Help us keep the list up to date and submit new video software here.



Try DVDFab and copy all Ultra HD Blu-rays and DVDs / remove Cinavia protection! Download free trial !

Software Home »


Tool

Description

Type
Rating
Reviews
VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as Blu-ray, DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. VLC can also convert, capture/record and be used as a server to stream video.

8.1/10
127 votes
Rate it




Screenshots

VLC media player screenshot

VLC media player screenshot 2

VLC media player screenshot 3
Latest version

3.0.11 (June 16, 2020)



Download


Visit developer's site

Download VLC media player 3.0.11 Windows 64-bit  40MB  Win64

Download VLC media player 3.0.11 Windows  39MB  Win

Download VLC media player 3.0.11.1 Mac  50MB  Mac

Download VLC media player 3.0.11 Linux  Linux




Download Portable and other versions

Download VLC media player 3.0.11 Portable Windows 64-bit  69MB  Win64  Portable

Download VLC media player 3.0.11 Portable Windows  67MB  Win  Portable




Download old versions


Download VLC media player old versions



Software License

Free software / FOSS (Free download and also Free and Open Source Software)



Supported operating systems

WinWindows MacMac OS LinuxLinux



More information and other downloads

Download VLC Blu-ray plugin here, it allows to you watch encrypted blu-rays directly with VLC 2.0+.

Download VLC media player nightly builds here ( http://nightlies.videolan.org/ )



Version history / Release notes / Changelog


Changes between 3.0.10 and 3.0.11:
----------------------------------

Access:
* rtp descriptor leak on error fix

Demux:
* Fixed regression with some encrypted HLS streams
* Live HLS delay until first update fix
* HLS rendition switch regression fix
* Fix imprecise m4a seek

Decoder:
* Fixed missing captions with some capture cards

Audio filters:
* soxr resampling fixes

Contribs:
* Updated libfaad to 2.9.2 (Parametric Stereo regression)
* Updated libarchive to 3.4.2

macOS:
* Fixed moving video window with mouse
* Fixed UI issue showing "permissions warning" unnecessarily often
* Fixed stack buffer overflow listing bluray mount points
* Fixed potential crashes at startup

Audio Output:
* Fix sound not coming back after a pause with CoreAudio (macOS/iOS)

Misc:
* Update Youtube script

View full changelog




All features


VIDEO
Rewritten video output core and modules, allowing subpicture blending in GPU.
Shader support in the OpenGL output, for colorspace conversion, including 10bits.
New video outputs for Windows 7, Android, iOS and OS/2.
New debanding, grain, denoising and anti-flickering filters.
New deinterlacing filter, including an Inverse Telecine algorithm.

AUDIO
New resamplers for higher quality audio.
New dynamic range compressor and karaoke filters.
Simplification of the audio core for faster processing.
New audio outputs for iOS, Android and OS/2.

FORMATS
Multi-threaded decoding for H.264, MPEG-4/Xvid and WebM.
Support for 10bits codecs, WMV image and some other codecs.
Rewritten support for images, including jpeg, png, xcf, bmp...
Important changes in RealVideo and Real Format support.
CrystalHD cards and Android OpenMAX support for hardware decoding.

INPUT AND DEVICES
Experimental support for BluRay discs:
- Menus are deactivated in this release (will come soon).
- AACS and BD+ DRM libraries and keys are not shipped, for legal reasons.
Support for SDI capture cards and QTKit devices.
Support for new adaptive streaming protocols, like HLS and DASH.

FOR MAC USERS
Completely new, single window interface:
- Available in 2 colors: Lion grey and QTX black.
- Extensions support and better Lion integration.
Support for all QTKit devices through qtcapture and qtsound modules.
Continued support for X 10.5 and PPC users (1080p and ProRes on Dual-G5!).

FOR ANIME FANS
Vastly improved MKV demuxer.
Rewritten linked segments and ordered chapter files support.
Correct support for FLAC, RV and Hi10p in MKV.
Rewritten seeking support in cue files.
Various ASS subtitles improvements.

FOR PROFESSIONAL USERS
Support for ProRes 422 and 4444, AVC/Intra.
Support for Jpeg-2000 and DNxHD/VC-3 in 10bits.
Support for EBU subtitles (stl) and EIA-608.
SDI and HD-SDI card support for input on Linux.
New Dirac/VC-2 encoder, faster than the previous one.

FOR DEVELOPERS
libVLC, libVLCcore and libcompat have switched from GPL to LGPLv2.1+.
New libVLC examples are available: media player, photobooth and mediainfo clones.
New JSON requests on the web interface to control running VLC instances.
Implementation of the MPRIS2 interface to control media players.
VLC's web plugins have been rewritten for better integration and stability in all browsers.




