How can I view video encoded in the MainConcept codec without purchasing their decoder.
Posted on 2011-09-21
We have obtained a file saved from a “H.264 Network DVR”. We are now having an extremely difficult time viewing the video because of the “MainConcept AVC/H.264 Video Decoder” codec used. The video is saved with a “.264” extension. We have tried opening the video in VLAN player and CyberLink DVD PLayer and have installed several commonly available codecs with no success.
The video will play in Windows Media Player on one computer successfully, and will list the codec, but cannot get to play on any other machine. Unless, that is, we install the MediaConcept Showcase (demo), which will play the file with a watermark.
Any idea where we could obtain the software to view these video files, preferrably for free?