codec iv50

Codec IV50

Codec IV50



What is codec IV50..?

This is quite a commonly required codec that enables you to view video on your PC.

Intel Corporation developed the original INDEO (INtel viDEO) compression technology
to which codec iv50 belongs.

However, they sold this to a company called Ligos in 2001.

Many games, for instance, still require this codec and Ligos Technology now make a charge for it!

Can I get codec IV50 for FREE?

YES you can, but you will have to search around many different forums for an illegal copy!

NB - If you have a version of Windows XP that shipped before service pack 1 was added. Then you should have codec iv50 on your machine. When Microsoft shipped Windows XP with SP1 included the codec iv50 was removed!

You will have to pay for the  iv50 codec for Windows XP - you can get it here: codec iv50 ($15.00)

Please note - you install these codec's at your own risk. I offer no warranty or support!

You may have found this article after Windows Media Player gave you a FourCC error message IV50 - Just download codec iv50 using the link above and all should be well!

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