How to install the Panasonic VFW DV codec

last updated: 10-Jul-2003 | back to index

Software: How to install Panasonic VFW DV codec

Step 1:

Download the codec: click here


Step 2:

Use "Winzip" ( ) to decompress the ZIP file into it's own folder...

panadv1.png (16865 bytes)

In Windows explorer, Right mouse click on the zip file to open the menu
--> Select the Winzip option
--> then select the "Extract to folder ... pdvcodec" option


There should now be a new folder called pdvcodec that contains the following files:

panadv2.png (22683 bytes)

These files should be in the pdvcodec folder


Step 3:

Install the codec by doing the following:

panadv3.png (9364 bytes)

Right mouse click on the PANADV.INF file
--> Click on Install

You may encounter the following prompt:

lame4.png (12947 bytes)

Click on the Continue Anyway button


Step 4:

You should now be able to load DV-AVI Type-2 files with VirtualDub (and any other program that loads AVI files)!



10, July 2003
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