If you were trying to play a MOV video in your windows computer and you got a CODEC missing error don’t panic! There is an easy and free way to install it.

HEVC or High Efficiency Video Coding is a popular codec used by companies around the world. Earlier MKV and HEVC codec required a 3rd party media player like VLC to work but Microsoft added the support for both when they launched Windows 10. They have to options a paid version for $0.99 and a free version.

To install the free version just follow this link and get it directly from Microsoft Store.

Hope this helps and you don’t end up wasting $0.99!