Introduction

This support page provides a central location to obtain the list of the Media Feature Pack for Windows N releases. Use this page to find the correct link for your Windows release version to Microsoft Knowledge Base articles about Media Feature Pack.

N editions of Windows include the same functionality as other editions of Windows, except for media-related technologies, Windows Media Player, and certain preinstalled media apps (Groove, Movies & TV, Voice Recorder, and Skype). The Media Feature Pack provides a way for a customer to restore these excluded technologies. 

Some features require reinstalling hardware drivers after the Media Feature Pack is installed. For guidance to do this, see the following Knowledge Base article:

Update drivers in Windows 10

Media Feature Packs by Windows version

The following is a list of the articles detailing each of the Media Feature Packs for each version of Windows N editions from Windows 8 N forward.

The following versions have download links in the articles:

Windows 8: Description of the Windows Media Feature Pack for N and KN versions of all Windows 8 editions

Windows 8.1: Media Feature Pack for Windows 8.1 N and Windows 8.1 KN Editions: April 2014

Windows 10, version 1508: Media feature pack for Windows 10 N and Windows 10 KN editions

Windows 10, version 1511: Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N and Windows 10 KN editions (November 2015)

Windows 10, version 1607: Media Feature Pack for N editions of Windows 10 Version 1607

Windows 10, version 1703: Media Feature Pack for N edition of Windows 10 Version 1703 (April 2017)

The following versions can be downloaded from Media Feature Pack for N versions of Windows 10, and the articles listed provide more information about the individual update:

Windows 10, version 1709: Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N (October 2017)

Windows 10, version 1803: Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N (April 2018)

Windows 10, version 1809: Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N (October 2018)

For Windows 10 version 1903 and later, you can add the Media Feature Pack by going to Start Settings > Apps > Apps and features > Optional features > Add a feature, and then locate Media Feature Pack in the list of available optional features. The following articles provide more information about the individual updates:

Windows 10, version 1903: Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N (May 2019)

Windows 10, version 1909: Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N (November 2019)

Windows 10, version 2004: Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N (May 2020)

Windows 10, version 20H2: Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N (October 2020)

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