Microsoft Camera Codec Pack is an extremely free software video codec download available only for Windows operating systems. The Microsoft Camera Codec Packs allows users of Windows operating systems to install and use the free Microsoft-built proprietary digital camera video codecs like the open-source Camstudio codec. Camstudio is the most popular digital video compression codec developed for the Windows environment. The free Windows port of Camstudio has advanced video compression options including a highly optimized a fast optimization algorithm for high video compression rates, an optimized transfer method for reduced file size with high quality video, the ability to compress the codec without reducing quality, a registry cleaner, and a host of additional features. Camstudio is an ideal solution for anyone wanting to convert video files into digital cameras using their Windows-based computer system.
The Microsoft Camera codec pack allows users to easily edit and tweak digital camera videos. The software can be used on any Windows-based system including computers, laptops, tablet computers and Windows-based handheld devices such as the Blackberry. The software has also been ported to the Apple Macintosh computer platform and to the Linux operating system. A free demo version of the software is available from the Microsoft Windows Store. The free software can also be purchased online, from the official Microsoft website, from third-party download services, or from computer retailers who offer Microsoft product accessories.
Users need only to download and install the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack in order to view and edit digital camera files from Microsoft Windows-based systems. After installation, all users need to do is to connect their digital cameras to the computer, open the Microsoft Windows Vista Windows Registry Editor, and search for the Microsoft Camera codec pack entry. The software will automatically detect all known camera file formats and file extensions. It will then display a list of file extensions that the system can read. Click on the desired extension, and the software will allow the user to select and convert the file formats to Microsoft Windows format.