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VLC Media Player is one of the most used media player that supports most o the video and audio formats that deserves to be chisen when it comes to play a movie.
VLC Media Player is a famous open source media player. It can play almost all formats of video and audio including HD: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, AAC, MP3, OGG, AVI, WMV , MOV, VCD, SVCD, DVD, etc and network streams proposed for WebTV, all without having to download anything else. It comes with all the necessary codecs: Flash, Dirac, Atrac3, H.264 PAFF, APE audio, RealVideo, VC-3, Fraps and more.
The application also supports the configuration server as a unicast or multicast on IPv4 or IPv6 networks.
VLC Media Player enjoys many hardware acceleration options, including via the graphics card as well as optimization for multi-core systems (for decoding codecs such as H.264, WebM or Xvid) .
On the same principle as Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, VLC handles extensions and skins . There are two types of extensions , the first objective will be to retrieve video content , audio and subtitles on the Internet , the latter offer the possibility to access additional contextual information.
VLC gets also to BluRay, which is, for the moment only partially managed (no support for menus).
Function post-processing optimizes file playback for an optimal picture and sound. In addition, it includes a video converter or audio file, audio and video in real time filters, video streaming function, a wide range of settings that improves the rendering of the image and sound.
Decoder:Blacklist some intel GPU when decoding HEVC.Decode AV1 streams.Fix playback of low-fps files.Fix hardware decoding of low-latency sliced H.264 streams on macOS.Fix seeking with streams containing WebVTT subtitles.Fix decoding some CC-608 streams with roll-up.Fix crashes with LPCM streams.Fix colorspace of JPEG, PNG and screen inputs.Fix MediaCodec rotation handling.Demux:Improve FLV fps detection.Fix some ogg/flac.Improve support for broken HEVC inside MKV.Fix some AVI regression for broken files and for DVAudio.Support files splitted in the .mts%d pattern.Fixes for MKV seeking.Fix for MP4 disabled track selection.Fix playback of incomplete RAR files (downloading).Audio Output:Improve iOS session management and resume-from-pause.Improve macOS audio performance.Support 44.1kHz DTS passthrough.Fix crashes on DirectSound output.Video Output:Fix some crash in Direct3D11/Direct3D9 because of sensors.Fix some broken DVD subtitles rendering (OpenGL, notably).Fix crashes on old mac machines, after some time.Fix memleaks on the EGL output (Android notably).Fix misc display in Direct3D11 due to broken drivers.Fix potential green screen on Windows XP.Text renderer:Fix rendering of arabic fonts fallback on macOS.Fix head buffer overflow on macOS with some fonts.Fix rendering of fonts with specific fonts.Fix some RTL rendering.Misc:Fix live555, macOS-UI, screen capture crashes.Change the extension registration names on Windows.Fix VLM 'now' date.Fixes on the HTTPD server.Fix on the NTservice registration.Fix --stop-time option.Fix ChromeCast compatibility with web interface.Fix subtitles alignment.Fix infinite recursion on directory playback.Fix detection SAT>IP servers.Qt:Fix tooltip display when using Wayland.macOS:macOS 10.7.5 is required now, VLC will no longer launch on earlier releases.Fix delay and fps setting in subtitle dialog.Modernized and improved support for media keys.Fix issues with drag and drop of playlist items.Fix support for audio capturing with qtsound module.Fix layout issues in the Convert and Save panel.Translations:Update of most translations.