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DigeratiPrime

Unattended DirectShow Filters – Get More From WMP

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This post has what you need to be able to play APE, FLAC, OGG, MPC, Quicktime and Real media files in WMP10.

First you need the directshow filters, which you can download below.

For Quicktime and Realmedia you will also have to download Real Alternative and Quicktime Alternative.

Second if you want to register these media types to open with WMP10 just scroll down to the second post to see how.

DOWNLOAD:

UPDATE: CoRoNe has put together a comprehensive Directshow Filter Pack!

Relevant Threads:

SiMoNsAyS: Registering Extensions Unattended

swgreed: Unattended Codec Pack for Video Formats

Edited by DigeratiPrime

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Associate Exta Media Types with Windows Media Player.

Below is the contents of WMP_AssociateFiletypes.reg and WMP_AssociateFiletypes.cmd, they both do the same job. The advantage to using RegTweaks is if applied early in setup it will apply to all windows user accounts.

WMAfile designates an extension as "Windows Media Audio File"

ASFFile designates an extension as "Windows Media Audio/Video File"

.REG Version


Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.3gp]
@="ASFFile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.3gp]
"Runtime"=dword:00000001
"Permissions"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.ape]
@="WMAfile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ape]
"Runtime"=dword:00000001
"Permissions"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.flac]
@="WMAfile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.flac]
"Runtime"=dword:00000001
"Permissions"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mov]
@="ASFFile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.mov]
"Runtime"=dword:00000001
"Permissions"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mpc]
@="WMAfile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.mpc]

"Runtime"=dword:00000001
"Permissions"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.ogg]
@="WMAfile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ogg]
"Runtime"=dword:00000001
"Permissions"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.qt]
@="ASFFile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.qt]
"Runtime"=dword:00000001
"Permissions"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.ra]
@="WMAfile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ra]
"Runtime"=dword:00000001
"Permissions"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.ram]
@="ASFFile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ram]
"Runtime"=dword:00000001
"Permissions"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.rm]
@="ASFFile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.rm]
"Runtime"=dword:00000001
"Permissions"=dword:00000001

.CMD Version


@echo off
cmdow @ /HID
M Short %PF% Variable
FOR %%A IN ("%PROGRAMFILES%") DO SET SHORTPF=%%~sA


REM APE, FLAC, MPC, OGG
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.ape" /VE /D "WMAfile" /F
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ape" /v "Runtime" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ape" /v "Permissions" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.flac" /VE /D "WMAfile" /F
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.flac" /v "Runtime" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.flac" /v "Permissions" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mpc" /VE /D "WMAfile" /F
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.mpc" /v "Runtime" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.mpc" /v "Permissions" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.ogg" /VE /D "WMAfile" /F
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ogg" /v "Runtime" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ogg" /v "Permissions" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

REM Real
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.ra" /VE /D "WMAfile" /F
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ra" /v "Runtime" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ra" /v "Permissions" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.rm" /VE /D "ASFFile" /F
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.rm" /v "Runtime" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.rm" /v "Permissions" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.ram" /VE /D "ASFFile" /F
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ram" /v "Runtime" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.ram" /v "Permissions" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

REM Quicktime
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.3gp" /VE /D "ASFFile" /F
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.3gp" /v "Runtime" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.3gp" /v "Permissions" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mov" /VE /D "ASFFile" /F
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.mov" /v "Runtime" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.mov" /v "Permissions" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.qt" /VE /D "ASFFile" /F
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.qt" /v "Runtime" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Extensions\.qt" /v "Permissions" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

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