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Download K-Lite Codec Pack Basic

The Basic variant is very small and contains only the bare essentials needed for multimedia playback. Despite its small size, it is still very powerful and allows playback of practically every audio and video format.

More details about this variant of the codec pack can be found on the contents and changelog pages.

Detailed differences between the four variants of the codec pack can be found on the comparison of abilities and comparison of contents pages.

Version 11.4.0 Basic ~ 12.2 MB ~ August 24th 2015


  • 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


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1140_Basic.exe
Size: 12565 KB
MD5: 1735baedd82a7855238a676f0c3bdfad
SHA256: 3741f7eedd618c1929115798b3c2efe61e61092ff58f80e516275cb3bbd72cab


Since version 10.0.0 this package contains both 32-bit and 64-bit codecs. It is no longer necessary to install 64-bit codecs separately.

Old versions

Download links for old versions of the K-Lite Codec Pack can be found HERE.