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What is ffdshow v [2012-01-03]?

ffdshow is a media decoder and encoder mainly used for the fast and high-quality decoding of video in the MPEG-4 ASP and AVC (H.264) formats, but it supports numerous other video and audio formats as well. It is free software released under the GPL license, runs on Windows, and is implemented as a DirectShow and VFW decoding filter. ffdshow does not include media player or container parsers. Instead, after installation of ffdshow, compatible DirectShow or VFW media players such as Media Player Classic, Winamp, and Windows Media Player will use the ffdshow decoder automatically, thus avoiding the need to install separate codecs for the various formats supported by ffdshow.

About  (from ffdshow project)

ffdshow is DirectShow and VFW codec for decoding/encoding many video and audio formats, including DivX and XviD movies using libavcodec, xvid and other opensourced libraries with a rich set of postprocessing filters.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ffdshow\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ffdshow\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ffdshow v1.1.4222 [2012-01-03]

  • ff_libmad.dll - MPEG Audio Decoder DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_samplerate.dll - libsamplerate DLL built for ffdshow
  • libmpeg2_ff.dll - mpeg2dec DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_liba52.dll - liba52 DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_libdts.dll - libdts DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_libfaad2.dll - FAAD2 DLL built for ffdshow
  • xvidcore.dll - Xvid DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library (RAR decompression library built for ffdshow)
  • ff_kernelDeint.dll - KernelDeint for ffdshow
  • TomsMoComp_ff.dll - TomsMoComp for ffdshow
  • ff_wmv9.dll - ffdshow WMV9
  • ff_realaac.dll
  • ff_theora.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

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Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 10 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.37%
Windows XP 18.95%
Windows Vista 11.58%
Windows 10 2.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.58%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.48%
  Germany 9.57%
  Australia 5.22%
  United Kingdom 3.48%
  Belgium 2.61%
  Czech Republic 2.61%
  Italy 2.61%
  France 1.74%
  Russia 1.74%
  Portugal 1.74%
  Israel 1.74%
  Netherlands 1.74%
  BA 1.74%
  Malaysia 1.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.98%
Dell 22.22%
ASUS 15.87%
Hewlett-Packard 9.52%
American Megatrends 6.35%
Toshiba 3.17%
Compaq 1.59%
Alienware 1.59%
Common models
Acer Aspire 7745G 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.00%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.67%
ACER Aspire M5630 2.67%
Unknow Unknow 2.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite T135D 1.33%

Publisher URL: sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow


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