GPL MPEG-1/2 DirectShow Decoder Filter
Downloading GPL MPEG-1/2 DirectShow Decoder Filter 0.1.2 from the developer's website was possible when we last checked. We cannot confirm if there is a free download of this software available.
The software is sometimes distributed under different names, such as "GPL MPEG-12 DirectShow Decoder Filter". The most popular version of the GPL MPEG-1/2 DirectShow Decoder Filter is 0.1. The actual developer of the free program is Peter Wimmer. The software lies within Multimedia Tools, more precisely Codecs. According to the results of the Google Safe Browsing check, the developer's site is safe. Despite this, we recommend checking the downloaded files with any free antivirus software.
From the developer:
GPL MPEG-1/2 Decoder is a free DirectShow MPEG decoder filter. It can be used to play MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 streams in any media player based on DirectShow. In addition, it can be used as DVD decoder for unencrypted discs.
GPL MPEG-1/2 DirectShow Decoder Filter solves the problem of how to stream MPEGs to DirectShow media players.
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