Windows Media Player 11 Codecs

There are many Windows Media Player 11 Codecs out there, I have chosen just a few that you may find of some use.

Video Codecs


A DirectShow decoding filter for decompressing DivX, XviD, H.264, FLV1, WMV, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2, MPEG-4 movies. It uses libavcodec from ffmpeg project for video decompression, postprocessing code from mplayer to enhance visual quality of low bitrate movies, and is based on original DirectShow filter from XviD, which is GPL'ed educational implementation of MPEG4 encoder.

Broadcam Video Streamer

BroadCam video streaming software is designed to broadcast live video using a webcam or pre-recorded video files as well as audio. BroadCam Video Streamer handles the audio and video stream compression, player format negotiation, bandwidth adjustment and serving over the Internet allowing for both broadband and dial-up connections.

Audio Codecs

AC3 Filter

AC3Filter is high quality freeware DirectShow audio decoder and processor filter used to decode audio tracks in movies (DVD, MPEG4 and others). It has a priority on wide functionality and convenient settings.


CoreVorbis is a DirectShow-Decoder for the Vorbis audio codec. It allows you to play files containing Vorbis-audio in many players, for example Windows Media Player, Media Player Classic or The Core Media Player.

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