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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 DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
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News & Updates

2014-07-13

The 3 VideoLAN Blu-Ray libraries have been released: libbluray 0.6.0, libaacs 0.7.1 and libbdplus 0.1.1 library.
Those releases notably add correct support for BD-J, the Java interactivity layer of Blu-Ray Discs.

2014-07-06

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to present a new release for Android today. It improves a lot DVD menus and navigation, adds compatibility with Android L, fixes a few UI crashes and updates the translations.
More info in the release notes.

2014-06-13

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to present a new release for Android today. It adds support for DVD menus, a new VLC icon, tutorials and numerous fixes for crashes.
More info in the release notes.

2014-04-18

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to present a new release for iOS today. It adds support for folders to group media, more options to customize playback, improved network interaction in various regards, many small but noticeable improvements as well as 3 new translations. More info in the release notes.

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

Development Blogs

Ludovic Fauvet: Mirrorbits is now on github!

Few months back I started working on a new project for the VideoLAN organization called Mirrorbits. Fast-forward, now in July 2014 it is finally online and open-sourced on Github! Mirrorbits is a geographic download redirector written [...]

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2012-10-03 10:38 RT @aprilorg: The Unitary Patent back in the European Parliament on October, 11th 2012 http://t.co/llPOKc0i #april

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