K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of audio and video codecs for Microsoft Windows that enables the operating system and its software to play various audio and video formats generally not supported by the operating system itself.
Editions of K-Lite Codec :
a) The Basic edition is the smallest version and enables a Microsoft Windows computer to play the contents of AVI, Matroska (MKV), MP4, Ogg, Flash Video(FLV) and WebM files, etc.
b) It only consists of LAV Video, LAV Audio and LAV Splitter (for audio and video decoding), DirectVobSub (for subtitle decoding), Codec Tweak Tool, Icaros Thumbnail Provider and Icaros PropertyHandler.
a) The Standard edition includes all features of the Basic edition plus madVR, MediaInfo Lite and MPC-HC.
b) This package is recommended for normal users.
a) The Full edition includes all features of the Standard edition plus ffdshow, DScaler5 MPEG-2 decoder, DC-Bass Source Mod, Haali Media Splitter, Haali Video Renderer and GraphStudioNext.
a) The Mega edition adds ACM and VFW codecs for video encoding/editing, AC3Filter, Haali Matroska Muxer, FourCC Changer and VobSubStrip.