Realtek HD (High Definition) Audio Codecs is one of the most popular integrated on-board sound card devices used by OEM on PC motherboard to provide functionality of input and output of audio signals to/from a computer under control of computer programs. With the impending release of Windows 7, the Realtek device drivers for HD Audio Codecs that supports Windows 7 has been released and updated as well.

Realtek has added support for Windows 7 since version 2.15 of its High Definition Audio Codecs driver package. Other than the driver, Realtek also offers the 3D SoundBack Beta 0.1, which restores audio effects, including surround sound, reverberation, and spatial effects, for legacy game titles when running on Windows Vista.

Realtek HD Audio Codec Driver

Download Realtek HD Audio Codec Driver for Windows Vista, Windows 7 (supports both 32-bit x86 and 64-bit x64 OS), Windows 2000, Windows XP (supports both 32-bit x86 and 64-bit x64 OS), Windows Server 2003 (supports both 32-bit x86 and 64-bit x64 OS) from realtek.com.

Changelog of Realtek HD Audio Driver Package R2.16

Realtek HD Audio Driver support all of Realtek HD Audio Codec in Vista/WinXP/Win2000/Win2003.

  1. Vista WHQL Supporting: ALC882, ALC883, ALC885, ALC888, ALC889, ALC861VD, ALC660, ALC662, ALC663, ALC665, ALC260, ALC262,ALC267, ALC268, ALC269, ALC272, ALC273, ALC887.
  2. Windows 2000/XP WHQL Supporting: ALC880, ALC882, ALC883, ALC885, ALC888, ALC889, ALC861VC, ALC861VD, ALC660, ALC662, ALC663, ALC665, ALC260, ALC262, ALC267,ALC268, ALC269, ALC272, ALC273, ALC887.
  3. HDMI Device WHQL Support: ATI HDMI Devices.
  4. OS Supporting: Microsoft WindowsXP, Widnows2000, Vista, Windows7 x86/x64.
  5. Pack with Microsoft High Definition Audio UAAV1.0a(5013).
  6. Add/Fix
    1. Driver:
      1. Customizations.
      2. Update directsound acceleration engine for XP driver.

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