no warning about the adware.
Now I repeat - this will install, not one, not two, but 4 very nasty adware programs without your consent. BEWARE AND STAY AWAY FROM THIS TRAP!



Posted October 23, 2013 by . Tool version 1.7.2 using OS Windows 8 64-bit
Ease of use 1 of 10 Functionality 1 of 10 Value for money 1 of 10 Overall score 1 of 10


I don't know if this is true that adware is installed without consent by the downloaded installer, because I always extract Shark007's installer using 7Zip, which does NOT install adware. You might do a little research before getting all hysterical...


Posted October 22, 2013 by . Tool version 4.2.8 using OS Windows 7
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10


AVOID NEW VERSIONS!
This is packed with several nasty adwares which install without your consent.
It completely froze up my system (Win8 64 bit) after installation and I had trouble even to boot up the system again.
I suggest that admins remove it completely from the download section.



Posted October 22, 2013 by . Tool version 1.7.2 using OS Windows 8 64-bit
Ease of use 1 of 10 Functionality 1 of 10 Value for money 1 of 10 Overall score 1 of 10


This works as advertised.
One minute to download and install, and it solves the problem about MPEG2 and other codecs missing from Windows 8. I've tested it for a week and all is fine.
Thanks to developer.



Posted February 10, 2013 by . Tool version 1.4.3 using OS Windows 8 64-bit
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