K-lite codec pack for windowsK-Lite Mega Codec Pack is a collection of audio video codecs and DirectShow filters used for encoding and decoding various audio video formats. Also it includes various ACM and VFW codecs. The K-Lite Codec Pack is designed for playing all your audio and video files. The package enables you to play all audio and video formats using Windows Media Player or Media Player Classic.

The package enable you to plays several formats, a list of these formats is provided below.

Video Formats

Avi, divx, mkv, webm, mp4, m4v, mp4v, mpv4, ogm, ogv, flv, mpeg, mpg, mp2v, m1v, m2v, m2p, mpe, ts, m2ts, mts, m2t, tps, hdmov, mov, 3gp, 3gpp, wmv, asf, vob, mpls, rm, rmvb.

Audio Formats

Mp3, ogg, oga, mka, m4a, aac. flac, wav, mpc, ape, apl, alac, tta, ac3, dts, amr, ra.

The K-Lite Codec Pack has a couple of major advantages compared to other codec packs:

The package is updated frequently. And you will have the latest codecs and media player classic version. It works great with windows media player and windows media center and all DirectShow players, such as Media Player Classic, BS.Player, ZoomPlayer, and others. The installation is also customizable; you can choose which codec aur component you want to install.

It is also packed with some multimedia tools like DirectVobSub, Haali Media Splitter, madFLAC, GraphStudio, Codec Tweak Tool, Haali Muxer, VobSubStrip, MediaInfo, Win7DSFilterTweaker, Xvid Statsreader. It does not contain any bad or unstable codec. But the installer detects any corrupted, broken codec, filters and allows removing the buggy codec. It avoids conflicts with other codecs installed on the system.  The pack includes the option to generate thumbnails for many popular video formats which do not have any thumbnail in default installation. The pack automatically configures Windows Media Center to recognize all common audio and video file formats, and these formats appear in the media library.

There are different varieties of this package including all type of codecs for 32-bit and 64-bit systems.

K-Lite Codec Pack Basic includes all basic codecs to play all popular formats.
K-Lite Codec Pack Standard, same as Basic also includes media player classic,mpeg-2 decoder for DVD playback
K-Lite Codec Pack Full, same as standard also includes ACM,VFW codecs, additional DirectShow Filters, some useful tools,
K-Lite Codec Pack Mega, same as full also includes a few extra ACM, VFW codecs and some DirectShow Filters. This is the ultimate package.
K-Lite Codec Pack 64-bit for use on 64-bit windows, but on 64-bit system you do need to install 32-bit version of the codecs also, because the Windows Media Player on a 64-bit system is still 32-bit application.

K-Lite Codec Pack runs on Windows XP/ Vista / Windows 7.

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