VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player supporting most audio and video formats (H.264, Ogg, DivX, MKV, TS, MPEG-2, mp3, MPEG-4, aac, …) from files, physical media (DVDs, VCD, Audio-CD), TV capture cards and many network streaming protocols.
It can also convert media files, transcode and act as a streaming server over unicast or multicast and IPv4 or IPv6. It doesn’t need any external codec, program or codec pack to work.
New release of VLC for Linux, the latest VLC source code tarball (1.0.6).
After more than 51 million downloads of VLC this version is specially aimed towards Windows and Mac platforms, and brings various fixes, speed improvements and translations updates.
The Windows version benefits speed-ups from both an updated compiler (gcc 4.4.2) and codecs updates.
- Free and Open Source cross-platform media player
- Supports a large number of multimedia formats, without the need for additional codecs
- Features a complete streaming server, with extended features (video on demand, on the fly transcoding, …)