Sections/Browse similar tools






Alternative to VLC media player


BSPlayer



GOM Encoder



Kantaris Media Player



KMPlayer



Light Alloy



Media Player Classic



MPC-BE



MPC-HC



PotPlayer



SMPlayer







Guides and How to's


How to record streaming WMV/ASF/MMS-links using VLC Media Player

- Read

How to stream live tv or video with VLC/videolan

- Read

Streaming Digital TV/DVB Over A Network

- Read

VLC media player video tutorials



View all guides with guide description here




Acronyms / Also Known As

VLC, videolan, VLC Blu-ray plugin



Download VLC media player Portable download from the Download links under Download and Download other versions!



Share software

Facebook    Twitter    Reddit    LinkedIn    Pinterest    Google+    Email




Notify me when software updated or report software

Email me when it has been updated    Report this software (dead link/new version)  




127 reviews, Showing 1 to 5 reviews


VLC Player is my second favorite Movie Player (first one is MPC-BE Player because of LAV-Filters, MadVR, etc.). I love this program, because you can find it on different operating systems (Windows, Android, etc.) and there are some special features of the program, I sometimes need and use. The design of the player is old, but okay. You can play video files from harddisk, from internet and it is DLNA compatible. So you can stream your movies with univeral media server (UMS) to TV or other devices with VLC player. That is great. Futhermore it is possible to capture streams from the internet. With this software you can convert video files, with a few settings. VLC Player is an allround talent for video and audio files and it is a perfect portable app for your usb stick.

Review by James Pous on Aug 2, 2020 Version: 3.0.11 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 9/10




good and enough for me

Review by iori on Aug 2, 2020 Version: 3.0.11 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10




Not the best player.

Review by on Jun 20, 2020 Version: 3.0.11 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 1/10 Functionality: 1/10 Value for money: 1/10 Overall: 1/10




It doesn't handle well long playlists, it freezes when I want to move long playlists from the main playlist to the media directory, or as simple as deleting long playlists it freezes too :(

Review by pad39b on Apr 29, 2020 Version: 3.0.10 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 2/10 Value for money: 8/10 Overall: 6/10




No comments. Rating it only.

Review by veinylover on Mar 13, 2020 Version: 3.0.8 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 9/10


127 reviews, Showing 1 to 5 reviews

1 tool hits, Showing 1 to 1 tools
   



Explanation:
NEW SOFTWARE= New tool since your last visit
NEW VERSION= New version since your last visit
NEW REVIEW= New review since your last visit
NEW VERSION= New version

Latest version
Version number / Beta version number / Update version number and when it whas released.

Type and download
NO MORE UPDATES? = The software hasn't been updated in over 2 years.
NO LONGER DEVELOPED = The software hasn't been updated in over 5 years.
RECENTLY UPDATED = The software has been updated the last 31 days.
Freeware = Download Free software.
Freeware Trialware = Download Free software but some parts are trial/shareware.
Free software = Download Free software and also open source code also known as FOSS (Free and Open Source Software).
Free software Trialware = Download Free software and also open source code but some parts are trial/shareware.
Freeware Ads = Download Free software but supported by advertising, usually with a included browser toolbar. It may be disabled when installing or after installation.
Free software Ads = Free Download software and open source code but supported by advertising, usually with a included browser toolbar. It may be disabled when installing or after installation.
Trialware = Also called shareware or demo. Free Trial version available for download and testing with usually a time limit or limited functions.
Payware = No demo or trial available.
Portable version = A portable/standalone version is available. No installation is required.
v1.0.1 = Latest version available.
Download beta = It could be a Beta, RC(Release Candidate) or an Alpha / Nightly / Unstable version of the software.
Download 15MB = A direct link to the software download.
Win = Windows download version. It works on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows.
Win64 = Windows 64-bit download version. It works only on 64-bit Windows.
Mac = Mac download version. It works on 32-bit and 64-bit Mac OS.
Mac64 = Mac OS download version. It works only on 64-bit Mac OS.
Linux = Linux download version.
Portable = Portable version. No installation is required.
Ad-Supported = The software is bundled with advertising. Be careful when you install the software and disable addons that you don't want!
Visit developers site = A link to the software developer site.
Download (mirror link) = A mirror link to the software download. It may not contain the latest versions.
Download old versions = Free downloads of previous versions of the program.
Download 64-bit version = If you have a 64bit operating system you can download this version.
Download portable version = Portable/Standalone version meaning that no installation is required, just extract the files to a folder and run directly.
Portable version available = Download the portable version and you can just extract the files and run the program without installation.
Old versions available = Download old versions of the program.
Version history available = Complete changelog on our site.
Windows = Windows version available.
Mac OS = Mac OS version available.
Linux = Linux version available.
Our hosted tools are virus and malware scanned with several antivirus programs using www.virustotal.com.


Rating
Rating from 0-10.



Browse software by sections



Search   Contact us   Privacy Policy   About   Advertise   Forum   RSS Feeds   Statistics   Software   

Site layout: Default Classic Blue

Affiliates: free-codecs.com

©1999-2020 videohelp.com