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Last Update:

23 Oct 2021

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Software Author(s):

  • Codec Guide


k-litecodecpackbasic codec video media player

K-Lite Codec Pack Basic

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16.5.0 | Updated: 23 Oct 2021



Downloads of v 16.5.0:



Software Author(s):

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K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 16.5.0

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


To install K-Lite Codec Pack Basic, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade K-Lite Codec Pack Basic, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall K-Lite Codec Pack Basic, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade k-litecodecpackbasic -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade k-litecodecpackbasic -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure k-litecodecpackbasic installed
    name: k-litecodecpackbasic
    state: present
    version: 16.5.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'k-litecodecpackbasic' do
  action    :install
  version  '16.5.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: k-litecodecpackbasic,
    Version: 16.5.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller k-litecodecpackbasic
   Name     = 'k-litecodecpackbasic'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '16.5.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'k-litecodecpackbasic':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '16.5.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install k-litecodecpackbasic version="16.5.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 23 Oct 2021.


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.

Screenshot MPC-HC

$packageName = 'k-litecodecpackbasic'
$installerType = 'exe'
$url = ''
$checksum = 'b2f3622d68b61b7a8ea48572d229a381'

$checksumType = 'md5'
Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url"  -Checksum "$checksum" -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

$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

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 16.4.6 5386 Saturday, September 18, 2021 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 16.4.0 3098 Sunday, September 5, 2021 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 16.3.5 8503 Thursday, July 22, 2021 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 16.3.0 5737 Saturday, June 26, 2021 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 16.2.5 3533 Saturday, June 12, 2021 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 16.2.0 4321 Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 16.1.2 9315 Thursday, April 15, 2021 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 16.1.0 3947 Monday, March 29, 2021 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 16.0.5 7061 Saturday, February 27, 2021 Approved

Updated LAV Filters to version 0.75.1-9-gde277

This package has no dependencies.

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