H.264

Below, you will find information about tools and features for our DivX Plus™ HD format, which is H.264 video, surround sound AAC audio, in an MKV container, along with metadata and features, some of which are introduced below. Feel free to download and use our reference tools for non-commercial use, and let us know if you have any questions in our DivX community forums.

DivX 7 Playback Preview

Our third Project Rémoulade release is a preview of the new playback components from the upcoming DivX 7 bundle. Building upon past releases, DivX Player 7.0 Beta 1 now features support for MKV files containing high definition H.264 video and surround sound AAC audio! The preview also includes components that extend support for the MKV container and H.264 video to most Windows media players.



Update: The DivX 7 Playback Preview has been superseded by the release of DivX 7. Click here to read the complete original article.

DivX H.264 Decoder Beta 3


The third beta release of the DivX H.264 Decoder improves performance for older AMD CPUs, introduces preliminary support for DVB applications, adds support for baseline profile, and greatly improves stability of the decoder.



Update: This version of the H.264 Decoder has been superseded by the release of DivX 7. Click here to read the complete original article.

DivX H.264 Decoder Beta 2

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Beta 2 is here!

Thanks to a wealth of feedback since our first beta release last week, we have already completed work on many improvements to the decoder and still more are underway. Once again, we ask for your help testing and we look forward to seeing more of your results



Update: This version of the H.264 Decoder has been superseded by the release of DivX 7. Click here to read the complete original article.

DivX H.264 Decoder Beta 1


Features of the DivX H.264 Decoder

 
  • H.264 Main, High, High 10, High 4:2:2 profiles
  • Full interlace support (MBAFF, PAFF, mixed)
  • Multithreading supporting up to 8 CPUs
  • Optimizations for MMX, SSE, SSE2

Configuring the decoder

Once installed the decoder can be configured either by accessing the filter property page from a host application (i.e. a media player), or by selecting the H.264 Decoder Config link in the DivX programs group on your Start menu:



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The options that can be set include: