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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 15.1.6 Basic ~ 16.5 MB ~ August 27th 2019


  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.74.1-22-g02715
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.4.3
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.1.1 b2


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1516_Basic.exe
Size: 16905 KB
MD5: 6a87e526f5779fa03f97ebb42dc7dfc7
SHA256: fd4bd5cbfebc4bbacd93ec58cd413e77291d3c7b03dc5d0f358f05c725317abd

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.


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