The FFDSHOW video decoder is a DirectShow decoding filter for decompressing any of the following formats such as DivX, XviD, H.264, FLV1, WMV, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2, MPEG-4 movies.
FFDShow MPEG4 Video Decoder
It also uses the libavcodec from the ffmpeg project for video decompression and the postprocessing code from mplayer to help enhance the visual quality of any low bitrate movies. It is based on the original DirectShow filter which is from XviD, which is GPL’ed educational implementation of MPEG4 encoder. Note that this application can only run on computers with MMX (MultiMedia eXperience) support.
The FFDShow MPEG4 Video Decoder uses a variety of video decoding algorithms and techniques. This to render high-quality video playback. It also supports multiple video formats, including MPEG-4, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV, and more. It also provides various video processing features, such as brightness, contrast, and saturation adjustments, noise reduction, and post-processing effects.
The FFDShow MPEG4 also uses a number of techniques to decode the H.264 video files. These including the hardware acceleration if available on the computer’s graphics card. To convert the file you can also download Handbrake to convert the file. You can use this converter and simply choose H.264 as the output format. Once you have selected the export format and then click on start and wait for the process to complete. See also the x264 video codec on here.
If you cannot play a file such as the GMP4 file then also see the GeoVision CCTV MPEG4 Codec which is normally a problem with GOM Player. Also the FFmpeg for Audacity is on here. This as the codec for surveillance cameras. See also the CoreFlac Decoder as well.
Updated: 17 Jul 2014
Updated: 30 September 2014