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Changelogs for K-Lite Codec Pack Basic

The changlogs below contain a list of changes to the codec pack. It does not contain full details about changes to individual components. Detailed changelogs for LAV Filters and other included components can be found HERE.

Changelog 12.1.5 to 12.2.2 ~ 2016-06-23

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.68.1-17-g3b66f
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.0.8
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.0.1 b2
  • Icaros can now generate thumbnails for comic book files (.cbr/.cbz/.cb7)

Changelog 12.1.0 to 12.1.5 ~ 2016-05-24

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.68.1-0-g65b9a
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.0.0

Changelog 12.0.5 to 12.1.0 ~ 2016-04-18

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.68-26-g5be9d

Changelog 12.0.1 to 12.0.5 ~ 2016-03-22

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.68-13-g78ffe
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.0.6
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.0.0 RC4
  • Tweaks for dealing with the modified file association behavior of recent Windows 10 builds

Changelog 11.9.6 to 12.0.1 ~ 2016-03-02

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.67-142-gb9999
  • Updated MediaInfo Lite to version 0.7.83

Changelog 11.9.0 to 11.9.6 ~ 2016-02-19

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.67-115-ga1883
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.0.5
  • Added VP9 hardware acceleration option (DXVA2-CB only). Currently only the NVIDIA GTX 950/960/750v2 are capable of doing full accelerated decoding VP9 video.

Changelog 11.8.5 to 11.9.0 ~ 2016-01-29

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.67-69-g71fa8
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.0.4

Changelog 11.8.0 to 11.8.5 ~ 2016-01-13

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.67-60-g1013c

Changelog 11.7.5 to 11.8.0 ~ 2015-12-23

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.67-30-g3a127
  • Fixed VSFilter crash on Windows XP

Changelog 11.7.0 to 11.7.5 ~ 2015-11-30

  • Minor changes

Changelog 11.6.5 to 11.7.0 ~ 2015-11-19

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.67-3-g89632
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.0.3

Changelog 11.5.5 to 11.6.5 ~ 2015-11-06

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.66-33-g4179e
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.0.0 rc3

Changelog 11.5.0 to 11.5.5 ~ 2015-10-16

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.66-27-g9ab9e
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.0.0 rc2

Changelog 11.4.0 to 11.5.0 ~ 2015-10-05

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.66-19-g7fa37
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.0.2
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.0.0 rc1

Changelog 11.3.6 to 11.4.0 ~ 2015-08-24

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.65-47-g4c177
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.0.0
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.0.0 b4

Changelog 11.3.0 to 11.3.6 ~ 2015-08-03

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.65-36-g6b6bc
  • File association improvements for Windows 10

Changelog 11.2.8 to 11.3.0 ~ 2015-07-21

  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.9.9
  • The 32-bit and 64-bit versions of LAV Filters now share their settings.
  • Added option to only install 64-bit codecs. Visible only in Expert install mode.

Changelog 11.2.0 to 11.2.8 ~ 2015-07-13

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.65-26-gd412d
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.3.0

Changelog 11.1.0 to 11.2.0 ~ 2015-05-31

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.65-9-g5c5ff
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.9.8
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.3.0 rc1

Changelog 11.0.7 to 11.1.0 ~ 2015-04-15

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.64-51-g927bf

Changelog 11.0.5 to 11.0.7 ~ 2015-03-27

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.64-33-g31fe5
  • Fixed install error that occurred in 11.0.5

Changelog 11.0.0 to 11.0.5 ~ 2015-03-24

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.64-26-gb3ea3
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.3.0 b5
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.9.7
  • LAV Audio decoder now supports decoding DTS-HD Master Audio (up to 7.1 / 96 kHz / 24-bit). Previously it could only decode the embedded DTS core.
  • The installer now has four installation modes (Simple/Normal/Advanced/Expert) which differ in the amount of options shown during installation. In the new default mode (Normal) less options are shown than in previous versions. To get the same amount of options as in previous versions, you have to select the Advanced mode.
  • The installer now provides options to specify your preferred audio and video player. The installation is optimized based on your choices.
  • In Simple and Normal install mode, the installer will now automatically create file associations for your preferred players. In Advanced and Expert mode, file associations are pre-configured, but can be adjusted as desired. There is an option to turn off this automatic behavior.
  • The goal of the above changes is to make the installation easier to use for novice users, while still providing full flexibility for our experienced users.

