K-Lite Codec Pack




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K-Lite Codec Pack Full contains a collection of audio and video codecs and DirectShow Filters for use on Microsoft Windows. Formats that are not typically supported by software on your current operating system are now made functional with the use of this program. The software developer, Codec Guide, offers this program to the public free of charge. For basic users looking to watch a movie that they weren’t able to before and advanced users that do their own encoding, K-Lite Codec Pack Full is at least worth a look, if not a complete download.

It is often very annoying when while trying to browse through your newly bought laptop, you try to open a file from your USB, then a system error message appears saying that you don’t have the required software to open such file. K-Lite Codec Pack will help you with this problem. It is programmed with a number of audio and video codecs. With this downloaded on your computer, it allows your PC to play different audio files. Setting this software as default in opening your multimedia will save you much of your time in trying to figure out on which software to play. It has a very wide collections of codec and is being updated from time to time. K-Lite Codec comes in 4 editions; basic, standard, full and mega. These editions are upgraded one greater than the other and the good thing is, all of these editions are all free and can be downloaded anytime.

Tools & Customization Features
The Full edition of K-Lite Codec Pack includes software that enables computers using Microsoft Windows to play contents of the following file types: WebM, Matroska (MKV), MP4, AVI, Ogg, Flash Video (FLV) and more.

K-Lite Codec Pack Full consists of several different audio and video decoding options, such as LAV Video, LAV Audio and LAV Splitter, among others and subtitle decoders, namely DirectVobSub. The Full Edition of the software is a perfect fit for those that do their own encoding.

The key features of this program include access to the Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC), MediaInfoLite, GraphStudioNext and MadVR. This version also allows for subtitle rendering. Playback of Blu-ray (after decryption) and DVD’s produces clarity of video and impeccable audio. Your PC transforms into a fully-functioning Media Center with the use of K-Lite Codec PackFull.

The installation process is extremely easy. The step-by-step wizard set-up process provides detailed information on each feature before it is installed on your computer. Each feature available is completely customizable, allowing users to choose only the components they need. Once selected, users can literally customize the each one of the settings of every codec included in the package. Users are even able to assign which components they would like to handle specific formats. The K-Lite Codec PackFull is also able to detect and remove any codecs and filters, currently located on your computer, that are broken or conflicting.

K-Lite Codec PackFull is compatible with Windows XP and later and can even be downloaded on a flash drive, so you can take it along to use on another PC. Thorough testing has been conducted to fix any issues, remove bugs, and improve customer satisfaction. Updates are provided often, to ensure users are always obtaining the best media experience available utilizing the latest features possible.

K-Lite Mega Codec Pack provides all the codecs you need to play a good collection of audio/video files. Moreover, K-Lite Mega Codec Pack includes a video player, filters for subtitles, utilities for managing and configuring the installed codecs, video and audio encoders for most common compression formats. Setup is fast and not put users in “confusion”, but leaves sufficient flexibility for customization of the advanced configuration options.

• Know the software
K-Lite Mega Codec Pack is a collection of DirectShow filters, VFW/ACM codecs, DirectShow filters and tools, necessary for encoding and decoding of audio and video formats. Each user should have in your operating system this program that allows playback of all audio and video files. This software is a user-friendly solution that enables playback of all formats, even less common ones, without burdening your operating system or conflict with other software and the third-party media player.

K-Lite Mega Codec Pack is constantly updated to provide maximum compatibility, for both to operate with different players like Windows Media Player, Windows Media Center Works, DirectShow, Media Player Classic, BS.Player, Zoom Player, etc. Installation and un-installation of the program is very fast and without leaving traces in the registry.

In order to play a video or listen to music on your computer, you must have installed the codec for the format in which this content has been created. Many times, the lack of these codecs makes it impossible to play and it’s very frustrating, after downloading a video, you can watch or listen it just because of the lack of certain codecs.

Important highlights of the program:
• Allows you to play videos in AVI, MP4, MKV, FLV, OGM, mpg, MPEG, MOV, HDMOV FILES, TS, M2TS and OGG.
• Includes multimedia player.
• DVD playback.

Final Say
For encoders looking for a customizable program, the K-Lite Codec Pack Full should be considered at the top of the list. This program is a good fit for any movie buff or music lover that is frustrated with the display of error messages when certain playback is desired, but ultimately denied. Other codec packs on the market have been proven to slow down performance and affect the reliability of media playback. Not only is the collection extensively tested with highly rated reviews, the price tag (Free) literally makes this the obvious choice.



  • Media Player Classic Homecinema
  • DirectShow video decoding filters
  • DirectShow audio decoding filters
  • DirectShow subtitle filter


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