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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 14.5.2 Basic ~ 15.2 MB ~ October 5th 2018


  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.73-0-g9bf47
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.1.0


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1452_Basic.exe
Size: 15628 KB
MD5: bf89c8f39615b16a246f857768085695
SHA256: 4b8d00a960e6c0de8ba2321020aef944f05f9e3c0d7d36219552de56f9234937

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.