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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.6

DivX Codec
DivX Codec Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: DivX Codec is a player/creator of DivX type files and the name of a new video compression technology developed by DivX, Inc. DivX codec can play and create DivX videos on a personal computer (PC). If the video codec is installed, user will be able to use the DivX player or any other media player to play DivX movies and videos (DIVX, DIV3, DIV4, DX50). The DivX Codec Pack includes a full set of codecs, filters, and splitters that power Converter, Player and Web Player and allows the user to play and create DivX video on third-party player and video editing applications.

DivX Codec comes in two editions; Free Download and Pro. This assessment will cover both editions.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has been assessed by the Section 508 Office and found non-conformant. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov. Please see reference tab for more information concerning product versions.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.3
Decision Date: 03/10/2020
Aliases: DivX Player
Introduced By: SCCM
Vendor Name: DivX
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (03/10/2020).