NEW! Icaros 2.2.3 is a collection of lightweight, high quality, Windows Shell Extensions, which is capable of providing Windows Explorer thumbnails for essentially any video media filetype. Icaros can provide Windows Explorer thumbnails, for essentially any video media format supported by FFmpeg which includes popular filetypes such as: Mkv, Flv, Avi, Mp4, Mov, Rmvb, M2ts, Ogm etc. It is capable of thumbnailing just about any file by adding its extension(s) to the optional filetypes box and re-activating Icaros. CLICK HERE to get in on the current development discussion.
1.1.3 FINAL is
a simple to use video file converter. The installer places
a shortcut on your desktop. You drag n drop a file or even an entire folder
onto the shortcut and it will create an MKV using the original
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This tool is especially useful to Windows 7 and 8 users who have trouble with video playback.
Adding files to the Windows Media Player Playlist
On the Help TAB of the 32bit Settings Application is a button to allow you to choose Windows Media Player Filetype Associations. Once you have used this button, you can Enqueue newly associated files to the Windows Media Player Playlist as depicted below. If for some reason this doesn't work for you, go back to the associations button, click No twice, consecutively, then select Yes. No reboot is required.
This will also work for audio files such as FLAC, APE or musepack.
Reclock Directshow Filter
- The purpose of ReClock is to help get rid of jerky playback of video
material on a PC. It's a DirectShow filter which is loaded in place of the
default directsound audio renderer.
* ReClock must be installed *after* PowerDVD or Arcsoft TMT 3
* Whenever PowerDVD or Arcsoft TMT is updated or reinstalled, ReClock must be reinstalled
TweakMC is a set of useful commands for Media Center Edition, adding additional flexibility to various areas of Media Center. Documentation and the Source Code is available as a reference to create additional custom TweakMC settings.
GraphStudioNext - will allow you to load your media files into a graphical interface and show you the codecs being used to render them. It will show your every DirectShow codec, filter and post-processor in-between you and your files.
Media Foundation Topology Editor This tool is the equivalent of Graphedit listed above but is specifically built for working with WMF introduced in Windows 7 and will allow you to build a topology by adding various topology nodes like source, transform, and output nodes. ( No separate x64 version exists)
DTS in WAV converter This small tool will convert unplayable DTS audio files (just static noise) which usually have a .wav extension into files that will playback using the Shark007 Codecs... instantly. Just drag n drop the unplayable file onto the downloaded executable.
MediaCoder is a universal audio/video batch transcoder distributed under GPL license, which puts together lots of excellent audio/video codecs and tools from the open source community into an all-in-one solution, capable of transcoding among different audio/video formats.
MeGUI is the most comprehensive GUI based ISO MPEG-4 solution. It supports MPEG-4 ASP (XviD & libavcodec MPEG-4) using mencoder, MPEG-4 AVC (x264) using x264.exe or mencoder, (HE)AAC audio using BeSweet & Nero AAC encoder and MP4 muxing using mp4box.