Encoding or decoding video files so as to make changes in them is a very difficult task if there is an absence of the right tools. The XVID Codec Pack is one such tool that enables compression of XVID videos so that they are not restricted to a particular media player such as Windows, etc. Since only Codec packs make this possible, this free one is rather impressive. It does not allow the quality of the said files to get affected during the compression and hence, the resultant videos are of high quality. The Codec pack is so designed as to remove the information or bits that take up space and are not important for the upkeep of the quality of the video and compress them so as to make the viewing enjoyable. So, users can enjoy their favorite videos without having to worry about the space that is eaten up by the tool. This free XVID Codec is highly recommended as the compression ratio is astonishing. Another feature is that it supports a large number of platforms, which makes it very useful. Ideally designed as an MPEG - 4 video Codec, this open source tool is one that is compact and can be installed very easily. There are quite a few options to make videos much better such as the resolution, etc. Some advanced functions are also present in this Codec pack to customize video quality. The main aim of this free XVID Codec is to compress videos so that they can be stored on multiple devices and this is achieved effortlessly. It can be used by anyone since it is not a complex tool. It does not require any high end apps to for the compression to take place.