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K-Lite Codec Pack 5.7.0 Basic

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What is K-Lite Codec Pack Basic?

K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of audio and video codecs for Microsoft Windows that enables the operating system and its software to play various audio and video formats generally not supported by the operating system itself. The Full edition includes 31 additional components and four additional tools beyond those included in the Standard edition, as well as adding video encoding capabilities to Microsoft Windows PCs. However, no encoding or conversion tool is included in the package.

About  (from Codec Guide)

The basic variant contains everything you need to play all the common video file formats. Such as AVI, MKV, MP4, OGM, and FLV. This pack is for those who like a small no-nonsense pack. It is small, but powerful.


The setup package is about 18.22 MB (19,102,425 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: codecguide.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 18.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Codec Pack 5.7.0 Basic

  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove K-Lite Codec Pack Basic?

Quickly and completely remove K-Lite Codec Pack 5.7.0 (Basic) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall K-Lite Codec Pack Basic from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program K-Lite Codec Pack 5.7.0 (Basic), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove K-Lite Codec Pack Basic.

Win 7 (SP1) 35%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.90%
Windows XP 30.61%
Windows Vista 12.24%
Windows 10 12.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 31.91%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.77%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.38%
Windows 10 Pro 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.00%
  Argentina 10.00%
  France 4.00%
  Ecuador 4.00%
  Australia 4.00%
  Israel 4.00%
  Poland 4.00%
  BO 2.00%
  CY 2.00%
  Belgium 2.00%
  Panama 2.00%
  RS 2.00%
  Russia 2.00%
  Mexico 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.32%
Dell 21.62%
Acer 10.81%
Toshiba 8.11%
American Megatrends 5.41%
Sony 5.41%
Samsung 2.70%
Packard Bell 2.70%
Lenovo 2.70%
Intel 2.70%
Gateway 2.70%
Common models
HP G42 Notebook PC 5.13%
Sony VGN-AW350J 5.13%
VIA KM266-8235 2.56%
Unknow Unknow 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.56%

About Codec Guide

Codec Guide is the organization that developes the K-Lite Codec Pack which is a collection of audio and video codecs for Windows that enables the OS and installed software to play various audio and video formats not supported by Windows itself.
Publisher URL: codecguide.com


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