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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

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.

2014-06-13

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to present a new release for Android today. It adds support for DVD menus, a new VLC icon, tutorials and numerous fixes for crashes.
More info in the release notes.

Development Blogs

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'[...]

Jean-Baptiste Kempf: Second VLC for WinRT release

A new release Now, you should see a new release of VLC for WinRT on the Windows Store: 0.1.0. This is the second major release of this application. While still beta, it should be way more stable than the previous one. The major changes[...]

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[beauzeh] #VLC for WP 0.0.1.5 pushed to the store! It should improve performances, memory usage, and fix some more UI bugs!

[videolan] FTP should be back now. We hope it will not die too soon :)

[ArtyomIsFlash] @fcartegnie @videolan Whoa. Snow is falling.

[fcartegnie] Any #VLC user heard about <> ? @videolan http://t.co/diGVD78Pr2

[yellow3131] My favorite part of the holidays! @videolan #VLC http://t.co/fCYBLd5hHl