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DivX

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.5
  • Total Downloads:
    77,974,041
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 16, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (15-day trial, some featurres limited); $9.99 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    988.98KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,176
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #27 in Video Players

Editors' Review

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DivX isn't just a powerful video converter, but a stylish universal video player as well. It can convert and play just about any video file you want and gives you plenty of advanced control over your product. Though some of its features are locked behind a paywall, it is worthy enough to be your sole conversion program.

In addition to a custom browser toolbar, this program's installation has a search page and home page takeover attached to the download. It tries to force you to accept one or the other, which is annoying. The program includes a video player in addition to a converter, but the two programs install separately from one another - you can't convert a video and then play it without launching the second program. DivX's player supports most formats and the converter lets you convert to just about any format you can imagine. However, the MPEG codec and a few others are only available as free trials that you have to pay to use after a certain amount of time. Some of the app's HD resolutions are only available if you upgrade to Premium, as well. Video converting isn't lightning fast, but it's not slow by any means. It took the program about two minutes to convert a five-minute video file. Video quality stayed intact.

While DivX won't blow you away with performance, the features and options the program offers merit plenty of acclaim. It deserves points just for being a video player and converter in one. Since DivX backs those options up with even more customization ideas inside the program, it's one of the better converters you'll find.

 
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1 stars

"Good software, bad company"

November 10, 2015  |  By graxions

2015-11-10 08:53:50  |  By graxions

 |  Version: DivX 10.4

Pros

Divx compression works well, it's fast and flexible but DON'T EVER UPGRADE TO A NEW VERSION.

Cons

The Installer pretty much tricks you into installing malware, adware type programs etc... Read each page carefully before you click next & carefully unselect items.

The product contains adverts despite having paid for a previous pro version . Having paid previously for an upgraded version I now find that I'm expected to pay again for a new version which I was pretty much forced to upgrading to and lost previous functionality.

You get a new version available message, you lose your paid for plugins and are expected to pay more money to get the new version to work as your previous version did.

Backing up mpeg2 files to Divx is very hit and miss when it comes to sound encoding. One update works then the next fails again then you find the next update takes you to a different version of the software which you have to pay for again.

Support is only through a pretty much ignored forum, they literally took my money and run leaving me with an upgraded trial version of a new product.

Summary

Avoid this company at all costs, they will take your money and then cause the software upgrades to require further payment down the line.

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1 stars

"Infested with Spigot malware."

November 04, 2015  |  By srshank

2015-11-04 11:37:17  |  By srshank

 |  Version: DivX 10.4

Pros

None. Infested with Spigot malware.

Cons

Infested with Spigot malware.

Summary

Infested with Spigot malware.

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2 stars

"DivX include Malware: pup. Optional Open Candy"

September 25, 2015  |  By Raytjo

2015-09-25 04:16:53  |  By Raytjo

 |  Version: DivX 10.4

Pros

Useable but not for all codecs. Not fluently all the time. Converter and player not closing down easily.

Cons

I paid for a license in 2012 for the Mpeg2 player, 27-07-2015 for the Video Pack also for the DolbyTHX license. .Now DivX company offers me a DivX Pro for ? 17,99 which includes Video pack and Dolby THX, software that I already paid for.

Summary

I'll keep the softwause I've paid for it. I'm using it sometimes. I've been ripped off already and DivX doesn't give refunds

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1 stars

"Worthless Software"

April 08, 2015  |  By Mike98

2015-04-08 02:50:23  |  By Mike98

 |  Version: DivX 10.2.5

Pros

No error(s) or problem(s) during the install.

Cons

When you buy a DivX movie from a website, you need the DivX Player to download this movie. After I downloaded this way 6 movies and burned these with the DivX Player or ImgBurn, all movies suddenly stopped playing more than one time when played on my Blu-ray Player and this Blu-ray Player has no problems with Blu-ray Discs. They simply revert to the start menu. Finally I unstalled the DivX Player and the uninstaller said the uninstall was successfully, but nothing was uninstalled.

Summary

Do not waste your precious time and money on this one!

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3 stars

"A must have but not that great"

July 06, 2014  |  By tomysshadow

2014-07-06 19:09:14  |  By tomysshadow

 |  Version: DivX 10.2.1

Pros

You can play DivX video, a very common and unique format with good compression.

Cons

Converter is pricey - why? Plenty of good free software that do the same like SUPER. Player sometimes distorts video or plays it upside down, but it is getting better with each update. MPC-HC is still better for AVI files IMO. The Web Player never seems to play anything - VLC Player plays it instead and when i disable that no DivX Web Player. (??) It also with each new install will reset the filetype associations to itself and download DivX Movies as well, which is quite annoying.

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5 stars

"Update downloads and installs easily."

May 05, 2014  |  By swanjame

2014-05-05 18:14:57  |  By swanjame

 |  Version: DivX 10.2

Pros

Exceptionally nice video quality. The update downloads and installs easily. I must also say that it was easy to opt out of the add-ons.

Cons

Not a real con, but I wish it would play Blu-Rays and I would pay extra for this capability.

Summary

Add Blu-Ray capability and it would be even better

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3 stars

"Divix Player"

March 31, 2014  |  By tryingalways

2014-03-31 14:59:00  |  By tryingalways

 |  Version: DivX 10.1.1

Pros

Sound and video was very good

Cons

On the earlier version, prier to this 10.1.1v, it was very slow to on come up on the screen, a little faster on this version

Summary

The best free media player's is Jet Audio's video and audio player. The pay program is cheaper than Real player and has a much better audio with more options.

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1 stars

"Good program, but VIRUSES LIKE NO OTHER"

March 08, 2014  |  By ThomasN7

2014-03-08 20:37:32  |  By ThomasN7

 |  Version: DivX 10.1.1

Pros

The program itself is decent.

Cons

VIRUSES, VIRUSES, and MORE VIRUSES
Can't opt out and bundled in every update. Will hijack every browser there is, install spyware, and create 10 different network backdoors that could connect your computer to a botnet. Seriously bad. This download NEEDS to be removed from this site.

Summary

Good program, loaded with more spyware than any other major program I have literally ever seen. Free Smily .exe tier. Some of the malware that it installs could potentially hijack your computer and get you sent to jail. IT IS THAT BAD!!!!!!!!!!

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1 stars

"spam-hijacker"

February 24, 2014  |  By glitch242

2014-02-24 14:31:09  |  By glitch242

 |  Version: DivX 10.1

Pros

nothing, i gave up on cnet years ago, but its good to be reminded why
http://www.majorgeeks.com/
is still the best

Cons

hijacker
no decline tab for their crappy add on software

Summary

never again cnet

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1 stars

"VIRUS - Conduit"

February 04, 2014  |  By deltapez

2014-02-04 21:26:23  |  By deltapez

 |  Version: DivX 10.1

Pros

NONE - I can no longer trust CNET for safe downloads

Cons

Malware included with this download. This nasty malware has all of the elements needed for rootkit and just wasting your time with the clean-up process.

Summary

Free Virus that will hijack your browsers and search options

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 10.5
Version 10.5 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher DivX
Publisher web site http://www.divx.com
Release Date December 16, 2015
Date Added December 16, 2015
Version 10.5
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 988.98KB
File Name DivXInstaller.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 77,974,041
Downloads Last Week 1,176
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial, some featurres limited
Price $9.99

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