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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

2015-04-30

The 2 VideoLAN Blu-Ray libraries have been released: libbluray 0.8.0, libaacs 0.8.1.
These releases add support for ISO files, BD-J JSM and virtual devices.

2015-04-16

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are releasing today VLC 2.2.1, named "Terry Pratchett".
This first stable release of the "WeatherWax" version of VLC fixes most of the important bugs reported of VLC 2.2.0.
VLC 2.2.0, a major version of VLC, introduced accelerated auto-rotation of videos, 0-copy hardware acceleration, support for UHD codecs, playback resume, integrated extensions and more than 1000 bugs and improvements.
2.2.0 release was the first release to have versions for all operating systems, including mobiles (iOS, Android, WinRT).
More info on our release page

2015-03-27

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to release updates for all three mobile platforms today.
VLC for Android received support for audio playlists, improved audio quality, improvements to the material design interface, including the black theme and switch to audio mode. Further, it is a major update for Android TV adding support for media discovery via UPnP, with improvements for recommendations and gamepads.
VLC for Windows Phone and WinRT received partial hardware accelerated decoding allowing playback of HD contents of certain formats as well as further iterations on the user interface.
For VLC for iOS, we focused on improved cloud integration adding support for iCloud Drive, OneDrive and Box.com, a 10-band equalizer as well as sharing of the media library on the local network alongside an improved playback experience.
All updates will be available on the respective stores later today. We hope that you like them as much as we do.

2015-02-27

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are releasing VLC 2.2.0 for most OSes. We're releasing the desktop version for Linux, Windows, OS X, BSD, and at the same time, Android, iOS, Windows RT and Windows Phone versions.
More info on our release page and press release.

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.

Development Blogs

Jean-Baptiste Kempf: This week in VideoLAN - 3

This week in ... Continuing what I did the last two weeks, here is a third post summing up what happened, this past week, in the VideoLAN community and VLC development teams. Features and changes VLC The week started with the continua[...]

Jean-Baptiste Kempf: This week in VideoLAN - 2

This week in ... Continuing what I started last week, here is a second post summing up what happened, this past week, in the VideoLAN community and VLC development teams. Features and changes VLC Monday started with fixes for UPnP on[...]

Jean-Baptiste Kempf: This week in VideoLAN - 1

This week in ... It's can be sometimes quite difficult to follow what's going on inside the VideoLAN community and VLC development, without reading numerous mailing lists. Therefore, I'm going to start to write a post every week doing a sh[...]

Jean-Baptiste Kempf: Control VLC with your voice and gestures

RealSense In VLC, we have hundreds of modules to do many crazy things, including karaoke or puzzle filter! Today, I coded 2 nice features, using Intel® RealSense™ technology: one is a voice control plugin for VLC, and the other is a [...]

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