VLC media player

VLC media player

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

on 19833 votes
License: Open source
Total downloads:217,602 (76 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.

There was a download of VLC media player 3.0.20 on the developer's website when we last checked. We cannot confirm if there is a free download of this software available.

Vlc.exe, FLVPlayer.exe, vlc BD.exe, vlc v2.1.0.exe and vlc2.exe are the most frequent filenames for this program's installer. Also the software is known as "VideoLAN VLC media player", "VLC", "VLC media".

You can install this free PC software on Windows 95/98/2000/XP/XP Professional/Vista/7/8/10/11 32 and 64-bit. This free PC program deal with the following extensions: ".vob", ".mkv" and ".dv". The most popular versions among the program users are 3.0, 2.2 and 2.1.

VLC media player belongs to Multimedia Tools. We cannot guarantee that the program is safe to download as it will be downloaded from the developer's website. Before launching the program, check it with any free antivirus software. This free program is an intellectual property of VideoLAN.

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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