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9.7.0 100.00%

K-Lite Codec Pack 9.7.0 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)

This is a bundle of 64-bit DirectShow filters that can be used together with 64-bit players, such as Windows Media Center. This 64-bit pack can co-exist without problems with the regular K-Lite Codec Pack. In fact, it is recommended to install both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the codec pack. Works on x64 versions...  Read more

Overview

A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 37 files and is usually about 36.76 MB (38,543,551 bytes).

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: 36.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Codec Pack 9.7.0 Basic

  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • avcodec-ics-54.dll
  • avcodec-lav-54.dll
  • avfilter-lav-3.dll
  • avformat-ics-54.dll
  • avformat-lav-54.dll
  • avi.dll
  • avresample-lav-1.dll
  • avs.dll
  • avss.dll
  • avutil-ics-52.dll
  • avutil-lav-52.dll
  • CodecTweakTool.exe
  • ff_libdts.dll - libdts DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_libfaad2.dll - FAAD2 DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_libmad.dll - MPEG Audio Decoder DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_samplerate.dll
  • ff_unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library (RAR decompression library built for ffdshow)
  • ff_wmv9.dll - ffdshow WMV9
  • ffmpeg.dll
  • IcarosPropertyHandler.dll (by Tabibito Technology) - Icaros Property Handler
  • IcarosThumbnailProvider.dll (by Tabibito Technology) - Icaros Thumbnail Provider
  • IntelQuickSyncDecoder.dll (by Intel) - IntelQuickSyncDecoder (IntelQuickSyncDecoder DLL)
  • libbluray.dll
  • libmpeg2_ff.dll - mpeg2dec DLL built for ffdshow
  • mkunicode.dll
  • mkx.dll
  • mkzlib.dll
  • mp4.dll
  • SetACL_x64.exe (by Helge Klein) - SetACL (SetACL 2)
  • SetACL_x86.exe (by Helge Klein)
  • swscale-ics-2.dll
  • swscale-lav-2.dll
  • ts.dll
  • vsfilter.dll (by xy-VSFilter Team) - VSFilter (VobSub & TextSub filter for DirectShow/VirtualDub/Avisynth)
  • WindowsCodecs.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Windows Codecs Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A438BFB5-2F36-4BD4-A5C0-F517E46682D1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove K-Lite Codec Pack Basic?

Quickly and completely remove K-Lite Codec Pack 9.7.0 (Basic) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (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 9.7.0 (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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#25,528

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.61%
Windows 10 19.70%
Windows XP 13.64%
Windows Vista 6.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.08%
Windows 7 Professional 12.31%
Windows 8.1 6.15%
Windows 8 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.66%
  Germany 6.90%
  France 6.90%
  United Kingdom 6.21%
  Canada 4.14%
  Italy 2.76%
  Austria 2.07%
  Australia 2.07%
  Belgium 2.07%
  Brazil 2.07%
  Spain 2.07%
  Hungary 2.07%
  Israel 2.07%
  Japan 2.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.47%
ASUS 18.09%
Acer 18.09%
Dell 15.96%
GIGABYTE 8.51%
Toshiba 4.26%
American Megatrends 4.26%
Alienware 2.13%
Intel 2.13%
Lenovo 2.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.92%
Sony SVS1512S1ES 1.96%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.96%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.96%
Sony VPCEB3M1E 0.98%
Sony VGN-NW270F 0.98%

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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