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DivX celebrates 5th anniversary with free DivX Create bundle

Posted 29 September 2005 17:15 CET by Crabbyappleton

*update* The offer seems to have expired already. Airhead used our news submit to tell us "Well, its free... What's the catch?" :D I don't know Airhead but I downloaded the darn thing as it saves me $19.95! Apparently, the folks at DivX are celebrating their fifth anniversary by offering for a limited time, a free copy of DivX Create Bundle for Windows XP and 2000. All you have to do is head over to the site and give up an email address and then download the software. Soon, they mail you back with a serial number. Not bad! Also, special thanks to Jan70 who also alerted us to this great deal. Mac users were not forgotten either. Mac Users We haven't forgotten you. Unfortunately, at this time DivX Pro 5 for Mac is not compatible with either OS X 10.4 or QuickTime 7, and the DivX 6 Create Bundle is not yet available for the Mac OS. Don't worry though '“ it's coming soon! In the meantime, you can try the next version completely free by grabbing the DivX Fusion Beta for Mac from DivX Labs.   Source: DivX

New on Forum
Posted on: 29 Sep 05 17:18
I went there and got: "Sorry! The one-day DivX five year anniversary giveaway has ended. (Try checking back in September, 2010.)." Damnit.
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New on Forum
Posted on: 29 Sep 05 17:20
Yep. Either it was old news, or the giveaway lasted less than 24 hours. Sheesh, what a disappointment.
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Posted on: 29 Sep 05 17:32
A bunch of others tried on another forum, downloaded and no key was ever sent, so to this spam there are always other ways if you really want it.
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MyCE Resident
Posted on: 29 Sep 05 18:20
It didnt work anyway, nobody i have spoken to was sent a serial key, and neither was i
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CD Freaks Junior Member
Posted on: 29 Sep 05 18:44
I saw this mentioned on a fellow Aussie user's blog last night, went and downloaded it... and received the serial email just this morning. Of course, I use XviD for ALL my encodes... but still, Hubba hubba zoot zoot. :X
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MyCE Resident
Posted on: 29 Sep 05 18:44
Me no getum key either! :c edit: I went to the site and they had this to say: "Still waiting for your free serial number? Our giveaway was so popular that there is a large backlog in our mail servers. If you entered a valid e-mail address we will be continuing to send out serial numbers over the next two days. Remember that if you use an e-mail service with mail filtering your serial number may have been diverted into a bulk mail folder."
[edited by Crabbyappleton on 29.09.2005 20:47]
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New on Forum
Posted on: 29 Sep 05 21:08
Well I must have been the lucky one, I downloaded the package and got a serial emailed to me...
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CD Freaks Junior Member
Posted on: 29 Sep 05 21:51
Today we are pleased to offer you the DivX Create Bundle, including the DivX Player, DivX Pro 6 codec and DivX Converter, absolutely free. Here is your free DivX Create serial number: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' yup....worked here too :g
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CD Freaks Senior Member
Posted on: 29 Sep 05 22:33
I got mine too, save me a trip to
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Gil T Pleasure
Waiting on Activation
Posted on: 30 Sep 05 02:10
According to, "it looks like they are not including the Mpeg2/DVD to DivX converter with this free package, so I guess we found the "catch" for this deal, making this deal not as hot as we originally thought. They say you can purchase the addon that enables Mpeg2/DVD to DivX conversion."
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MyCE Member
Posted on: 30 Sep 05 11:54
I recieved the email with the key. I haven't installed yet though.
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CD Freak
Posted on: 30 Sep 05 16:52
whoops I missed it!
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No longer with us
Posted on: 17 Aug 07 17:25
plz give me serial number for divx converter
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No longer with us
Posted on: 31 Jan 09 19:01
give me serial number for divx converter
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