need an AVI reader

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  1. DarkSpace
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    What's the best Free AVI reader. Legal is prefered actually I just want a legal one
     
  2. Salamantis

    Salamantis GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Get VLC.
     
  3. arctic_flame

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    Windows media player.
     
  4. DarkSpace
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    I'm on vista and it seems that Windows Media Player won't read the AVI file.
     
  5. FAST6191

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    AVI is just a container (think zip file, almost anything can be in it)

    This being said CCCP puts together a nice pack containing all you need:
    http://www.cccp-project.net/
     
  6. juggernaut911

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    too bad CCCP hasn't made a package since january
     
  7. Mewgia

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    Are there any new codecs that have been made since January and need to be in the CCCP pack?
     
  8. Jax

    Jax Pip Pip Cheerioink!

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    L.A.V.
    K-Lite >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> CCCP
     
  9. MR_COW

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    VLC is the best media player for any format. Free, works on any platform, and compatible with freakin anything.
     
  10. juggernaut911

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    MPC>VLC
     
  11. Banger

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    CCCP and K-Lite are kinda crap. Either just go with VLC, MPC or GOM or even WMP. All shall work fine.
     
  12. jaxxster

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    i use vlc here and its a charm.
     
  13. suppachipmunk

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    I use WMP with CCCP.

    I like WMP because of the pretty interface and the ease of use to rip and burn music cds.

    I use VLC as a last resort because it is just a plain media player. But VLC is by far the best thing ever to grace the porno downloading scene. [​IMG]
     
  14. FAST6191

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    A simple original question does not need us derailing the thread but OK
    k-lite last I checked it was one of those really bloated packs and things do not seem to have changed:
    http://www.free-codecs.com/download/K_Lite_Codec_Pack.htm
    There is FFDshow and xvid and divx all in one. Likewise there are 5 main mpeg2 decoders (6 if you count the somewhat unstable part of ffdshow)
    2 ac3/dts decoders/filters
    and so on and so on
    The "STANDARD" version is nominally better mind you by the looks of things.

    VLC, MPC or GOM or even WMP
    VLC, a fine player but not overly customisable.
    MPC, pretty good but it is usually being used with FFDShow and co that makes it.
    GOM, no comment as I have not played with it in several years.
    WMP, urgh. Wait the bass audio filter is not that bad.

    re: now new CCCP. As Mewgia points out it will work and you can do things by hand if it really becomes pressing (anyone on a vista machine should have enough to run nearly anything going).
     
  15. Seraph

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    This.

    Are people actually serious about VLC? Nowadays, whenever I see someone mentions VLC people usually laugh at them or troll them.
     
  16. Mewgia

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    I guess.

    I only use VLC for FLVs because MPC with CCCP doesn't seem to like them...