Changelog 10.9.5 to 11.0.0 ~ 2015-02-18

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.64
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.3.0 b4
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.9.6

Changelog 10.9.0 to 10.9.5 ~ 2015-01-14

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.63-41-gf9e1f
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.9.5
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.3.0 b2
  • All known bugs and compatibility issues with the Icaros PropertyHandler have been fixed. It also no longer requires Microsoft .NET 4.
  • A fresh install is required. Old versions will be uninstalled automatically.

Changelog 10.8.5 to 10.9.0 ~ 2014-12-12

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.63-21-g3e5b692
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.9.4
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.7 b3

Changelog 10.8.0 to 10.8.5 ~ 2014-11-14

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.63-5-g7e0ae79
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.9.2

Changelog 10.7.5 to 10.8.0 ~ 2014-10-06

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.63
  • Compatible with Windows 10 Technical Preview

Changelog 10.7.1 to 10.7.5 ~ 2014-09-23

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.62-46-g4bbcf5c
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.9.1
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.7 b2
  • Added support for hardware accelerated decoding of HEVC/H.265 video. Because all currently available hardware does not yet contain a fixed-function decoder for HEVC, the current implementation utilizes the general shader and video processing units of the GPU. As a result the performance is lower and power consumption higher than you might expect. Future hardware will contain a fixed-function decoder and provide better acceleration. At this moment the decoder only works with high-end Intel (HD 4600/5x00/6x00) and NVIDIA (GTX 680/780/870/880/Titan) GPUs. Latest graphics driver is also required.

Changelog 10.6.5 to 10.7.1 ~ 2014-09-03

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.62-21-g9882f97
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.9.0
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.6
  • Improved HEVC video decoding performance
  • Added options to the installer to configure your preferred languages for embedded audio and subtitles.
    It tries to detect your native language based on the Windows language and country settings. Feedback is appreciated! Additional languages are added on request.

Changelog 10.6.0 to 10.6.5 ~ 2014-08-06

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.62-10-gbb7a8da
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.8.5
  • Improved stability of subtitle rendering in 64-bit players

Changelog 10.5.5 to 10.6.0 ~ 2014-06-27

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.62-5-ga731178
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.8.3
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.6 b2
  • Added audio pass-through options to installer and CTT

Changelog 10.5.0 to 10.5.5 ~ 2014-06-05

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.61.2-35-g6c73517
  • updated Icaros to version 2.2.6 b1
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.8.2

Changelog 10.4.5 to 10.5.0 ~ 2014-05-16

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.61.2-18-gae44acb
  • Updated xy-VSFilter to version 3.0.0.300
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.8.1
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.5 b2

Changelog 10.4.0 to 10.4.5 ~ 2014-04-24

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.61.2-6-g002d1f2
  • Updated xy-VSFilter to version 3.0.0.288
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.8.0
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.5 b1
  • Improved broken filter detection

Changelog 10.3.5 to 10.4.0 ~ 2014-03-24

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.61.1-3-g528effc
  • Updated xy-VSFilter to version 3.0.0.284

Changelog 10.3.0 to 10.3.5 ~ 2014-02-27

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.60.1-52-g69212a7

Changelog 10.2.0 to 10.3.0 ~ 2014-02-06

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.60.1-22-gb8a8b83
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.7.8

Changelog 10.1.5 to 10.2.0 ~ 2013-12-20

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.59.1-88-g2b2c763
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.7.6
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.4 b3

Changelog 10.1.0 to 10.1.5 ~ 2013-11-14

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.59.1-26-g73db2ec
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.7.4
  • Improved HEVC decoding performance

Changelog 10.0.5 to 10.1.0 ~ 2013-10-25

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.58.2-90-g602b085
  • Updated xy-VSFilter to version 3.0.0.236
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.7.3
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.4 b1
  • Added support for decoding HEVC (aka H.265) and VP9 video

