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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: 3.0.3 (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-3.0.3-win64.exe   vlc-3.0.3-win64.exe

Description:Download VLC media player (Windows 64-bit version)
Version:3.0.3 (added May 31, 2018 - view changelog)
Size:39.54 MB


Download: vlc-3.0.3.dmg   vlc-3.0.3.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:3.0.3 (added May 31, 2018 - view changelog)
Size:45.71 MB


Download: vlc-3.0.3-win32.exe   vlc-3.0.3-win32.exe

Description:Download VLC media player (Windows 32-bit version)
Version:3.0.3 (added May 31, 2018 - view changelog)
Size:38.32 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 3.0.3
  • Release Date: May 31, 2018
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  • Changes between 3.0.2 and 3.0.3:
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    Core:
    * Update subtitles display while paused

    Access:
    * Enable srt support on binary builds

    Decoders:
    * Allow videotoolbox hardware decoding to be disabled
    * Disable VideoToolbox for 10bits H.264
    * Fix VideoToolbox with some invalid HEVC streams
    * Fix subsdec wide character support
    * Fix 1st order Ambisonics in AAC

    Demux:
    * Miscellaneous ogg improvements & bugfixes, including oggds
    * Fix forced tracks selection
    * Fix Topfield files
    * Probe AAC/ADTS inside TS
    * Fix tracks detection issues with DolbyVision and Bluray streams

    macOS:
    * Fix "Open Network Stream" URL box focus
    * Add option to disable hardware acceleration for video decoding
    * Remove option to force dolby mode from simple preferences

    Video Output:
    * Fix crashes on Direct3D11

    Qt:
    * Fix tooltip display on some desktop environments
    * Fix spurious movement of the main Window
    * Fix playlist being displayed in fullscreen

    Misc:
    * Fix amem output
    * Fix numerous issues on fonts fallback and font shaping
    * Fix subtitles toggle through hotkeys
    * Fix audioscrobbling
    * Fix buffer over-read in avcodec audio encoding with non-default layouts
    * Numerous 3rd party libraries updated, fixing security issues

    Translations:
    * Update of most languages
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