K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 12.9.5 Fileforum Pick

4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 (575 votes)


Windows (All) / Freeware / 4,852,592 downloads

K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of components needed for audio and video playback in DirectShow players such as Windows Media Player, Media Center, and Media Player Classic. It contains everything you need to play all common audio and video file formats. It also provides additional functionality such a thumbnail generation in Explorer. The pack has a very advanced installer which is highly flexible and has unique problem solving capabilities.

Basic is a small but powerful pack that contains only the most essential things. It allows you to play all common video file formats in your favorite player.

  • Homepage

    K-Lite Codec Pack

  • Uninstaller


  • Latest Changes

    - Updated LAV Filters to version 0.69-3-gcfd95

    - Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.1.6

    - Better compatibility with DriverPack installer. If the codec pack installer is executed by DriverPack, and a generic VGA driver is detected, then the drivers' (lack of) capabilities are ignored, and we will use the capability information from our intern

    - Please report if you know of any other installation scenarios where the runtime detection of the codec pack should be adjusted

  • Other Versions

    K-Lite Codec Pack Standard

    K-Lite Codec Pack Full

    K-Lite Codec Pack Update

    K-Lite Codec Pack Full (Beta)

Reviews of K-Lite Codec Pack Basic

  1. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 11.3.0 (Jul 30, 2015)

    Works great! If you have a problem, just report it at their forum and it will be fixed super fast. Their support is very smart and friendly.

  2. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 10.7.5 (Sep 24, 2014)

    5 stars of course

  3. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 10.4.5 (May 5, 2014)

    best codec pack!

  4. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 10.3.5 (Mar 20, 2014)

    coool yeah !!!!

  5. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 10.3.5 (Mar 11, 2014)


Discuss K-Lite Codec Pack Basic

  1. Feb 18, 2009 - 11:52 AM

    Is there a way to deploy accross a network and not install on start menu?