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Media Feature Pack for Windows 7/8/8.1/10 N/KN

This package is for those who have the N or KN edition version of Windows. These are special editions for the European and Korean markets. The difference with regular editions of Windows is that they do not include any multimedia players from Microsoft.

This package will install components such as Windows Media Player, Enhanced Video Renderer (EVR), Media Foundation codecs, and the Windows Media format codecs.

EVR is used by many video players including MPC-HC.
Media Foundation is used by web browsers and a lot of games.

Windows 10 version 1903 (build 18362 a.k.a "May 2019 Update"):

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You can also acquire it through Windows settings:
Settings > Apps > Apps & Features > Optional Features > Add a feature > Media Feature Pack

Windows 10 version 1809 (build 17763 a.k.a "October 2018 Update"):

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Windows 10 version 1803 (build 17134 a.k.a "April 2018 Update"):

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Windows 10 version 1709 (build 16299 a.k.a "Fall Creators Update"):

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Windows 10 version 1703 (build 15063 a.k.a "Creators Update"):

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Windows 10 version 1607 (build 14393 a.k.a "Anniversary Update"):

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Windows 10 version 1511 (build 10586):

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Windows 8.1:

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Windows 8:

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Windows 7:

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Additional Media Foundation Codecs

If you are using Windows 10, then you can download a few additional codecs from the Windows Store. These codecs can for example be used by the Movies&TV app (a.k.a. Films&TV) and Windows Media Player.

HEVC / H.265:

Download [free version] (requires a GPU capable of decoding HEVC)
Download [$1] (for other systems)

VP9:

Download

AV1:

Download

MPEG-2:

Download

Windows Media Format Runtime for Windows XP/Vista

This package installs all the codecs and runtimes that are required for playing the various Windows Media formats, such as .wmv and .wma files.

These codecs are normally already included with Windows as part of Windows Media Player. So you should normally only need this package if you have removed Windows Media Player or if you are using the special European N or Korean KN edition of Windows that does not include WMP.

Version 11 ~ 9.4 MB ~ Only for Windows XP / 2003 / Vista

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