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K-Lite Mega Codec Pack manufacturer description
The K-Lite Codec Pack has a couple of major advantages compared to other codec packs:
It it always very up-to-date with the newest and/or best components.
All components have been carefully selected. It is not just a random bunch of stuff thrown together.
It is very user-friendly and easy to use.
The installation is fully customizable, meaning that you are able to only install those components that you really want.
For some formats a choice can be made during installation between different filters. This allows you to tweak the pack to your own specific needs and preferences.
Uninstallation removes everything that was installed by the pack. Including all registry keys.
It is extremely easy to make a fully customized unattended installation with the integrated wizard.
It has been very well tested. The pack doesn't contain any conflicting or buggy codecs.
It tries to avoid potential conflicts with other codecs already installed on your computer.
The pack 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.
This pack has a huge user base. This means that problems are found and resolved quickly.
Suitable for both novice and expert users.
Player:Media Player Classic
ffdshow: ffdshow, ffdshow VFW interface, extra plugins
DirectShow video decoding filters: XviD, DivX, On2 VP6, On2 VP7, MPEG-2 (Cyberlink), MPEG-2 (Gabest), MPEG-1 (MainConcept)
DirectShow audio decoding filters: AC3/DTS/LPCM (AC3Filter), Vorbis (CoreVorbis), AAC (CoreAAC)
DirectShow audio parsers: MusePack (MONOGRAM), WavPack (CoreWavPack), FLAC (madFLAC), Monkey's Audio (DCoder), OptimFROG (RadLight), DC-Bass Source, AC3/DTS Source (AC3File), AMR (MONOGRAM)
DirectShow source filters: AVI splitter (Gabest), AVI splitter (Haali Media Splitter), MP4 splitter (Haali Media Splitter), MP4 splitter (Gabest), Matroska splitter (Haali Media Splitter), Matroska splitter (Gabest), Ogg splitter (Haali Media Splitter), Ogg splitter (Gabest), MPEG PS/TS splitter (Gabest), MPEG PS/TS splitter (Haali Media Splitter), FLV splitter (Gabest), CDDA Reader (Gabest) , CDXA Reader (Gabest)
DirectShow subtitle filter: DirectVobSub (a.k.a. VSFilter), DirectVobSub (a.k.a. VSFilter)
Other filters: Haali Video Renderer
VFW video codecs: XviD, DivX Pro, x264, On2 VP6, On2 VP7, Intel Indeo 4, Intel Indeo 5, Intel I.263, huffyuv, I420 (Helix), YV12 (Helix)
ACM audio codecs: MP3 (Fraunhofer), MP3 (LAME), AC3ACM, Vorbis, DivX ;) Audio
Real Alternative: RealMedia codecs, RealMedia plugin for Internet Explorer, RealMedia plugin for Firefox/Mozilla/Netscape/Opera, RealMedia DirectShow splitter
Tools: Codec Tweak Tool, GSpot Codec Information Appliance, MediaInfo Lite, VobSubStrip, GraphEdit, Haali Muxer, FourCC Changer, Bitrate Calculator