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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: 3.0.4 (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-3.0.4-win64.exe   vlc-3.0.4-win64.exe

Description:Download VLC media player (Windows 64-bit version)
Version:3.0.4 (added Sep 01, 2018 - view changelog)
Size:39.56 MB


Download: vlc-3.0.4.dmg   vlc-3.0.4.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:3.0.4 (added Sep 01, 2018 - view changelog)
Size:45.93 MB


Download: vlc-3.0.4-win32.exe   vlc-3.0.4-win32.exe

Description:Download VLC media player (Windows 32-bit version)
Version:3.0.4 (added Sep 01, 2018 - view changelog)
Size:38.35 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 3.0.4
  • Release Date: Sep 1, 2018
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  • Changes between 3.0.3 and 3.0.4:
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    Decoder:
    * Blacklist some intel GPU when decoding HEVC
    * Decode AV1 streams
    * Fix playback of low-fps files
    * Fix hardware decoding of low-latency sliced H.264 streams on macOS
    * Fix seeking with streams containing WebVTT subtitles
    * Fix decoding some CC-608 streams with roll-up
    * Fix crashes with LPCM streams
    * Fix colorspace of JPEG, PNG and screen inputs
    * Fix MediaCodec rotation handling

    Demux:
    * Improve FLV fps detection
    * Fix some ogg/flac
    * Improve support for broken HEVC inside MKV
    * Fix some AVI regression for broken files and for DVAudio
    * Support files splitted in the .mts%d pattern
    * Fixes for MKV seeking
    * Fix for MP4 disabled track selection
    * Fix playback of incomplete RAR files (downloading)

    Audio Output:
    * Improve iOS session management and resume-from-pause
    * Improve macOS audio performance
    * Support 44.1kHz DTS passthrough
    * Fix crashes on DirectSound output

    Video Output:
    * Fix some crash in Direct3D11/Direct3D9 because of sensors
    * Fix some broken DVD subtitles rendering (OpenGL, notably)
    * Fix crashes on old mac machines, after some time
    * Fix memleaks on the EGL output (Android notably)
    * Fix misc display in Direct3D11 due to broken drivers
    * Fix potential green screen on Windows XP

    Text renderer:
    * Fix rendering of arabic fonts fallback on macOS
    * Fix head buffer overflow on macOS with some fonts
    * Fix rendering of fonts with specific fonts
    * Fix some RTL rendering

    Misc:
    * Fix live555, macOS-UI, screen capture crashes
    * Change the extension registration names on Windows
    * Fix VLM 'now' date
    * Fixes on the HTTPD server
    * Fix on the NTservice registration
    * Fix --stop-time option
    * Fix ChromeCast compatibility with web interface
    * Fix subtitles alignment
    * Fix infinite recursion on directory playback
    * Fix detection SAT>IP servers

    Qt:
    * Fix tooltip display when using Wayland

    macOS:
    * macOS 10.7.5 is required now, VLC will no longer launch on earlier releases
    * Fix delay and fps setting in subtitle dialog
    * Modernized and improved support for media keys
    * Fix issues with drag and drop of playlist items
    * Fix support for audio capturing with qtsound module
    * Fix layout issues in the Convert and Save panel

    Translations:
    * Update of most translations
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