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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 13.0.0 Basic ~ 13.6 MB ~ March 13th 2017


  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.69-8-g04c2d
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.1.8


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1300_Basic.exe
Size: 14028 KB
MD5: f439aca47e2ca04b5a7aae30b7d4985d
SHA256: ee6c1def3c74639a7e647ad443b2f812125cc59aae0ab0c7158e1751fff65802

Genuine K-Lite files always have the exact same filename, size and hashes as indicated above. Do not install downloaded files that have different values.


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.