VLC is a free cross-platform media player with a large number of codecs built-in.
VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, 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.
Mozilla plugin: supports a reasonable amount of MIME types on Windows
Linux: Fixed S/PDIF passthrough with ALSA
Automatic recovery on unexpected stream discontinuity (clock gap)
occurrences in input
Use field order (top/bottom) for correct bob/linear deinterlacing
Fix invalid free in bookmarks loading code
Windows and Mac OS Binaries
FLAC Security Update (CVE-2007-4619) to prevent multiple integer
Active X plugin:
Security update (VideoLAN-SA-0703)
Mac OS X Interface & Port:
Apple Remote support on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard with enhanced
Improved Video Output compatibility for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
Improved behavior of the Fullscreen Controller and mode changes between
Fullscreen and Windowed Video Output
Softened the white flash artifacts that may appear during the transition
of two different movies
Support for current Ogg file formats
NOTE: This release requires Mac OS X 10.4 or higher. Mac OS X 10.3.9 is
not supported anymore.
Improved H.264 encoding speed on Mac OS X
The automatic updating facility was removed
You now need to append --m3u-extvlcopt to your command line to enable
EXTVLCOPT options parsing in m3u playlists.
Program Information Category:
Free Version: 0.8.6d Size: 9MB Works on: Windows