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VideoLAN (VLC)

VideoLan (VLC Media Player) is a multimedia and DVD player for Linux, BeOS, BSD, MacOS X ...
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Language: English
Ease of use: Not Rated
Latest Version: 3.0.1 (details)
OS Support: Windows 95 Windows 98 Windows Me Windows 2000 Windows XP Linux/Unix Mac OS Other Windows 7
License: Open Source
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Download: vlc-3.0.1-win64.exe   vlc-3.0.1-win64.exe

Description:Download VLC media player (Windows 64-bit version)
Version:3.0.1 (added Feb 28, 2018 - view changelog)
Size:38.3 MB


Download: vlc-3.0.1.dmg   vlc-3.0.1.dmg

Description:Download VLC Media Player for Mac OS X (32/64 bit Intel Mac - for other Mac OS X systems, please refer to this page)
Version:3.0.1 (added Feb 28, 2018 - view changelog)
Size:44.67 MB


Download: vlc-3.0.1-win32.exe   vlc-3.0.1-win32.exe

Description:Download VLC media player (Windows 32-bit version)
Version:3.0.1 (added Feb 28, 2018 - view changelog)
Size:37.1 MB


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Description:

VLC Media player (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

Playing back .MP4 H.264 encoded movies:


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Supported File Formats:

Input Files: 3GP, AAC, AC3, ASF, AVI, DTS, DVB, DVD, DVR-MS, FLC, H.264, MOV, MP3, MP4, MPG, OGG/OGM, SVCD, VCD, WAV, WMA, WMV

OS Compatibility:

Windows 95/Windows 98/Windows Me/Windows 2000/Windows XP/Linux/Unix/Mac OS/Other/Windows 7

Related Articles & Tutorials:

Read Article: H.264 Playback Guide   H.264 Playback Guide   Essential Reading  

Description: A guide on how to play back H.264 files (MP4 + AAC), including a look at software including ffdshow, CoreAVC, Nero ShowTime


Revision History:

Version 3.0.1
  • Release Date: Feb 28, 2018
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  • Changes between 3.0.0 and 3.0.1:
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    Core:
     * Fix use-after-free when cleaning playlists
     * Fix crash on exit on Windows

    Video output:
     * Fix HLG tone mapping on some systems like macOS.
     * Fix screensaver inhibition on Windows XP
     * Fix various Direct3D11 crashes
     * Fix HDR tone mapping in Direct3d11
     * Fix pink screen on Windows

    Decoder:
     * Fix potential stack buffer overflow with faad
     * Enable Cineform HD in avcodec

    Hardware Decoder:
     * macOS: Improve HEVC 10bit performance with Videotoolbox
     * android: Add MPEG2 support via MediaCodec
     * Fix HEVC decoding with some files on Android/macOS/iOS
     * Improve Direct3D11 memory usage

    Demux:
     * Improve MKV seeking speed
     * Fix xspf base URL handling
     * Fix reading mp4 trun with moof based offsets
     * Fix adaptive http redirections
     * Replace old API, fixing adaptive TLS leak
     * Use mime type as fallback for HLS segment type
     * Fix subtitle (srt,ssa..) seek when having a single entry
     * Flag non default HDMV subset video streams
     * Increase TS probing amount for 4K streams
     * Miscellaneous MKV, MP4 & AVI crash fixes

    Packetizer:
     * Fix out of bounds read in mpeg4video

    Stream Output:
     * Improve chromecast loading speed
     * Improve local/chromecast transition during playback
     * Fix chromecast loading with some versions of Windows
     * Fix chromecast loading with some chromecast devices (TVs and Android boxes)
     * Fix wrong first cover art when casting
     * Fix casting to VP9

    macOS Interface:
     * Re-add option to disable the fullscreen controller panel
     * Auto-layout improvements
     * Remove misleading playback warning indicator
     * Fix crash with the interface for lua extensions (like VLSub)
     * Fix show sidebar setting being ignored on restart
     * Fix MKV files association
     * Fix chromecast audio detection

    Qt Interface:
     * Improve scaling on HiDPI displays

    Snap:
     * Improve interface look and feel.
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