Windows 8 Codecs is an audio and video codec package for Windows. The installer will automatically remove most other popular codec releases from your computer before installing this concise yet comprehensive windows media center setup package.
The Application allows each user to maintain individual Windows 8 codec settings while at the same time seamlessly integrating any administrative commands directly into the users account. New users accounts are detected upon opening the Application and automatically inherit the Administrators settings.
It does not contain a media player and it does not associate file-types. With the Windows 8 codec package installed you will be able to use any media player, limited only by the players' capabilities, to play all movies and video clips. Streaming video is supported in several formats in all popular web browsers. Users of the Windows 8 media center codecs have the ability to choose what is installed and where to install it using the public redistributable. After installation you can select to remove specific portions without removing the entire package. You can also re-add the removed items at any time.