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 Agarwal is the founder and editor of WebTrickz. He is a Tech enthusiast and an Internet freak who loves to try out new gadgets and smartphones. You will usually find him sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter where he is extremely active.

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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