VLC Media Player 1.0.0 is out! [Download Now]

vlc_logo Today, the final version of VLC 1.0.0 is out and available for download. This major release introduces many new features, new formats and new codecs and fixes a very high number of bugs that were present in the 0.9.x or 0.8.6 versions.

VLC media player is the most popular open-source multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, …) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network. It doesn’t need any external codec or program to work.

VLC 1.0.0 Features

  • Free, Open Source and cross-platform
  • Independent of systems codecs to support most video types
  • Live recording
  • Instant pausing and Frame-by-Frame support
  • Finer speed controls
  • New HD codecs (AES3, Dolby Digital Plus, TrueHD, Blu-Ray Linear PCM, Real Video 3.0 and 4.0, …)
  • New formats (Raw Dirac, M2TS, …) and major improvements in many formats…
  • New Dirac encoder and MP3 fixed-point encoder
  • Video scaling in fullscreen
  • RTSP Trickplay support
  • Zipped file playback
  • Customizable toolbars
  • Easier encoding GUI in Qt interface
  • Better integration in Gtk environments
  • MTP devices on linux
  • AirTunes streaming
  • New skin for the skins2 interface

Download Now for Windows (18 MB)

Get VLC for Mac OS X, Linux, etc.

Mayur

Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

1 Response

  1. VLC media payer is one of my fav choice for multimedia player. It is one such Player, which does not required codec for every media files..

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