Changelog 10.0.0 to 10.0.5 ~ 2013-09-12

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.58.2-66-gcb5f573
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.7.2

Changelog 9.9.5 to 10.0.0 ~ 2013-08-14

  • Now contains both 32-bit and 64-bit codecs!
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.58.2-31-g59e9b3b
  • Updated xy-VSFilter to version 3.0.0.232
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.7.0
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.3b1
  • Removed ffdshow
  • Removed Haali Media Splitter
  • LAV Filters are now used by default for almost everything
  • Icaros: improved thumbnailing speed

Changelog 9.9.0 to 9.9.5 ~ 2013-05-31

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.57-11-g02c9d31
  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.3.4513
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.6.4
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.2b1

Changelog 9.8.5 to 9.9.0 ~ 2013-04-29

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.56.2-6-g848018d
  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.3.4507
  • Updated Haali Media Splitter to version 1.13.138.14
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.6.0
  • Win7DSFilterTweaker functionality has been integrated into the Codec Tweak Tool
  • Added option to set LAV Splitter as source filter for HTTP streams

Changelog 9.8.0 to 9.8.5 ~ 2013-04-04

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.3.4505
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.55.3-73-g3f9ce87
  • Updated Haali Media Splitter to version 1.13.97.23
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.5.4
  • LAV Splitter is now used by default for AVI and MPEG. This should perform better than the standard splitters from Microsoft. Please report any playback or compatibility problems.

Changelog 9.7.5 to 9.8.0 ~ 2013-03-07

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.55.3
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.5.3
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.1b2

Changelog 9.7.0 to 9.7.5 ~ 2013-02-06

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.3.4501
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.55.2-16-gd6e6c1f
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.5.2
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.2.0b2

Changelog 9.6.5 to 9.7.0 ~ 2013-01-14

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.3.4500
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.55.1-13-g00b6435
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.1.5
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.5.1
  • Updated Win7DSFilterTweaker to version 5.7

Changelog 9.6.0 to 9.6.5 ~ 2012-12-24

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4497
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.54.1-60-g96b98d3
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.5.0

Changelog 9.5.5 to 9.6.0 ~ 2012-12-10

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4494
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.54.1-12-g539d64f
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.1.1
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.4.9

Changelog 9.5.0 to 9.5.5 ~ 2012-11-25

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.54-3-g2aa25b7
  • Updated DirectVobSub to xy-VSFilter version 3.0.0.211

Changelog 9.4.0 to 9.5.0 ~ 2012-11-16

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4493
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.53.2
  • Updated DirectVobSub to xy-VSFilter version 3.0.0.206
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.4.8
  • Updated Win7DSFilterTweaker to version 5.6

Changelog 9.3.0 to 9.4.0 ~ 2012-10-24

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4488
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.52-2-g9aecb11
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.4.7

Changelog 9.2.0 to 9.3.0 ~ 2012-09-21

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4483
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.51.3-46-g30547ce
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.4.6
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.1.1b2
  • Added thumbnail (coverart) support for APE, FLAC, and MPC audio files

Changelog 9.1.0 to 9.2.0 ~ 2012-08-17

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4478
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.51.3-31-g1ace9bd
  • Updated DirectVobSub to xy-VSFilter version 3.0.0.65
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.4.3
  • Added support for Opus audio files

Changelog 9.0.2 to 9.1.0 ~ 2012-07-20

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4475
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.51.3
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.4.1

Changelog 8.9.5 to 9.0.2 ~ 2012-07-10

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4471
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.51.1-5-ga87ff5e
  • Changed default MP4 splitter from Haali to LAV
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.4.0
  • Updated Win7DSFilterTweaker to version 5.5
  • Removed Haali renderer

Changelog 8.9.2 to 8.9.5 ~ 2012-06-25

  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.50.5-41-g49a9330
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.3.7
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.1b2

Changelog 8.8.0 to 8.9.2 ~ 2012-06-18

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4464
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.50.5-34-gf4be104
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.3.6
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.1b

Changelog 8.7.0 to 8.8.0 ~ 2012-05-15

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4450
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.50.5
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.3.5
  • Updated Win7DSFilterTweaker to version 5.3

