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VLC Media Player 2.1.3

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06 Feb 2014

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Verdict

Comprehensive audio and video media player that is capable of playing back most formats

Review Rating: rating

Platform: Windows 8 compatible, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Manufacturer: VideoLAN Project

Size: 19MB

Number of Downloads: 65569

Price: Free

VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats, including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, MP3, and OGG, as well as for DVDs, VCDs and various streaming protocols.

It also can be used as a server for unicast or multicast streams in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

VLC Media Player 2 is a major new upgrade and the first (major) upgrade since the original launch. New features include faster decoding, a new rendering pipepline and, for Mac users, a brand new user-interface.

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