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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.
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News & Updates

2015-01-27

The 3 VideoLAN Blu-Ray libraries have been released: libbluray 0.7.0, libaacs 0.8.0 and libbdplus 0.1.2 library.
Those releases notably improves BD-J support, fonts support and file-system access.

2014-09-05

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to present a new release for Android. This focuses on fixing crashes, better decoding and update of translations.
More info in the release notes and download page.

2014-07-26

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to present a new minor version of the VLC 2.1.x branch.
This fixes a few bugs and security issues in third-party libraries, like GnuTLS and libpng.
More info on our release page

2014-07-13

The 3 VideoLAN Blu-Ray libraries have been released: libbluray 0.6.0, libaacs 0.7.1 and libbdplus 0.1.1 library.
Those releases notably add correct support for BD-J, the Java interactivity layer of Blu-Ray Discs.

2014-07-06

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to present a new release for Android today. It improves a lot DVD menus and navigation, adds compatibility with Android L, fixes a few UI crashes and updates the translations.
More info in the release notes.

Development Blogs

Jean-Baptiste Kempf: Blu-Ray libraries releases

Blu-Ray libraries Today, we release a new version of all our Blu-Ray libraries: libbluray 0.7.0 libaacs 0.8.0 libbdplus 0.1.2 Those releases feature minor features improvements, and numerous bug fixes. The biggest changes lie on the[...]

Jean-Baptiste Kempf: 10 years of GSoC and VideoLAN

A few weeks ago, the 10 years Google Summer of Code Reunion was held in San Jose. To celebrate for the 10 seasons of GSoC, this event replaced the usual Google Summer of Code summit. I thought it would be a good occasion to share what we'[...]

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[videolan] Thanks, once again, for the amazing organization, @fosdem!

[golem] VLC-Hauptentwickler: "Appstores machen Kopfschmerzen" #Appstore http://t.co/gvwJPZWjyz

[ThomasNigro] The latest VLC update for WP (v1.0.11) brings around 40 bug fixes/changes in the code if I remember well.

[smurfel] Jean-Baptiste Kempf lists #VLC 2.2.0's features, including automatic Vertical Video Syndrome treatment :-) At #FOSDEM http://t.co/TB1ote8dhs

[neontaster] My VLC Player is frozen. http://t.co/1yxbmwfTVe