You are here

Installing DIVX codecs for VLC

5 posts / 0 new
Last post
Last seen: 17 years 2 months ago
Joined: 2007-04-15 21:29
Installing DIVX codecs for VLC

Sorry if it's a noob question, but is there any way I can get DIVX installed with the portable version of VLC? If so any hints on how to do so ? I didn't see anything in the forum or the FAQ page about this. Thanks for any input

BTW: I run portable appos off a 160 gig external hard drive so space is not an issue.

John T. Haller
John T. Haller's picture
Last seen: 11 hours 15 min ago
Joined: 2005-11-28 22:21
Built In

DivX and Xvid are built into VLC. Unless you're using the newer proprietary DivX codec -- which no one should be, since it's not compatible with anything except the closed-source DivX player.

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!

rogerslurchers's picture
Last seen: 14 years 10 months ago
Joined: 2006-01-14 11:37
Hi John,

Are the older Divx codecs OK?
If so, how old?



Simeon's picture
Last seen: 9 years 8 months ago
Joined: 2006-09-25 15:15
Take a look

They say DIVX (1/2/3) is supported.

"There is a computer disease that anybody who works with computers knows about. It's a very serious disease and it interferes completely with the work. The trouble with computers is that you 'play' with them!" - Richard P. Feynman

"What about Love?" - "Overrated. Biochemically no different than eating large quantities of chocolate." - Al Pacino in The Devils Advocate

Last seen: 17 years 2 months ago
Joined: 2007-04-15 21:29
My Bad

Sorry about that, apparently it works, but not on all computers, maybe it's a problem with the other comp I was using. Thx for the input!

Log in or register to post comments