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VLC media player for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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.

Most of our packages for Enterprise Linux can be found on RPM Fusion
You can also use this repository from distribution derived from RHEL such as CentOS or Scientific Linux

Please report "packaging bugs" on Bugzilla - RPM Fusion

RHEL/CentOS/SL 7

Use RPM Fusion for EL7. Only available for x86_64.

This repository uses EPEL. Please verify to enable the "optionals" and "extras" channels for RHN subscriptions.

The vlc-2.2x branch is provided for EL7
Install rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm for EL7.

    $> su -
    #> yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
    #> yum install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/rpmfusion-free-release-7.noarch.rpm
    #> yum install vlc
    #> yum install vlc-core (for minimal headless/server install)
    #> yum install python-vlc npapi-vlc (optionals)

RHEL/CentOS/SL 6

Use RPM Fusion for EL6. Available for i686 and x86_64.

This repository uses EPEL. Please verify to enable the "optionals" channel for RHN subscriptions.

The vlc-2.0x branch is provided for EL6
Install rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm for EL6.

    $> su -
    #> yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-6.noarch.rpm
    #> yum install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/rpmfusion-free-release-6.noarch.rpm
    #> yum install vlc
    #> yum install vlc-core (for minimal headless/server install)
    #> yum install python-vlc npapi-vlc (optionals)

Playing DVD

To play DVD, you need to install the libdvdcss package.