VLC media player 2.1.4

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A multi-platform multimedia player that can read DVDs, VCDs, MPEG, and DivX files

Amongst the must-have software on any given computer, multimedia players make the topic of many discussions. Some users prefer classic yet up-to-date players such as Windows Media Player, while the more adventurous bunch constantly look for performance and a vast array of supported formats.

VLC media player is one of the first options when it comes to picking your favorite multimedia player. It is, by definition, an application that supports virtually all formats, regardless of their audio or video nature.

The software comes with some configuration steps straight from the installer, so you can already configure which files you want VLC to handle. The interface perfectly matches the idea behind this product: a simple GUI wrapped around a very powerful application. Although the interface is nothing special, it’s excellent for those who just want to open multimedia files without wasting their time.

For those of you that desire a fancier interface, VLC media player provides skin support and a various selection available on the developers’ website. And if simplicity isn’t exactly the kind of thing that fits you, just enter the settings menu and you might change your mind a little bit. VLC media player has tons of options, not only related to the visual appearance, but also to configure its functionality.

The program also display a wide variety of information regarding the currently opened files. The available plugins further enhance the experience of using an already comprehensive application. VLC media player packs conversion and streaming capabilities alongside video and audio capture. It also supports HTTP, RTP, MMS and RTSP stream playback.

You can further enhance your video and audio streams by accessing the available Adjustments and Effects panel. The selection will provide users with a 12-band audio equalizer and presets as well as a Spatializer for better acoustics according to your room dimensions.

On the video side, the selection of effects goes beyond basic - you can choose between  crop, color fun, image modification, AtmoLight, logo or more advanced filter controls. In addition , you will be given the ability to perform synchronizations of audio / subtitles and video streams.

All in all, VLC is one of the best multimedia players you can get. It comes with a configurable interface, excellent functionality, ease of use and it supports any audio / video format. This is definitely a keeper.

VLC - the cross-platform media player and streaming server.

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player that supports various audio and video formats (MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MPEG-1, DivX, MP3, OGG, ...) 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.

The stream can be MPEG 2 TS in UDP or HTTP packets unicasted or multicasted on an IPv4 or IPv6 network. With VLC, there is no need to continually update many different codec packs. VLC comes with nearly every codec built in!

And whats more, VLC can play back your files, even if the media is damaged! Missing or broken pieces wont stop VLC. All the video and audio information that remains can be played.

Here are some key features of "VLC media player":

New in VLC 2.0 "Twoflower":
· faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware and the ability to open HD and 10bits codecs
· new rendering pipeline for video, with higher quality subtitles, and new video filters
· new devices and BluRay Discs (experimental)
· reworked Mac and Web interfaces and improvements in the other interfaces make VLC easier than ever to use

Input media:
· UDP/RTP Unicast
· UDP/RTP Multicast
· TCP/RTP Unicast
· File
· DVD Video
· Video CD / VCD
· Audio CD (no DTS-CD)
· DVB (Satellite,
· Digital TV, Cable TV)
· MPEG encoder

Input formats:
· MP4 / MOV / 3GP
· OGG / OGM / Annodex
· Matroska (MKV)
· Real
· WAV (including DTS)
· Raw Audio: DTS, AAC, AC3/A52
· Raw DV
· FLV (Flash)
· Nut
· Standard MIDI / SMF
· Creative Voice

Video formats:
· MPEG-1/2
· DIVX (1/2/3)
· MPEG-4 ASP, DivX 4/5/6, XviD, 3ivX D4
· H.261
· H.263 / H.263i
· H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC
· Cinepak
· Theora
· Dirac / VC-2
· WMV 1/2
· WMV 3 / WMV-9 / VC-1
· Sorenson 1/3 (Quicktime)
· DV (Digital Video)
· On2 VP3/VP5/VP6
· Indeo Video v3 (IV32)
· Real Video 1/2
· Real Video 3/4

Audio formats:
· MPEG Layer 1/2
· MP3 - MPEG Layer 3
· AAC - MPEG-4 part3
· Vorbis
· AC3 - A/52 (Dolby Digital)
· E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus)
· MLP / TrueHD">3
· WMA 1/2
· WMA 3
· Speex
· Musepack / MPC
· Wavpack
· Mod (.s3m, .it, .mod)
· TrueAudio (TTA)
· APE (Monkey Audio)
· Real Audio 2
· Alaw/µlaw
· AMR (3GPP)
· MIDI 3
· DV Audio
· QDM2/QDMC (QuickTime)

· Text files (MicroDVD,
· SubRIP, SubViewer, SSA1-5, SAMI, VPlayer)
· Vobsub
· Universal Subtitle Format (USF)
· Kate

· ID3 tags
· APEv2
· Vorbis comment

Video Filters:
· Deinterlace
· Cropping
· Image wall
· Image adjust
· Rotate/Mirror
· Logo overlay
· Magnification
· Image distortion
· Bluescreen
· RSS/Atom feeds

Audio Filters:
· Visualization effects
· Equalizer

What's New in This Release:
  • Demuxers:
  • Fix issue in WMV with multiple compressed payload and empty payloads
  • Video Output:
  • Fix subtitles size rendering on Windows

Size/OS::23.8 MB / Windows All


:VLC media player 2.1.4