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K-Lite Codec Pack for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 11.8.5
  • 3.7
  • (204)
  • Security Status

The best all-in-one codec pack available.

K-Lite Codec Pack Standard is the best all-in-one codec pack available.

There are many different video and audio files formats available. From numerous video formats to the different quality audio files, it takes a lot of time to search individually and install each codec that are being supported.

K-Lite Codec Pack Standard is the easiest and most comprehensive codec pack for users who watch or listen to audio on their personal computers. Including Media Player Classic Home Cinema and a wider array of specified codecs, K-Lite Codec Pack Standard never has a problem playing a video file or audio format. But the playback of certain file types, especially those that are created in high definition need suitable hardware for smooth playback.

Testing using WMV, AVI, MP4, and MKV; K-Lite Codec Pack Standard had no issues playing back the files. There is a small issue with WMV format with the video playing with small image tears. The other formats had no issues.

Media Player Classic Home Cinema is the core of K-Lite Codec Pack Standard and the combination of the multitude of codecs and the simplicity of Media Player Classic Home Cinema allowed for smoother playback than K-Lite Codec Pack Basic.

It is simple to see statistics about videos through Media Player Classic Home Cinema. Subtitle support also exists in K-Lite Codec Pack Standard and with the combination of Media Player Classic Home Cinema; it is even easier to activate the subtitles in video.

K-Lite Codec Pack Standard is the go-to all-in-one codec pack for video users. The interface and functionality is perfect for almost any media format and without being intrusive, there is not a bundle better.

K-Lite Codec Pack Standard will play anything you throw at it – 99% of the time.

Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.4070Updated LAV Filters to version 0.40 build 2011-11-21Updated MediaInfo Lite to version 0.7.51Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.1.0

Changes

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.4070Updated LAV Filters to version 0.40 build 2011-11-21Updated MediaInfo Lite to version 0.7.51Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.1.0

K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs and related tools. Codec is short for Compressor-Decompressor. Codecs are needed for encoding and decoding (playing) audio and video.

The K-Lite Codec Pack is designed as a user-friendly solution for playing all your movie files. With the K-Lite Codec Pack you should be able to play all the popular movie formats and even some rare formats.

The K-Lite Codec Pack has a couple of major advantages compared to other codec packs:

  • It it always very up-to-date with the latest versions of the codecs
  • It is very user-friendly and the installation is fully customizable
  • It's easy to make an unattended installation
  • It has been very well tested, so that the package doesn't contain any conflicting codecs
  • It is a very complete package, containing everything you need to play your movies
  • There are different packages.

    From small to extra-large

There are three versions of the K-Lite Codec Pack:

Basic contains only the most essential things.

It contains everything you need to be able to play the two most popular and widespread formats, DivX and XviD. It is small enough to fit on a single floppy.

Also great for including on your movie cds.

Standard contains everything you need to play all the most commonly used formats. This package should be enough for the average user.

Full contains even more codecs. It also has encoding support for various formats. This package is for power users and people who do their own encodings.

PROS

  • Comprehensive bundle of codecs
  • Includes Media Player Classic Home Cinema
  • Easy subtitle activation
  • Detects broken codecs

CONS

  • Initial customization can be confusing

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K-Lite Codec Pack for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 11.8.5
  • 3.7
  • (204)
  • Security Status

User reviews about K-Lite Codec Pack

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    unprofessional and problematic.
    preferred by those who foolishly believe in overclocking, rave about ZoneAlarm, or the generally ignorantWise up: CCCP Pros: none
    Cons: great way to screw over system DirectShow filters


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