A large codec pack which includes audio and video codecs as well as related tools.
K-lite mega codec pack is a free software bundle which includes the k-lite codec pack full and real alternative. codec is short for compressor-decompressor. codecs are needed for encoding and decoding (playing) audio and video. the k-lite codec pack is designed as a user-friendly solution for playing all your movie files. with the k-lite codec pack you should be able to play all the popular movie formats and even some rare formats.
the k-lite codec pack has a couple of major advantages compared to other codec packs:
- it is updated frequently. so it is always up-to-date with the newest and/or best components.
- all components have been carefully selected for specific purposes. it is not just a random bunch of stuff thrown together.
- it is very user-friendly and easy to use.
- works great with windows media player and windows media center. but also with all other directshow players, such as media player classic, bs.player, zoomplayer, and others.
- the installation is fully customizable, meaning that you are able to install just those components that you really want.
- the pack has many options, which allows you to tweak it to your own specific needs and preferences.
- uninstallation removes everything that was installed by the pack. including all registry keys. all changes are properly undone.
- it is extremely easy to make a fully customized unattended installation with the integrated wizard.
- it does not contain any codecs or filters that are known to be bad, buggy or unstable. in fact, the installer is able to detect and disable several known troublemakers.
- it tries to avoid potential conflicts with other codecs installed on your computer. the installer is able to detect and remove over 100 different codec and filter packs.
- the installer is able to detect broken codecs and filters on your system, and helps you to remove them.
- it is a very complete package, containing everything you need to play your movies.
- the pack has options to activate thumbnail generation in windows explorer for several popular video file formats, which are by default not thumbnailed in explorer.
- the pack automatically configures media center to recognize all common audio and video file formats, so that such files show up in your media library.
- this pack has a huge user base. this means that problems are found and resolved quickly.
- there are different variants of the pack. from very small to large.
- the pack is suitable for both novice and expert users.