Changelog 8.6.0 to 8.7.0 ~ 2012-04-23

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.2.4436
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.50.1 build 2012-04-22
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.3.2
  • Updated Icaros to version 2.0.0

Changelog 8.4.0 to 8.6.0 ~ 2012-03-23

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.4399
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.49 build 2012-03-22
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.3.0
  • Updated Win7DSFilterTweaker to version 5.2
  • Compatible with Windows 8 Consumer Preview
  • Added Icaros 1.3.2
    Icaros is an Explorer shell extension for video thumbnails. It should provide better thumbnailing functionality than Microsoft's shell extensions.
    Icaros requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4. This is part of Windows 8 by default. Vista and Windows 7 users can install it through Windows Update. Icaros is not available on Windows XP.

Changelog 8.3.0 to 8.4.0 ~ 2012-02-15

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.4324
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.46 build 2012-02-15
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.1.5
  • Updated Win7DSFilterTweaker to version 4.8

Changelog 8.2.0 to 8.3.0 ~ 2012-02-06

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.4307
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.45 build 2012-02-06
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.1.4

Changelog 8.1.0 to 8.2.0 ~ 2012-01-25

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.4281
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.45 build 2012-01-25
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.1.2
  • Fixed a crash with Haali renderer
  • Added installer options for enabling CUVID hardware acceleration in LAV Video. Only available for NVIDIA GPUs.

Changelog 8.0.0 to 8.1.0 ~ 2011-12-29

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.4212
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.43 build 2011-12-29
  • Updated Win7DSFilterTweaker to version 4.7

Changelog 7.9.0 to 8.0.0 ~ 2011-11-23

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.4070
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.40 build 2011-11-21
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 4.1.0

Changelog 7.8.0 to 7.9.0 ~ 2011-10-28

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.3996
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.37 build 2011-10-28
  • Updated Haali media Splitter to version 1.11.288.0
  • Updated DirectVobSub to version 2.40.3752.0
  • Changed default Ogg splitter from Haali to LAV
  • Added option for adjusting the preferred H.264 decoder in Windows 7

Changelog 7.7.0 to 7.8.0 ~ 2011-10-04

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.3985
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.36 build 2011-10-04
  • LAV Video now supports CUVID hardware acceleration on NVIDIA graphics cards

Changelog 7.6.0 to 7.7.0 ~ 2011-08-29

  • Updated ffdshow to version 1.1.3978
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.33 build 2011-08-25
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.0.8
  • Updated Win7DSFilterTweaker to version 4.6
  • Added LAV Video decoder
  • Improved playback of RealMedia files (using LAV Filters)

Changelog 7.5.0 to 7.6.0 ~ 2011-08-08

  • Updated ffdshow to revision 3964
  • Updated LAV Splitter to version 0.31 build 2011-08-08
  • Updated LAV Audio to version 0.31 build 2011-08-08
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.0.7
  • ffdshow is now able to decode H.264 Hi10P
  • ffdshow now uses libavcodec instead of libfaad2 for decoding AAC

Changelog 7.2.0 to 7.5.0 ~ 2011-07-22

  • Updated ffdshow to revision 3947
  • Note regarding ffdshow: ffmpeg-mt has been integrated into libavcodec
  • Updated DirectVobSub to version 2.40.3450.0
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 5.0.5
  • Updated Win7DSFilterTweaker to version 4.5
  • Updated MediaInfo Lite to version 0.7.47
  • Added LAV Splitter. This is a source filter that supports a large number of container formats.
  • Added LAV Audio decoder
  • Removed Gabest MP4 Splitter
  • Removed Gabest MPEG Splitter
  • Removed Gabest FLV Splitter
  • Improved playback of MOV and M2TS files
  • Improved Blu-ray playback support. It is now possible to play the main movie by opening the "BDMV\index.bdmv" file. Playback only works if the disc is decrypted (using a tool such as AnyDVD HD).

Changelog 7.1.0 to 7.2.0 ~ 2011-06-16

  • Updated ffdshow to revision 3882
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 4.9.5
  • Updated Win7DSFilterTweaker to version 4.2
  • Minor changes