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.
- There are 3 packages available: Basic, Standard, and Full.
This Full Pack contains even more codecs. It also has encoding support for various formats. This package is for power users and people who do their own encodings
Note: Older versions of K-Lite Codec Pack Full which run on all operating systems can be downloaded here.
What's New in version 4.7.5:
- Updated Media Player Classic Homecinema to version 1.2.1008.0
- Updated Media Player Classic to version 188.8.131.52 rev. 99
- Updated ffdshow to revision 2819
- Added x264 encoding plugin for ffdshow
- Updated Cyberlink MPEG-2 decoder to version 184.108.40.206
- Updated MONOGRAM AAC decoder to version 0.9.6.0
- Updated x264VFW to revision 1115
- Updated MediaInfo Lite to version 0.7.12
- Updated Codec Tweak Tool to version 2.5.1
- Minor change
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