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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 15.6.5 Basic ~ 17.0 MB ~ August 5th 2020


  • Updated Icaros to version 3.2.0 b1
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.4.8


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1565_Basic.exe
Size: 17505 KB
MD5: 556bc7571f92beffa6b3055547a87293
SHA256: fa8470aa4e8dd78a68209261588529e64a536ec1216768f451bab590ed5a3f07

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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