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VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files, and various streaming protocols.

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News & Updates

2021-06-21

Today, VideoLAN is publishing the 3.0.16 release of VLC, which fixes delays when seeking on Windows, opening DVD folders with non-ASCII character names, fixes HTTPS support on Windows XP, addresses audio drop-outs on seek with specific MP4 content and improves subtitles renderering. It also adds support for the TouchBar on macOS. More details on the release page.

2021-05-11

VLC users on Windows might encounter issues when trying to auto update VLC from version 3.0.12 and 3.0.13. Find more details here. We are publishing version 3.0.14 to address this problem for future updates.

2021-05-10

VideoLAN is now publishing 3.0.13 release, which improves the network shares and adaptive streaming support, fixes some MP4 audio regressions, fixes some crashes on Windows and macOS and fixes security issues. More details on the release page.

2021-04-05

A new release of libbluray was pushed today, adding new APIs, to improve the control of the library, improve platforms support, and fix some bugs. See our libbluray page.

2021-02-01

20 years ago today, VideoLAN moved from a closed-source student project to the GNU GPL, thanks to the authorization of the École Centrale Paris director at that time.
VLC has grown a lot since, thanks to 1000 volunteers!
Read our press release!.

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Rémi Denis-Courmont: teredo.remlab.net suspended indefinitely

The default Miredo configuration uses teredo.remlab.net as Teredo server. As of today, the server has been terminated permanently (without advance notice). Until/unless a new host voluntarily steps up to replace it, [...]

Rémi Denis-Courmont: VLC plug-in for YoutubeDL

The third major update of the VLC YoutubeDL plug-in is now available, bringing most enhancements from version that was built into the VLC 4.0 development branch last year.[...]

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