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The '''''VLC Media Player''''' is a 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 also has a vast array of features and customizations. It has been my favorite media player for the past decade.
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The '''VLC Media Player''' is a [[freeware|free]] [[open source]] cross-platform media player developed by [[VideoLAN]] primarily in [[C]] and [[C++]] 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 play and download YouTube videos.
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* Supports media on optical discs like CD, DVD, and BluRay, including their menus and special features.
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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==
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VLC_media_player en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VLC_media_player] - Wikipedia.
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{{Link|Wikipedia|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VLC_media_player}}
* [https://www.videolan.org/vlc videolan.org/vlc] - Official page.
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{{Link|Official|https://www.videolan.org/vlc}}
  
  
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[[Category: Software Distribution Model - Freeware]]
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[[Category: Software Distribution Model - Open Source]]

Latest revision as of 15:22, 26 October 2020

VLC playing a video.

The VLC Media Player is a free open source cross-platform media player developed by VideoLAN primarily in C and C++ 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 play and download YouTube videos.
  • Supports media on optical discs like CD, DVD, and BluRay, including their menus and special features.
  • 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

Link-Wikipedia.png  Link-Official.png