K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs and related tools. Codec is short for Compressor-Decompressor. Codecs are needed for encoding and decoding (playing) audio and video. This Codec Pack is designed as a user-friendly solution for playing all your movie files. You should be able to play all the popular movie formats and even some rare formats.
The K-Lite Codec Pack has a couple of major advantages compared to other codec packs: It it always very 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; 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; and has different packages.
Full contains even more codecs. It also has encoding support for various formats. This package is for power users and people who do their own encodings.
Changelog 3.4.0 -> 3.4.5 | (2007-09-14)
* Updated Media Player Classic
* Added support for Windows 98/ME/NT4 (only in this version)
* Updated Media Player Classic to version 188.8.131.52
* Fixed three recently discoved security vulnerabilities in Media Player Classic
* Updated ffdshow to revision 1475
* Updated Gabest AVI splitter
* Re-added DirectVobSub 2.33
* Updated Codec Tweak Tool
* Better handling of files that are 'in use' during installation. Such files will be replaced during next reboot.
* Minor changes