[PD] CRAZY! mcdvd_32.dll

chris clepper cgclepper at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 17:19:12 CEST 2008

I recall having problems with some of the commercial DV and JPEG codecs on
Windows.  A lot of these are legacy VfW codecs and not DirectShow filters
and they seem to be written to work only in Premier or some other editing
app.  The best solution I found was installing FFDShow which includes a
large set of codecs that are pretty stable and perform well.

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 7:51 AM, matteo sisti sette <
matteosistisette at gmail.com> wrote:

> > > So what is mcdvd_32.dll?
> >
> > MainConcept DV Codec according to
> Yeah sorry, it was kinda stupid of me to ask that question to the list
> rather than to google.
> > I am not sure, but try moving the dll out of the way,
> I removed it and it work. It wasn't easy though; I tried to uninstall
> it politely in the "video codecs" panel of Windows' Device Manager...
> but it just wouldn't disappear. So I deleted it manually, and even if
> according to Windows it is still in the codecs list, GEM now works
> fine.
> At first I thought the file was magically regenerating itself, since
> after deleting it it and searching it would still be found... but then
> I realized it was found in the Trash.
> Thanks
> m.
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