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An open source filter for playing back MP4, H.264, DivX and XviD video files
Language: English
Ease of use: Not Rated
Latest Version: Rev. 4533 (generic/x64) (details)
OS Support: Windows 95 Windows 98 Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7
License: Freeware
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Download: ffdshow_rev4531_20140628_x64.exe   ffdshow_rev4531_20140628_x64.exe

Description:Download ffdshow - Official 64-bit build
Version:Rev. 4531 (Official) (added Jun 29, 2014 - view changelog)
Size:4.79 MB

Download: ffdshow_rev4533_20140929_clsid.exe   ffdshow_rev4533_20140929_clsid.exe

Description:Download ffdshow - clsid generic build
Version:Rev. 4533 (generic/x64) (added Sep 30, 2014 - view changelog)
Size:4.62 MB

Download: ffdshow_rev4533_20140929_clsid_x64.exe   ffdshow_rev4533_20140929_clsid_x64.exe

Description:Download ffdshow - clsid x64 build
Version:Rev. 4533 (generic/x64) (added Sep 30, 2014 - view changelog)
Size:4.8 MB

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From the Official Site :
ffdshow is a DirectShow decoding filter for decompressing DIVX 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.

Features :
  • fast video decompression using optimized MMX, SSE and 3DNow! code
  • support for different codecs: XviD and all DIVX versions
  • image postprocessing for higher playback quality
  • automatic quality control: automatically reduces postprocessing level when CPU load is high
  • hue, saturation and luminance correction
  • experimental sharpening filter
  • completely free software: ffdshow is distributed under GPL
  • noising (of course if you want it)

Playing back .MP4 H.264 encoded movies:


OS Compatibility:

Windows 95/Windows 98/Windows 2000/Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7

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Read Article: FLV to AVI Conversion Guide   FLV to AVI Conversion Guide

Description: A guide that tells you how to convert Flash Video (FLV) files to AVI (DivX/Xvid or using the original FLV1/FLV4 video without quality loss)

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