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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 12.6.5 Basic ~ 13.2 MB ~ December 1st 2016


  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.68.1-45-g5ef30
  • Minor changes and improvements


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1265_Basic.exe
Size: 13619 KB
MD5: 30899a5dba717668603e18ba6cbe28b9
SHA256: 5e06e5b6ea9e45b310be32bd8e98135011d1a6671d43490b31720556d15f69b5

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.