X Codec Pack is a free set of codecs for playing audio and video files of many known types.
The X Codec Pack contains a variety of tools for working with multimedia, codecs for music and video playback, filters, decoders, plug-ins, and also the pack includes the Media Player Classic Home Cinema.
VirtualDub is a universal free software for capturing, processing and cutting video files in the following formats: VOB, AVI and MPEG.
You can use it to convert files from one format to another and compress the video to a certain size, resize video, edit some video segments, producing a separate recompression, edit audio tracks and much more.
Format Factory is a free software for converting music, video and pictures from one format to another.
Format Factorysupports all popular file formats for audio (MP3, FLAC, AAC, AMR, OGG, WAV), video (3GP, MPG, MP4, AVI, SWF, FLV) and image (PNG, JPG, TGA, GIF, ICO, TIF). The main advantage is the ability to convert file into many formats and recovery damaged media files, and all this is completely free.
ImgBurn is a freeware for recording CD / DVD / Blu-ray discs, and create ISO, NRG and other images.
The ImgBurnis one of the best programs among the software for "Disc recording", and that's all because it is freeware, supports multiple drives, and nearly all type of discs, including CD, DVD, Blu-ray and HD-DVD.
Microsoft corporation has released a new version of Windows Media Player for PCs with MS Windows OS, that allows play media files, copy and burn files to the compact discs, as well as listen to the Internet radio.
According to statistics, Windows Media Player is used by more than 30% of the Windows OS users. Microsoft has removed almost all the limitations in the program, released huge number of plugins, skins and visual surveys that improve the quality of audio / video player and extend its functionality.