Also known as its abbreviation WECP, the pack includes collection of filters to improve the quality of the audio and the video, as well as an automatic update service that also allows to perform it manually.
All the components come with an open source license and together they allow you to play nearly all formats and on any device: GP, AAC, AC3, APE, AVI, DivX, 3ivx, DAT, h.264, x264, AVC, Nero Digital, DTS, FLV, FLAC, HD-MOV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, M4A, MPC, MP3, MP4, MO3, MOD, MKV/MKA, MTM, OFR, TTA, OGG/OGM, S3M, Vorbis, VOB, WavPack, ATRAC3, XviD, XM, WV, UMX and a lot more.
It includes one of the best multimedia players that currently exist, Media Player Classic, a "4x4" player inspired on the classic Windows Media Player adding all the functions that that player lacked.
As the main difference in comparison with similar codec packs, Windows Essentials Codec Pack includes Microsoft AutoPlay Repair Wizard, that scans all the computer's devices to find erroneous AutoPlay configurations and fix them.
It has several configuration panels, that will allow us to adjust countless parameters without excessive complications.
A comfortable and reliable solution to play any kind of multimedia file on our PC.