Windows Vista Media Center: How To Play Xvid And Avi Files?

Windows Vista Media Center won't play Xvid and Avi files, even if Windows Media Player will play these files. If you want to add support for third party codecs including Xvid and Avi files in Vista Media Center then you need to install the Media Control Plugin For Windows Vista Media Center. This plugin allows […]

Windows Vista Media Center won't play Xvid and Avi files, even if Windows Media Player will play these files. If you want to add support for third party codecs including Xvid and Avi files in Vista Media Center then you need to install the Media Control Plugin For Windows Vista Media Center. This plugin allows Windows Vista Media Center to utilize te FFDShow decoder, which needs to be installed seperately, and adds support to Vista for MPEG-4 video formats like DivX, Xvid, H.264 and also alllows MP3, AAC, Dolby AC3, and OGG Vorbis audio files to be played back.

Download: Media Control Plugin