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K-Lite Codec Pack Basic


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 5/5/2019.

The Basic variant is very small and contains only the bare essentials needed for multimedia playback. Despite its small size, it is still very powerful and allows playback of practically every known audio and video format.

To install K-Lite Codec Pack Basic, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install k-litecodecpackbasic

To upgrade K-Lite Codec Pack Basic, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade k-litecodecpackbasic


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'k-litecodecpackbasic'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $silentArgs = '/VERYSILENT /NORESTART'
    $checksum = '19c8ae1a32a362c24af7500988591a33'
    $checksumType = 'md5'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url"  -Checksum "$checksum" -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'k-litecodecpackbasic'
    $fileType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/SILENT /NORESTART'
    $osBitness = Get-ProcessorBits
    if ($osBitness -eq 64) 
      $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KLiteCodecPack_is1).UninstallString 
     } else {
      $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KLiteCodecPack_is1).UninstallString
    if ($uninstallString -ne "") {
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $uninstallString

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Codec Guide


Release Notes

Updated LAV Filters to version 0.74.1-16-ga5009e
Updated Icaros to version 3.1.1 b1

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.9.0 379 Wednesday, April 24, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.8.8 331 Monday, April 15, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.8.4 734 Wednesday, March 13, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.7.5 534 Sunday, February 17, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.6.5 421 Wednesday, January 23, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.6.0 452 Wednesday, December 19, 2018 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.5.5 542 Saturday, November 10, 2018 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.5.2 409 Saturday, October 13, 2018 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.4.0 343 Monday, September 10, 2018 approved
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