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Foobar2000 guides and tutorials

Updated: 7 Apr 2021 | Views: 3680 | Comments: 0

We're gonna list here the most interesting and useful guides and tutorials.

NEWS: Lyra - a new, high-quality and very low-bitrate speech codec from Google

Updated: 15 Mar 2021 | Views: 2732 | Comments: 0

Connecting to others online via voice and video calls is something that is increasingly a part of everyday life.

Is my PC able to play H.265 / HEVC media files?

Updated: 12 Mar 2021 | Views: 56341 | Comments: 0

When it comes to playing HEVC videos on your PC, any computer released in the past 5 years should be able to do it.

How do I install and use ffmpeg on Windows?

Updated: 8 Mar 2021 | Views: 5364 | Comments: 0

You can find a list of useful tutorials and guides for newbies and also advanced users.

How to play Youtube videos with AV1 codec?

Updated: 24 Feb 2021 | Views: 6162 | Comments: 0

Learn how to play Youtube videos encoded with AV1 codec.

Downloadable & External Guides

Updated: 20 Feb 2021 | Views: 39170 | Comments: 0

A list of multimedia related guides, available for download; and links to other external resources.

How to Open HEVC, HEIC and HEIF Files?

Updated: 20 Feb 2021 | Views: 23750 | Comments: 0

Some easy ways to open HEVC, HEIC and HEIF files.

How do I use rav1e and FFmpeg to create high quality video files?

Updated: 27 Jan 2021 | Views: 6094 | Comments: 0

Learn to use rav1e and FFmpeg to create amazing videos.

Recommended video tutorials about codecs

Updated: 14 Jul 2016 | Views: 10483 | Comments: 0

A few video tutorials, selected by us, about codecs, containers and formats.

How to install/uninstall DLL and AX codec/filter files

Updated: 12 Apr 2014 | Views: 623483 | Comments: 10

Learn to install/uninstall DLL, AX files using command prompt.

How to synchronize subtitles?

Updated: 23 Sep 2013 | Views: 53071 | Comments: 0

Learn how to synchronize subtitles using DirectVobSub/VSFilter.

An easy way to play 3GP files

Updated: 12 May 2013 | Views: 485306 | Comments: 9

3GP is a file format specially developed for 3rd generation mobile devices and based on the...

How to play AMR files?

Updated: 1 Feb 2013 | Views: 26238 | Comments: 2

Some easy ways to play AMR files using Winamp or Windows Media Player.

How to fix divide error in module IVIAUDIO.AX at...

Updated: 22 Mar 2011 | Views: 40099 | Comments: 0

It exists in systems that have various Sound Blaster Live (Creative Labs) sound cards and WinDVD (InterVideo, Inc.) installed.

How to capture images from movies using Media Player Classic

Updated: 15 May 2009 | Views: 76877 | Comments: 0

There is nothing more easy! Open the movie with Media Player Classic and choose...

Audio Codec Tags

Updated: 12 May 2006 | Views: 74771 | Comments: 1

The list of most common audio tags and their corresponding codecs.

What do you need to know about codecs

Updated: 19 Feb 2006 | Views: 82648 | Comments: 0

Have you ever asked yourself "What a codec is?", "What's the difference between Lossy and Lossless codecs or Speech and Audio codecs?" and so on...?

The easiest way(s) to capture images from Windows Media Player

Updated: 20 Oct 2005 | Views: 47301 | Comments: 3

Pressing the "Print Screen" key while playing a movie file in Windows Media Player will not allow you to save the current frame. However, you can do it...

CD Ripping / Encoding Guide

Updated: 11 Oct 2005 | Views: 145767 | Comments: 0

Learn to rip your favorite songs from your favorite CDs, and encode those digital songs as high-quality MP3s, using CDex and LAME, the world's best MP3 encoder.

How to play AC3 files, or AVI with AC3 audio?

Updated: 30 Aug 2005 | Views: 105928 | Comments: 2

In order to play AC3 (Dolby Digital) files or DTS (Digital Theatre Surround) streams included in AVI/OGM/MKV files...

How to fix Class not registered or 80040154 error

Updated: 25 Jun 2005 | Views: 297789 | Comments: 51

Class not registered is one of the most annoying and frustrating error message

How to Get the Codecs Downloaded Automatically to Windows Media Player

Updated: 11 Feb 2005 | Views: 104965 | Comments: 0

The default settings do not allow for the download of the codecs but fixing it is quite simple.

VBR encoded MP3 files, advantages (and disadvantages?)

Updated: 16 Jan 2005 | Views: 63254 | Comments: 0

With Variable Bit Rate MP3s, the encoder automatically detects which bit rate is most apropriate for the sound...

What Codecs Should I Use?

Updated: 11 Dec 2004 | Views: 255944 | Comments: 0

You have downloaded a video or audio file and you are unable to open it or it does not play properly. This can be due to a simple reason: a missing codec.

Checking Installed VIDEO and AUDIO Codecs In Windows XP

Updated: 11 Dec 2004 | Views: 158679 | Comments: 1

View your installed codecs in Windows XP without playing the guessing game.

DVD Digital Copy Protection (Madness)

Updated: 3 Dec 2004 | Views: 56754 | Comments: 1

Or the dirty little secret of DVD; few interesting things about CSS, RCE, DVD Region Coding...

What's the difference between decoding, encoding, recoding and transcoding?

Updated: 1 Dec 2004 | Views: 82584 | Comments: 0

See the exact difference between these terms.

How to (re)install Default Codecs in Windows XP/2000

Updated: 27 Aug 2004 | Views: 174991 | Comments: 2

Install Microsoft ADPCM Audio Codec, IMA ADPCM Audio Codec and all default codecs.

Codecs Supported by Windows Media Player for Windows XP

Updated: 24 Jun 2004 | Views: 64625 | Comments: 0

A list of codecs that are supported in Windows Media Player for Windows XP.

Adding and Removing Default Codecs (and MCI) in Windows 95/98/Me

Updated: 18 May 2004 | Views: 86833 | Comments: 0

Removing and reinstalling a codec may solve problems playing a particular file type.

Four-Character Codes(FOURCC)

Updated: 4 Jan 2004 | Views: 129619 | Comments: 0

A set of codes that are four characters in length, introduced to clearly identify video data stream formats. They also describe the format of the data itself.

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