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We collect information about installed codecs in the system

Modern multimedia technologies today have gone so far as to sort out the existing software solutions in this district has become very problematic. Therefore, even an individual who is quite erudite in the IT sector, when faced with problems when playing a movie masterpiece on a computer, he poses an unsophisticated task - how to get detailed information about the installed audio and video codecs in the operating system, including information about drivers, libraries, software modules also their versions? It is clear that without objection to this question, it is difficult to move further in search of a cause for malfunction.

However, meanwhile, the problem is completely solvable. How? Using the free Sherlock - The Codec Detective utility allows you to easily solve it (the application size is limited to eighty kilobytes) and it is also simple (just one exe file without installation) to solve it.

Sherlock provides the user with complete information about the installed software codecs in the system (version, related drivers, libraries, etc.), their developers and copyright. In addition, the resulting list is allowed to be saved in a text file, or sent for printing for further analysis as well. No doubt a handy utility. Take note.