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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

2015-02-27

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.

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.

Development Blogs

Ludovic Fauvet: VLC 2.2.0 WeatherWax

The VideoLAN community is proud to announce the immediate availability of VLC 2.2.0 codename WeatherWax and for the first time in history on all supported platforms simultaneously (see related press release). In addition to the release of[...]

Ludovic Fauvet: VLC and Mirrorbits at SCALE 13X

The thirteenth annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE 13X) will take place on February 19-22, 2015 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport (LAX). It’s without doubt one of the greatest conference related to Linux and Free Software that I [...]

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[...]

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[videolan] Be careful, Windows RT version does not have the hardware decoding in yet. We're working on that.

[videolan] It seems the Windows Store CDN is finally in sync, first beta version for Windows RT is out: http://t.co/CxDfE2fHqI

[thomasrysgaard] The new @videolan VLC Windows universal app is really nice!

[swapnilbhartiya] Half a dozen things you didn't know #VLC could do - http://t.co/xccd6R6OsV @videolan http://t.co/p2bF3xdQLG

[feepk] This year, @videolan will be part of the @outreachy program (formally OPW): http://t.co/mFbyPb2kZR - Any questions to @_Caro_N or me.