VLC media player

VLC media player

Play video and audio files in a broad array of formats
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4.2

on 19828 votes
License: Open source
Total downloads:217,594 (152 last week)
Operating system:Windows 95/98/2000/XP/XP Professional/Vista/7/8/10/11
Latest version:3.0.20
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Description

VLC media player is mentioned in best media players for Windows

Watch multimedia files in practically any format without the necessity to search for any additional codecs. Play DVD-Video, video CD, videos in multiple lossless and lossy formats and streaming protocols or choose to make a screencast by recording the desktop and saving the stream as a file.

VLC media player 3.0.20 that could have been downloaded from our website for free. The common filenames for the program's installer are vlc.exe, FLVPlayer.exe, vlc BD.exe, vlc v2.1.0.exe or vlc2.exe etc. This free program is a product of VideoLAN.

The program lies within Multimedia Tools, more precisely Players. This free PC program is compatible with Windows 95/98/2000/XP/XP Professional/Vista/7/8/10/11 environment, 32 and 64-bit versions. This free PC software can manage the following extensions: ".vob", ".mkv" or ".dv". The most popular versions among the software users are 3.0, 2.2 and 2.1. Some of the program aliases include "VideoLAN VLC media player", "VLC", "VLC media".

From the developer:

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. Plays everything - files, discs, webcams, devices, and streams. Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed - MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3. Runs on all platforms - Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix, iOS, Android.

You may want to check out more software, such as VLC-Lite media player, Media Player Codec Pack Lite or AVS Media Player, which might be similar to VLC media player.

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Rhythmrider 3 years ago

Only plays in 8 bit color depth on my system. Looks awful. All other players I have tried work fine. After installing "security update" it now takes 30 seconds before any selected file will play. Totally unacceptable!

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