What is VLC Media Player?

VLC is a portable multi-media player. VLC supports many audio and video codecs and file formats, as well as DVDs, and VCDs. VLC 0.8.6 does not contain any DVD copying, DRM cracking features, or DVD decryption; nor does VLC promote or condone the use of streaming copyrighted material.

VLC Media Player Features:

  • Play incomplete videos! Open broken videos from BitTorrent
  • Display videos as a desktop wallpaper
  • Video effects: A-B repeat, slow motion, zoom
  • Repair audio sync issues.
  • Rotate, crop, adjust color, add cool effects.
  • Convert media into another format, or size.
  • Thin portable install

Supported Formats:

Audio formats: MPEG 1-4, MP3, AAC, Vorbis, AC3 - A/52 (Dolby Digital), E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus) 3, MLP / TrueHD 3, DTS, WMA 1/2/3, FLAC, ALAC, Speex, Musepack / MPC, ATRAC 3,Wavpack, Mod (.s3m, .it, .mod), TrueAudio (TTA), APE (Monkey Audio),Real Audio 2, Alaw/µlaw AMR (3GPP), LPCM, ADPCM,QCELP, DV Audio, QDM2, QDMC (QuickTime), MACE

Video formats: MPEG-1/2, DIVX (1/2/3), MPEG-4 ASP, DivX 4/5/6, XviD, 3ivX D4, H.261, H.263 / H.263i, H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC, Cinepak, Theora, Dirac / VC-2, MJPEG (A/B), WMV 1/2, WMV 3 / WMV-9 / VC-1, Sorenson 1/3 (Quicktime), DV (Digital Video), On2 VP3/VP5/VP6, Indeo Video v3 (IV32), Real Video 1/2, Real Video 3/4

About VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is open source software and is made freely available for personal use. Source code and license information for VLC Media Player can be found at the Video Lan Project Page

User Review

Amazing product!
“VLC app is amazing. So far there has not been one file it could not play! Movies, music, DVDs, MP4, it has never let me down. And it is the only media player I can say that about.”

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Rating: 5 Stars

VLC Media Player Screenshots

VLC Media Player Comparison Chart