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K-Lite Codec Pack Basic


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/14/2019.

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\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
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'k-litecodecpackbasic'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $silentArgs = '/VERYSILENT /NORESTART'
    $checksum = 'a361ed8a5570826dce6910753e12f749'
    $checksumType = 'md5'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url"  -Checksum "$checksum" -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

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Codec Guide


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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.0.9 1389 Saturday, July 27, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.0.4 743 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.0.0 446 Tuesday, June 25, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.9.8 602 Wednesday, June 5, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.9.4 817 Sunday, May 5, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.9.0 392 Wednesday, April 24, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.8.8 345 Monday, April 15, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.8.4 742 Wednesday, March 13, 2019 approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 14.7.5 545 Sunday, February 17, 2019 approved
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