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|Short description=A cross-platform media player and streaming server
 
|Short description=A cross-platform media player and streaming server
 
|Full description=VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, DivX, WebM, WMV, mp3, ogg, as well as numerous others) 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.
 
|Full description=VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, DivX, WebM, WMV, mp3, ogg, as well as numerous others) 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.
 
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
|Is GNU=No
 
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.videolan.org/vlc.git; git clone git://git.videolan.org/x264.git
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.videolan.org/vlc.git; git clone git://git.videolan.org/x264.git
 
|Computer languages=C,C++,Assembly
 
|Computer languages=C,C++,Assembly
|Documentation note=User and hacker reference in at http://wiki.videolan.org/Documentation:Documentation
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|Documentation note=User and hacker reference at http://wiki.videolan.org/Documentation:Documentation
 
|Paid support=http://www.videolan.org/support/consultants.html
 
|Paid support=http://www.videolan.org/support/consultants.html
 
|Keywords=MPEG,DVD,svcd,mplayer,kmplayer,gnome-mplayer,mplay,mplayer-plugin,xmplayer
 
|Keywords=MPEG,DVD,svcd,mplayer,kmplayer,gnome-mplayer,mplay,mplayer-plugin,xmplayer
|Version identifier=1.1.12
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|Version identifier=2.1.0
|Version date=2011/09/06
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|Version date=2013/09/22
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/vlc/1.1.12/vlc-1.1.12.tar.bz2
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|Version download=http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/vlc/2.1.0/vlc-2.1.0.tar.xz
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|Last review by=Genium
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|Last review date=2013/10/02
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|Submitted by=WikiSysop
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|Submitted date=2011/04/12
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|Status=
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|Is GNU=No
 
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|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Email=videolan@videolan.org
 
|Email=videolan@videolan.org
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|Resource URL=
{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=http://forum.videolan.org/
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=http://trac.videolan.org/vlc/browser/
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|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource URL=mailto:vlc@videolan.org
 
|Resource URL=mailto:vlc@videolan.org
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{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
 
|Resource kind=Homepage
 
|Resource URL=http://www.videolan.org/support/bug-reporting.html
 
 
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
 
|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
 
|Resource URL=http://developers.videolan.org/lists.html
 
|Resource URL=http://developers.videolan.org/lists.html
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=http://git.videolan.org/
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|Resource URL=https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/
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|Resource URL=http://forum.videolan.org/
 
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{{Featured
 
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|Featured date=2011/10/19
 
|Featured date=2011/10/19
|Featured source=Sudoman
 
 
|Featured category=Desktop
 
|Featured category=Desktop
 
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Latest revision as of 09:53, 2 October 2013

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VLC media player

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, DivX, WebM, WMV, mp3, ogg, as well as numerous others) 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.

Documentation

User and hacker reference at http://wiki.videolan.org/Documentation:Documentation


Download

Download version 2.1.0 (stable)
released on 22 September 2013

http://www.videolan.org/support/consultants.html

VCS Checkout

Categories




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterDeborah Nicholson10 June 2008



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
The VideoLAN Team Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.videolan.org/
Developer Bug Tracking https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/
User Forum http://forum.videolan.org/
Help E-mail mailto:videolan-announce@videolan.org
Support E-mail mailto:vlc@videolan.org
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://developers.videolan.org/lists.html


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 October 2013.



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