The K-Lite Codec Pack has a couple of major advantages compared to other codec packs:
It it always up-to-date with the latest versions of the codecs.
It is very user-friendly and the installation is fully customizable, meaning that you can install only those components that you really want.amv codecs
It has been very well tested, so that the package doesn't contain any conflicting codecs.
It is a very complete package, containing everything you need to play your movies.
There are three versions of the K-Lite Codec Pack: Basic, Standard and Full.
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic contains only the most essential things. It contains everything you need to be able to play the most popular and widespread formats. It is small enough to fit on a single floppy. Also great for including on your movie CDs.
K-Lite Codec Pack Standard contains everything you need to play all the commonly used formats. This package should be enough for the average user.
K-Lite Codec Pack Full contains even more codecs. It also has encoding support for the various formats. This package is for power users and people who do their own encodings.
Features of K-Lite Codec Pack 3.4.0 FULL version :
Media Player Classic [version 220.127.116.11+ | Mod by Casimir666 v18.104.22.168]
FFDShow [rev. 1371]
FFDShow VFW interface
DirectShow video filters :
XviD [version 1.1.3]
DivX [version 22.214.171.124]
On2 VP6 [version 126.96.36.199]
On2 VP7 [version 188.8.131.52]
MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 (Cyberlink) [version 184.108.40.20602]
MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 (DScaler5) [version 0.0.8.0]
MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 (Gabest) [version 220.127.116.11]
MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 (MainConcept) [version 18.104.22.168]
MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 (Ligos) [version 22.214.171.124]
VFW video codecs :
XviD [version 1.2.0-dev build 2006-11-08]
DivX Pro [version 126.96.36.199]
x264 [rev. 655]
Windows Media 9 VCM [version 188.8.131.524]
On2 VP6 [version 184.108.40.206] [Encoding]
On2 VP7 [version 220.127.116.11] [Encoding]
Intel Indeo [version 5.2562.15.54]