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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 12.2.2 Basic ~ 13.0 MB ~ June 23rd 2016


  • 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)


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1222_Basic.exe
Size: 13364 KB
MD5: e99ab605e8ff472aba15cd56523620d6
SHA256: d0a1c0a8dc97577ee51c2ad156d5d3e2ce5fbaa6cbb7453546aa6734f087f3d2

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.