Download of Windows 8 Codecs Pack 1.0 was on the developer's website when we last checked. We cannot confirm if there is a free download of this software available. The most popular version among Windows 8 Codecs Pack users is 1.0.
The actual developer of the free software is Web Solution Mart. Windows 8 Codecs Pack belongs to Multimedia Tools. 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:
It’s a set of free codecs that lets you play any video, audio, movie and music files. It install all essential codes, splitters and filters that your windows needs to play music and movies. For example, you can play any AVI, VOB, MP4, FLV, MEPG, MPEG, DAT, PS, TS, NUV, WMV video file.
You can also play any AAC, AC3, DTS, WV, Vorbis, MO3, XM, S3m, MTM, MOD, FLAC, TTA, APE audio file.
You may want to check out more software, such as VLC Codec Pack, Media Player Codec Pack Lite or XP Codec Pack, which might be similar to Windows 8 Codecs Pack.