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afreeCodecVT determine what audio and video codecs are needed for your avi video. Get resources and links to download your required codecs.

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File size: 3MB
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2.0.88 (November 19, 2005)


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afreeCodecVT v2 - Whats New
' New Codec Library stores a listing of available definitions.
' Enhanced live update allows you to select which updates to install.
' Upgraded search panel to easily search afreecodec, google and afreeDLL.
' The visual GUI has been fully implamented.
' New tooltips that display additional support information.
' New option to "Open With VT" added to explorer menu. (Optional)
' Clicking FourCC / Audio Code displays codec library information.
' Clicking Audio / Video Codec begins a search option.
' Order in which sound plays onclick fixed to eliminate delay.
' New right click menu on videos for additional options such as zoom.
' Codec Wizard option added or easy access to online support.
' Lve update notification icon added to the bottom right.
' .AVI file verified to determine if the file is valid / complete.
' Basic information now displays resolution, frames and FPS.
' Download / Search icons added to basic info screen when available.
' Media Player progress bars for video and audio enhanced.
' Mini preview enlarged in new permanent position. (Lower Left)
' Application options limited until a video is loaded.
' Added option to view revision history in update area.
' New codec definition database for easy definition updating.
' Added additional help options.
' Fixed misc video and application bugs.
' New codec definitions updated and added.

v1.6.16 Revisions
' Added 'Preview Media' option for video testing
' Added progress bar to show parse progress
' AutoUpdate will check and download available updates
' Fixed dragging bug when accidentally holding
down mouse button with file dialog open over
draggable area of application.
' Adding docking to screen edges
' Copy to clipboard moved to detailed screen
' Search button disabled at startup, enabled when has content
' Window snapping allows being pushed beyond screen limits
' Changed fixed use of stream 0 in 'ReadSizes' to be stream in question
' Added check for reaching EOF before finding header (ie, not an AVI)
' Changed 'ReadInfo' so that passed structure is left alone if read fails
' Added feature to decode header flags into meaningful values, both global and per-stream
' Check that the FourCC code actually matched something, otherwise display message
' Check that file begins with 'RIFF', otherwise not an AVI
' Added check that read actually succeeds before trying to display details
' Changed 'flag' to actually show which flags are set, both global and per-stream
' Changed B to KB conversion to be division by 1024 instead of 1000
' Formatted KB to #0.00
' Formatted all large units to group thousands
' Added resizing to correct aspect ratio
' File size reduced dramatically with change in GUI format
' Removed Hover sounds which are changed on click
' Improved over performance eliminating delay[/b]

afreeCodecVT v1.5.7 @ 08-29-05
- New GUI interface
- Fixed Lockup when Audio / Video Length not determined.
- Added Error Handling to prevent lockups
- Advanced Video Details available
- Copy to Clipboard option
- Option to search afreeCodec Database
- Browser Control removed for efficiency
- Added options to load Codec Wizard, Faq
- Sound Bit on button mouseovers
- Removed Preview Video option
- Additional support links / partners added
- Reduced executable size dramatically
- Internet Connection detection removed
- Check for updates method changed
- Fixed / Removed unavailable options

- New "Preview / Test Video" option enables you to play your video before or after you install a codec to see if the video is working properly.
- Option to keep window on top of other windows.
- Live Update now checks, and notifies you of updates. You are also able to see what is new, and instantly download updates.
- ToolTip's are attached to main buttons.
- New image formats to reduce .exe size.
- Tweak menu handling to prevent window overlaps.
- Updated "How to use" instructions.
- Modified text strings, added "Audio Options" & "Video Options"
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I tried 5 avi's. Two of them it said where not avi's. Media Info, Video Inspector and Gspot identified them as xvid avi.
For the files it did identify it worked very well.

Review by danzeb on Nov 19, 2005 Version: 2.0.82 OS: WinXP Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 6/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 8/10

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