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VLC media player
A cross-platform media player and streaming server

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.



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterDeborah Nicholson10 June 2008

Leaders and contributors

The VideoLAN Team Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Developer Bug Tracking
User Forum
Help E-mail
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Developer Mailing List Info/Archive
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Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 31 October 2014.


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