Softpedia Editor's Review for ACE Mega CoDecS Pack
Ace mega codecs pack - a free collection of codecs, filters and tools that you'll find useful
Written by Bogdan Popa on January 14th, 2013
ACE Mega CoDecS Pack is a comprehensive codec pack that includes several codecs, video and audio filters and utilities that allow you to play any multimedia format out there.
Setting it up, however, is not at all easy. The installation process usually takes a few minutes, but you might need a couple of seconds to read all the instructions and decide which components should be installed.
ACE Mega CoDecS Pack offers you several installation modes, amongst which the simplest one is "Just Play". This is the most basic deployment package, while the Professional mode include basically everything and provides all the means for a clean and smooth media playback experience.
During our test we encountered absolutely no compatibility issue, but we highly recommend you to close all video or audio players before starting the setup process because keeping them open might block the installation of certain files.
Besides the codecs, ACE Mega CoDecS Pack also includes BS.Player to help you play all multimedia files, but also a number of useful utilities, such as tag editors, video converters, file mergers, DivX validators and Windows media diagnostic tools.
In addition, the installer may also drop multiple presets on your computer, as well as an antivirus module, a quick remove tool plus Media Player Classic Edition for media playback.
Overall, ACE Mega CoDecS Pack is definitely a smart choice, but it's addressed mainly to advanced computer users looking to make the most out of their multimedia files. Beginners can benefit from it too, especially that less complex bundles are available during the installation process.
ACE Mega CoDecS Pack description
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· CoreAAC Filter 184.108.40.2062 updated
· XviD 1.1.0 updated
· DivX 5.20 updated
· BSPlayer 1.02.812 updated
· MPEGable AVC updated
· MPEGable Directshow Filters 2.1 updated
· Matroska Muxer 220.127.116.11 updated
· Matroska Splitter 18.104.22.168 updated
· DC-DSP Filter 22.214.171.124 updated
· Dirac Splitter 126.96.36.199 added
· ffdshow 2004-10-12 updated
· MOD Source 0.5.0.0 updated
· monkey Source 188.8.131.52 updated
· OGGDropXPd 1.7.11 updated
· OGG Vorbis 1.1.0 updated
· Better browser support: Mozilla, Firefox, Opera and Netscape
· Improved installer
· The Plug-in installer has integrated
· Codec Pack searcher
· QuickTime 6.5.2 updated
· RealMedia updated
· Az XviD Quantization matrices files is in SystemSXviDQuantization matrices folder
· More XviD Quantization matrices
· Improved file externsion handling