K-Lite Codec Pack Mac - K-Lite Codec Pack for Mac Yosemite Included

K-Lite Codec Mac - Play or Convert Any Video and Audio Files on Mac OS X

Sep 1, 2015, Posted by Shirley White

What Is K-Lite Codec Pack?

K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of audio and video codecs that are needed to play various audio and video formats generally not supported by Microsoft operating system itself and its software.

There are four editions of K-Lite Codec Pack, all being available free of charge.

  • Basic: This edition includes all the essentials that allow a Microsoft Windows computer to play all popular video formats such as AVI, MP4, Matroska (MKV), Flash Video (FLV), Ogg and WebM files, etc. It only consists of LAV Video, LAV Audio and LAV Splitter (for audio and video decoding), DirectVobSub (for subtitle decoding), Codec Tweak Tool, Icaros ThumbnailProvider and Icaros PropertyHandler. Basic edition is the only edition that does not include MPC-HC(A Media Player) or MediaInfo Lite.
  • Standard: This edition, designed for normal users, contains all features of the Basic edition as well as madVR, MediaInfo Lite and MPC-HC.
  • Full: The Full edition is superior to the Standard edition, which contains all features of the Standard edition with the addition of fdshow, DScaler5 MPEG-2 decoder, DC-Bass Source Mod, Haali Media Splitter, Haali Video Renderer and GraphStudioNext.
  • Mega: The Mega edition adds ACM and VFW codecs for video encoding/editing, AC3Filter, Haali Matroska Muxer, FourCC Changer and VobSubStrip.

K-Lite Codec Pack for Mac

Unfortunately, K-Lite Codec Pack only has Windows version and there is not yet a Mac Version. So people who are using Mac OS X or just switch to Mac OS X long to something like K-Lite Code Pack for Mac.

In this case, Faasoft Video Converter for Mac is the best choice, which is kind of the K-Lite Codec Pack for Mac. With it, you can play almost all kinds of video and audio files such as AVI, XMV, DivX, Xvid, MKV, FLV, F4V, SWF, MXF, MVI, OGM, WebM, MP4, MPG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MJPEG, MJPG, H.263, H.264, 720p/1080p AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, M2T, TS, RM, RMVB, MOV, M4V, QT, AAC, AC3, DTS, ALAC, FLAC, WMA, XWM, 3GA, M4A, M4B, MKA, etc on Mac OS X (Yosemite included).

Not only that, this Converter for Mac has the feature of converting any video and audio formats and then you can play your favorite movies and music on popular Mac players like iTunes, iMovie, QuickTime, Final Cut Pro, etc.

In addition, Faasoft Video Converter has a Windows version, which is the best alternative to K-Lite Codec Pack so that you can play and convert any video and audio on Windows (Windows 10 included).

How to Use K-Lite Codec Pack for Mac?

Download this K-Lite Codec Pack for Mac and then install and run it. Next, follow the step by step guide as below to use this K-Lite Codec Pack Mac with ease.

Step 1 View video or listen music
Simply drag and drop your file that you want to view or listen to the program main interface and you will see the file be loaded in a flash. Once the file is added, click the "Play" button on the right side of the program interface to watch your movie or enjoy your music. Click "Full Screen" button to view videos in full screen.

Step 2 Convert and edit files
Click "Profile" drop-down button to select output formats as your desire if you want to convert your video or audio file to other format.

Click "Trim" button to open "Video Edit" window or click "Settings..." button to open Advanced Setting window. And then you can optimize your video or audio in many aspects.

Step 3 Finish the conversion
Click the big "Convert" button to finish the video and audio conversion and editing.

Another K-Lite Codec Pack Mac

Perian is an open source QuickTime component, which is similar to K-Lite Codec Pack on Windows. With it, QuickTime supports many video formats including MKV, FLV, WMV, AVI, DivX, and XviD.