K-Lite Codec is a pack of audiovisual codecs designed for Microsoft Windows that makes it possible for an operating system to play different formats of audio and videos that are not supported by the operating system itself and therefore cannot be played on the OS otherwise. More precisely, K-Lite Codec has a suite comprises of VFW/ACM codecs, DirectShow filters, and relevant tools. These filters and codecs encode and decode the audio-video formats that are not supported by the OS itself. The Pack also has a range of related tools such as MPC-HC (Media Player Classic Home Cinema), Codec Tweak Tool and Media info Lite.
Installation and installation
Installing and easy and uninstalling is sweeping clean with this app. Users can easily make a customized installation of K-Lite Codec without being present at the site with an integrated installation wizard. Here the customizable installation refers to the ability to choose only the components that a user requires so the potential chaos with other installed codecs can be efficiently avoided. Moreover, the installation is capable of detecting and removing more than 100 filter packs and codecs from the host computer.
The developer of K-Lite Codec believes in uncluttered space because just like a clean and precise installation when it comes to uninstallation, the process completely removes all that was installed with the program even including registry keys. Also, all possible changes made at the time of installation are undone and the host system entirely reverts to its prior to the installation state.
The three variants
The app comes with three different variants to cater to all kinds of users. Users can choose one according to the understanding and grasp of the system. The three options are Basic i-e for beginners, Standard i-e for users of more advanced level and Full is for expert users. However, if a user wants a comprehensive collection of codes then he or she can acquire the complete set with all three variants.
Customization abilities if K-Lite Codec is way beyond the component level because several components can easily handle more than one format. Users can be specific to allocate the components that means they can choose which component can deal with which format. In nutshell, the users can completely tweak the program according to their particular requirements and preferences.
Flexibility and compatibility
K- Lite Codec is very flexible and compatible. For instance, users can configure their preferred splitters and decoders for numerous formats. As for compatibility, the app greatly works combined with Media center and Window Media Player along with other DirectShow players including KM Player, Media Player Classic, GOM Player, Pot Player any various others.
Updates and resolution
In case of any problem in the software, users can get instant resolution from the huge user base of K-Lite Codecs. Also, the problems can dissolve during the process of updating as the app gets frequent updates from its developers who want to keep it up to the mark with the best possible and latest components.
The product is overall designed to be a user-friendly solution so the users can play the unlimited formats of audio-video files on their operating systems because K-Lite Codec not only plays all the popular formats but is also capable of playing many of the uncommon formats with the same efficiency. K-Lite Codec is a great time saver when it comes to playing all audiovisual formats because otherwise, you will have to separately download the source to play each format which will not only require lots of time bit unnecessary effort and disk space as well in your computer. Therefore, it can be conveniently said that K-Lite Codec is a great tool for movie and music lovers who don’t have time for media attachments of various types