K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs and related tools. Codec is short for Compressor-Decompressor. Codecs are needed for encoding and decoding (playing) audio and video. The K-Lite Codec Pack is designed as a user-friendly solution for playing all your movie files. With the K-Lite Codec Pack you should be able to play all the popular movie formats and even some rare formats.
The K-Lite Codec Pack has a couple of major advantages compared to other codec packs:
- It it always very up-to-date with the latest versions of the codecs.
- It is very user-friendly and the installation is fully customizable, meaning that you can install only those components that you really want.
- It has been very well tested, so that the package doesnt contain any conflicting codecs.
- It is a very complete package, containing everything you need to play your movies.
Contents of K-Lite Codec Pack Basic:
DirectShow source filters:
- Haali Media Splitter [version 126.96.36.199]
- MP4 splitter (Gabest) [version 1.3.1572.0]
- FLV splitter (Gabest) [version 1.3.1572.0]
DirectShow subtitle filter:
- DirectVobSub (a.k.a. VSFilter) [version 188.8.131.52]
- Haali Video Renderer [version 184.108.40.206]
- Codec Tweak Tool [version 4.2.0]
Whats New in version 5.7.0:
- Changed default H.264 decoder from ffdshow (libavcodec) to ffdshow (ffmpeg-mt)
- This gives better performance on computers with multiple CPU cores
- Updated Gabest MP4 splitter to version 1.3.1572.0
- Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 4.2.0
- Minor changes
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