OT: Does anybody know an "official" h.264 directShow filter for windows?

Sean Cole (Pi) sean at pidigital.co.uk
Tue Aug 29 10:47:36 EDT 2017

Hi Tiemo

WinXP: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=507
Windows 7:
Windows 8 N & KN:
Windows 10 N & KN:

The official Intel H.264 SDK:

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On 29 August 2017 at 09:13, Tiemo Hollmann TB via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> It is so frustrating after struggling for years with the Quicktime
> installer
> on windows, all my hope on the new "native" video player is lost.
> Since Windows doesn't support h.264 videos on its old directShow API, you
> have to install a h.264 codec/filter to playback h.264 videos with
> LiveCode.
> Up to now, I only have found the "LAV Filters" package, which includes an
> directShow mp4 filter. Generally this works fine, but I have customers with
> Windows 8.1 and 10 machines, who can't play my videos, the screen just
> keeps
> black without notice. Beside of the "K-Lite Mega Codec Pack", which at last
> only is a bundle for the LAV filters I didn't found any other directShow
> mp4/h.264 filter, not to mention any "official" installer. Has anybody
> found
> any other directShow mp4/h.264 filter yet?
> On the other hand, since this total black out only happens on certain
> machines, it could be anything from the video card driver to missing media
> components in windows. But here also I didn't found yet any hint or clue.
> Thanks for your experiences
> Tiemo
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