VLC Media Player 3.0.17.4 – Download for Windows

VLC Media Player - Download for Windows
Latest Version:3.0.17
Platform:Minimum: Windows 7 64-bit
Author:Official website
File size:~ 40 MB
License:Free
Security level:100% Safe

VLC Media Player is a free, full-featured, and powerful video player

VLC Media Player is a really powerful multimedia player for Windows. It plays all formats of media files fast.

It takes only 3 seconds to start and then you only have to select the file and the player will play it.

It supports MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, Ogg, … and DVDs, VCDs, and several stream protocols.

It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

Besides, it also plays incomplete files, which is interesting if you are downloading a movie and you want to check if it is the real one or a fake.

All these features have made this player (Formerly known as VideoLan Client) one of the most used media players.

To sum it up, the VLC media player is an application that comes equipped with all you need to fully enjoy media files. A lot can be said about the true power hidden under the simple interface, but the magic is best discovered personally. It is and represents the true meaning of a media player.

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VLC Media Player - Download for Windows

 

Notes:
 
What’s new:
Core:
– Fix a regression in parsing secondary source MRLs
– Allow brackets in path part of URLs

Access:
– Fix support for screen capture on macOS with avcapture
– Fix closing of HTTP 1.x connections
– Improve HTTP2 memory usage
– Improve AVCapture module
– Improve AudioCD support (audio/data mixed mode, musicbrainz)
– Improve SMB compatibility by changing the read size
– Several improvements on the SRT modules (including streamID)

Decoders/Packetizers:
– Add support for DTS LBR
– Fix some HEVC hardware decoding on Windows and crashes when aspect ratio changes
– Fix hardware decoding for some AMD GPU drivers
– Add support for new Fourcc for E-AC3, AV1, GeoVision
– Fix crashes with VP9 streams
– Fix styling issues with subs tx3g (mp4) tracks
– Fix playback of live AV1 streams

Audio Output:
– iOS/tvOS: add support for spatial audio
– macOS: fix some channels ordering for > 5.1 channels
– Android: rework audio volume management

Video Output:
– Fix a D3D11 crash when the stream changes aspect ratio

Demux:
– Major overhaul of the adaptive streaming stack
– Support for DAV video files
– Add WebP image mapping
– Fix missing audio start of Opus audio in MKV/WebM
– Fix an infinite loop in MP4
– Fix attachments extractions in ogg files
– Support Uncompressed audio in mp4 (ISO/IEC 23003-5)
– Fix some lip sync issue in rare MPEG-TS streams

Interface:
– Qt/macOS: Fixup user provided URLs
– Add safe area handling on macOS
– Qt: improve preferences search
– Qt: fix –no-mouse-events option

Misc:
– Update YouTube script
– Fix Icecast directory parsing which could lead to missing entries
– Improve UPnP compatibility with some servers

3rd party libraries (contrib):
– Update FFmpeg to 4.4
– Update libflac to 1.3.4 to fix CVE-2020-0499 and CVE-2021-0561
– Update libsmb2 to fix invalid UTF-8 encoding of some filenames
– Update taglib to fix corruptions when editing some OGG metadata
– Update dav1d to 0.9.2
– Update fribidi to 1.0.11
– Update freetype to 2.11.1
– Update libass to 0.15.2
– Drop pthreadGC2 in favor of winpthreads
– Enable Java support for blurays on Apple M1
– Update libsrt to 1.4.4
– Update twolame to 0.4.0
– Update mpg123 to 1.29.3
– Update libnfs to 5.0.1
– Update libarchive to 3.6.0
– Update AOM encoder to 3.1.1

 

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