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VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.
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News & Updates

VideoLAN announces distributed codec and conecoins!
2014-04-01

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to present their new distributed codec, named CloudCodet! To help smartphones users, this codec allows powerful computers to decode for other devices and the CPU-sharers will mine some conecoin, a new cone-shaped crypto-currency, in reward.
More info on our press page

VLC 2.1.4 and 2.0.10
2014-02-21

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to present two updates for Mac OS X today.
Version 2.1.4 solves an important DVD playback regression, while 2.0.10 accumulates a number of small improvements and bugfixes for older Macs based on PowerPC or 32-bit Intel CPUs running OS X 10.5.

VLC 2.1.3
2014-02-04

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to present a new minor version of the VLC 2.1.x branch.
Fixing multiple bugs and regressions introduced in 2.1.0, 2.1.1 and 2.1.2, notably on audio and video outputs, decoders and demuxers
More info on our release page

libbluray, libaacs and libbdplus release
2013-12-24

Several Blu-Ray related libraries have been released: libbluray 0.5.0, libaacs 0.7.0 and the new libbdplus library.

VLC 2.1.2
2013-12-10

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are proud to present the second minor version of the VLC 2.1.x branch.
Fixing many bugs and regressions introduced in 2.1.0, notably on audio device management and SPDIF/HDMI pass-thru.
More info on our release page

Development Blogs

Jean-Baptiste Kempf: VLC for Android: take 2

Intro VLC for Android is on the store since quite some time, and it is quite popular, notably knowing it is only a Beta release. After more than 6 months since the last release, we've developed a new version that is changing a lot of th[...]

Rémi Denis-Courmont: Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2014

François Cartégnie and myself will be holding a keynote session at the next Hong Kong Open Source Conference.[...]

Jean-Baptiste Kempf: Second build submitted to the store

After the first beta release a couple of days ago, a second build fixing the most important crashes has been submitted to the store, for certification. It should notably fix the crash on start, on some machines, but other stability issues[...]

Jean-Baptiste Kempf: First achievement unlocked!

Oh boy, this has been a long and bumpy ride! Today, the first Beta of VLC for WinRT is getting deployed on the store. As many of you know, the road to come to this point has been long... Very long. I've been driving or helping some po[...]

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2012-10-03 10:22 @MyKey_ a subset of Dash, indeed...