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Download K-Lite Codec Pack Standard

The Standard variant of the codec pack is what we recommend for the average user. It contains the advanced player MPC-HC plus all the essential codecs needed for multimedia playback. It is small and powerful.

More information 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 12.8.0 Standard ~ 28.7 MB ~ January 13th 2017


  • Updated MPC-HC to version
  • Updated MadVR to version 0.91.5
  • Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 6.1.4
  • Added option to install codecs only for MPC-HC (requires fresh install)


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1280_Standard.exe
: 29465 KB
: 7b921f9e036d67db736aa4dec6fb4f27
SHA256: dad08efa40631133f847c573d1d324977502a65d10e5c0bb25a30b261a5815d2

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.