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What Video Codecs Are For


Codecs (compression/decompression) are software drivers for encoding and decoding media files, despite any application. For example, a DivX codec is required to play a DivX movie. Continue reading to discover how video codecs are used.

What Are Video Codecs For?

Video codecs can be hardware-integrated devices or software. The following are some places where you can download video codecs: DivX codec (free); and Xvid codec (free).

Codec packs also exist, which provide you with a set of codecs in one single download. For example, you can download SLD codec packs here.

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