K-Lite Codec Pack Update 12.1.2 Build 2016-05-02
Author: Codec Guide
Date: 05/02/2016 02:02 PM
Size: 16.2 MB
Requires: Win 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
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The K-lite series of packages are a collection of components needed for audio and video playback in DirectShow players such as Windows Media Player, Media Center, and Media Player Classic. They also provide additional functionality such a thumbnail generation in Explorer.
There are four variants of the K-Lite Codec Pack:
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic contains everything you need to play all the common video file formats. Such as AVI, MKV, MP4, OGM, and FLV. This pack is for those who like a small, no-nonsense pack. It is small but powerful.
K-Lite Codec Pack Standard contains a few additional features compared to the basic variant. It includes Media Player Classic, which is an excellent player for video files. This pack is recommended for the average user.
K-Lite Codec Pack Full has some extras compared to the standard variant. It additionally GraphStudioNext, and a few extra DirectShow filters.
K-Lite Codec Pack Mega is the complete pack. It additionally contains VFW/ACM codecs for video encoding/editing.
For detailed tables with comparisons of the abilities and contents of the different variants of the codec pack, have a look at the comparison of abilities and comparison of contents pages.
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