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Software Author(s):

  • Codec Guide


k-litecodecpackbasic codec video media player

K-Lite Codec Pack Basic



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Software Author(s):

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K-Lite Codec Pack Basic

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This package was rejected on 26 Nov 2020. The reviewer chocolatey-ops has listed the following reason(s):

zersh (maintainer) on 22 Oct 2020 08:30:18 +00:00:

User 'zersh' (maintainer) submitted package.

chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 22 Oct 2020 09:04:43 +00:00:

k-litecodecpackbasic has passed automated validation. It may have or may still fail other checks like testing (verification).
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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 22 Oct 2020 14:54:43 +00:00:

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 11 Nov 2020 14:54:50 +00:00:

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 26 Nov 2020 14:58:22 +00:00:

Unfortunately there has not been progress to move k-litecodecpackbasic v15.8.0 towards an approved status within 15 days after the last review message, so we need to close (reject) the package version at this time. If you want to pick this version up and move it towards approval in the future, use the contact site admins link on the package page and we can move it back into a submitted status so you can submit updates.

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The Basic variant is very small and contains only the bare essentials needed for multimedia playback. Despite its small size, it is still very powerful and allows playback of practically every known audio and video format.

Screenshot MPC-HC

$packageName = 'k-litecodecpackbasic'
$installerType = 'exe'
$url = ''
$checksum = '057cf245e3b8e7675339eb89fd9d87e3'

$checksumType = 'md5'
Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url"  -Checksum "$checksum" -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

$packageName = 'k-litecodecpackbasic'
$fileType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/SILENT /NORESTART'

$osBitness = Get-ProcessorBits
if ($osBitness -eq 64) 
  $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KLiteCodecPack_is1).UninstallString 
 } else {
  $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KLiteCodecPack_is1).UninstallString

if ($uninstallString -ne "") {
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $uninstallString

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.8.7 6419 Thursday, November 5, 2020 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.7.5 8634 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.7.0 7156 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.6.8 2832 Saturday, August 15, 2020 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.6.5 1947 Saturday, August 8, 2020 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.6.0 5038 Sunday, July 12, 2020 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.5.6 3230 Saturday, June 27, 2020 Approved
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 15.5.0 5558 Saturday, May 30, 2020 Approved

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