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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 known 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 13.8.0 Basic ~ 16.5 MB ~ January 31st 2018


  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.70.2-88-ga0ba6
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.2.6
  • This is the last version that is compatible with Windows XP


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1380_Basic.exe
Size: 16943 KB
MD5: 93d112c6a58e6eb939778cbb7f4cc400
SHA256: 2932e43d55d479886229fc70bcafd22df548e7b1a8158e1a2311661ada348cb7

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.