Difference between revisions of "VLC Media Player"

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[[Image:VLC - WIN - Screenshot - Playing.png|thumb|256x256px|VLC playing a video.]]
 
[[Image:VLC - WIN - Screenshot - Playing.png|thumb|256x256px|VLC playing a video.]]
  
The '''VLC Media Player''' is a [[freeware|free]] [[open source]] cross-platform media player developed by [[VideoLAN]] and first released on 2001-02-01. The player supports dozens of video and audio formats, playlists, streaming audio and video protocols, and many optical disc formats and their menus. It can even play large portions of corrupt files or partial downloads. It also has a vast array of features and customizations. It has been my favorite video player for the past decade, so much that I don't even bother with other video players.
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The '''VLC Media Player''' is a [[freeware|free]] [[open source]] cross-platform media player developed by [[VideoLAN]] and first released on 2001-02-01. It has been my favorite video player for the past decade, so much that I don't even bother with other video players.
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Features:
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* Supports dozens of video, audio, and playlist formats. Too many to list.
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* Handles various streaming audio and video protocols. You can even use it to download YouTube videos.
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* Supports media on optical discs like CD, DVD, and BluRay, including their menus.
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* Can read and write metadata for many formats.
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* Plays many corrupt files or partial downloads.
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* Has a vast array of features, customizations, and skins.
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==

Latest revision as of 16:54, 8 January 2020

VLC playing a video.

The VLC Media Player is a free open source cross-platform media player developed by VideoLAN and first released on 2001-02-01. It has been my favorite video player for the past decade, so much that I don't even bother with other video players.

Features:

  • Supports dozens of video, audio, and playlist formats. Too many to list.
  • Handles various streaming audio and video protocols. You can even use it to download YouTube videos.
  • Supports media on optical discs like CD, DVD, and BluRay, including their menus.
  • Can read and write metadata for many formats.
  • Plays many corrupt files or partial downloads.
  • Has a vast array of features, customizations, and skins.

Links

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