K-Lite Codec Pack Mega 12.4.4

Collection of codecs, filters and tools that plays most multimedia files

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  • Version:

    Mega 12.4.4

  • Works under:

    Windows 7 / Windows 2003 / Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows 2000 / Windows 8

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    6.9 (148)

K-Lite Mega Codec Pack is a software program that offers users a very wide range of different codecs and other tools to use for multimedia purposes on a Windows PC.

The K-Lite Mega Codec Pack

Most people with a Windows PC understand that Windows Media Viewer and other similar programs struggle to play certain file extensions. While these programs do very well with WMV and MPEG formats, other extensions like MKV and DivX are foreign and won’t play at all, or they’ll just play the audio option instead of video or vice versa. The K-Lite Mega Codec Pack, developed by Codec Guide, is a great way to boost the range of any player(s) you have downloaded to your PC.

For the most part, downloading the codec pack is enough. One of the best aspects about this program is that you won’t have to go through and manually add and manipulate codecs. Simply adding them to your computer will add them to your default multimedia player.

To ensure that the mega codec pack covers the broadest range of formats possible, the software is consistently updated to add new codecs. The updates also fix any major bugs that have been plaguing the pack.

What the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack Can Be Used For

Since the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack goes to work instantly once you download and install the 31.1 MB package, you don’t have to worry about adding anything special to your web player of choice. This means you can begin to watch or listen to any type of media as soon as the codec pack is installed.

The program is able to provide so many different codecs due to the contents of the package itself. It comes with the K-Lite Codec Pack Full, as well as the QuickTime Alternative, and the Real Alternative. So if you use QuickTime or Real Player, you can now start enjoying multimedia that was previously unavailable.

The biggest benefit of the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack is that you get practically everything you need in one package. However, users should understand that these codecs are only for viewing media, i.e. watching videos and listening to music. If you’re looking for codecs for editing software like VDub, which will allow you to upload and render videos in a different format, then this codec pack won’t work. It isn’t designed for such action; it’s designed to work with your web players only.


  • The program is totally free
  • Constant updates take care of bugs and add more codecs
  • There are tons of different codes inside of the pack
  • Codes work automatically; there’s no manual manipulation required


  • Not all the bugs are worked out for all codecs
  • Windows-specific players still struggle with certain file extensions
  • The pack might need to be updated manually

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