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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 12.3.5 Basic ~ 13.2 MB ~ August 15th 2016


  • Small tweaks for Windows 10 build 14393


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1235_Basic.exe
Size: 13603 KB
MD5: 3b717fef87ff45e486d188a28d5ef362
SHA256: 2c201cddcd648207a2af40e4f2ed9f6e80bdd74e449bf737e382624fd91549da

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.