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Download K-Lite Codec Pack Full

The Full variant of the codec pack contains a few extras compared to the Standard variant of the codec pack. It provides everything you need to play all your audio and video files.

More information 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 variants are: Basic, Standard, and Mega.

Version 14.5.2 Full ~ 43.5 MB ~ October 5th 2018

Changelog:

  • Updated MPC-HC to version 1.8.3.0
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.73-0-g9bf47
  • Updated MadVR to version 0.92.17
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.1.0

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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1452_Full.exe
Size: 44635 KB
MD5: cf6f595bedb8d8cd308e09e3e97bfe9e
SHA256: ad2c4fa43e7e0985b999518656b47b9d2d2954504f572c4be525cc4714d6a8bd

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.

Pro Tips

HDR Video Playback

To play such videos you need to use the included MPC-HC player and select Madvr as the video renderer. Madvr will automatically send the HDR metadata to your TV when it is HDR capable. Otherwise it will convert the video to SDR so you can watch it (with proper colors) on a normal monitor/TV.

You can select Madvr here:
MPC-HC options > Playback > Output > Video Renderer
Or during installation of the codec pack.

Note: currently only HDR10 format is supported. Not Dolby Vision.

3D Video

The codec pack contains a plugin for decoding H.264 MVC 3D Video. To properly watch such videos you should use the included MPC-HC player (64-bit version) and select Madvr as the video renderer. Outputting 3D video to your monitor/TV requires Windows 8.x/10 (or Windows 7 with a modern NVIDIA GPU).

Note: playback of SBS (side-by-side) and Top/Bottom 3D video does not have the above requirements. Such videos are actually encoded as 2D video. Your TV should have an option to turn this into 3D.

Blu-ray

MPC-HC is capable of playing Blu-ray discs. There are just two limitations:
1) It doesn't support Blu-ray menus. It automatically plays the longest title on the disc. Other titles can be accessed through the Navigate menu of the player.
2) The disc must be decrypted using an external tool. For example AnyDVD HD or Passkey Lite.