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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: 3.0.8 (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-3.0.8-win64.exe   vlc-3.0.8-win64.exe

Description:Download VLC media player (Windows 64-bit version)
Version:3.0.8 (added Aug 20, 2019 - view changelog)
Size:40.08 MB


Download: vlc-3.0.8.dmg   vlc-3.0.8.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:3.0.8 (added Aug 20, 2019 - view changelog)
Size:49.14 MB


Download: vlc-3.0.8-win32.exe   vlc-3.0.8-win32.exe

Description:Download VLC media player (Windows 32-bit version)
Version:3.0.8 (added Aug 20, 2019 - view changelog)
Size:38.88 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 3.0.8
  • Release Date: Aug 20, 2019
  • Download(s):
  • Changes between 3.0.7.1 and 3.0.8:
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    Core:
     * Fix stuttering for low framerate videos

    Demux:
     * Fix channel ordering in some MP4 files
     * Fix glitches in TS over HLS
     * Add real probing of HLS streams
     * Fix HLS MIME type fallback

    Decoder:
     * Fix WebVTT subtitles rendering

    Stream filter:
     * Improve network buffering

    Misc:
     * Update Youtube script

    Audio Output:
     * macOS/iOS: Fix stuttering or blank audio when starting or seeking when using
       external audio devices (bluetooth for example)
     * macOS: Fix AV synchronization when using external audio devices

    Video Output:
     * Direct3D11: Fix hardware acceleration for some AMD drivers

    Stream output:
     * Fix transcoding when the decoder does not set the chroma

    Security:
     * Fix a buffer overflow in the MKV demuxer (CVE-2019-14970)
     * Fix a read buffer overflow in the avcodec decoder (CVE-2019-13962)
     * Fix a read buffer overflow in the FAAD decoder
     * Fix a read buffer overflow in the OGG demuxer (CVE-2019-14437, CVE-2019-14438)
     * Fix a read buffer overflow in the ASF demuxer (CVE-2019-14776)
     * Fix a use after free in the MKV demuxer (CVE-2019-14777, CVE-2019-14778)
     * Fix a use after free in the ASF demuxer (CVE-2019-14533)
     * Fix a couple of integer underflows in the MP4 demuxer (CVE-2019-13602)
     * Fix a null dereference in the dvdnav demuxer
     * Fix a null dereference in the ASF demuxer (CVE-2019-14534)
     * Fix a null dereference in the AVI demuxer
     * Fix a division by zero in the CAF demuxer (CVE-2019-14498)
     * Fix a division by zero in the ASF demuxer (CVE-2019-14535)

    Contribs:
     * Update to a newer libmodplug version (0.8.9.0)
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