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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 12.1.5 Standard ~ 25.9 MB ~ May 24th 2016


  • Updated MPC-HC to version
  • Updated LAV Filters to version 0.68.1-0-g65b9a
  • Updated madVR to version 0.90.20
  • Updated MediaInfo to version 0.7.85
  • Updated Icaros to version 3.0.0


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Filename: K-Lite_Codec_Pack_1215_Standard.exe
: 26588 KB
: 8be8604de4df3e29cabc093a83f62926
SHA256: dd43620085f1cca732611cfa752d472771466d7ecefac65765c57d57250ecc5b

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.