Microsoft has released a version of their windows media video 9 codec for uses outside of media player, such as encoding video in virtualdub.
Check it out here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/9series/codecs/vcm.aspx
Also, Divx has updated their beta test codec at http://labs.divx.com/
That's it for today. Be sure to enjoy some anime or manga between now and the next time I post anime/manga links.