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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 its 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. The other larger variants are: Standard, Full, and Mega.

Version 15.0.4 Basic ~ 16.3 MB ~ July 7th 2019


  • Added command line parameter /NOFILEASSOCIATIONS for silent installs to skip creation of file associations
  • Some optimizations to the install process


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1504_Basic.exe
Size: 16733 KB
MD5: 0786bd60c9761b9f8ff31ceb732d8231
SHA256: 43b79f362fa3a53fa00b4ebb9b8d662f550945f7d17e2fe0dfebb70353c90b25

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.

Windows XP

The last version that is compatible with Windows XP SP3 is version 13.8.5, which can be downloaded HERE.

Old versions

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