VLC Media Player (64-bit)

VLC Media Player (64-bit)

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 23 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1.5
  • Total Downloads:
    1,349,743
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 28, 2014
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    24.43MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    22,747
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Note: VLC is an open source product developed by VideoLAN Project licensed under GNU GPL v2. The VLC Media Player source code is also available for download from Download.com.

This logo or a modified version may be used or modified by anyone to refer to the VideoLAN project or any product developed by the VideoLAN team, but does not indicate endorsement by the project.

Editors' Review

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VLC Media Player (64-bit) is a favorite of many video watchers thanks to abundant format support, style, and customization options. There aren't many videos this app can't play and play amazingly well. It's more than enough to be the only video player you'll ever need on your computer.

In addition to being a universal media player, this app is open source, which means you can find people who create new add-ons and builds for it, as well as create your own version. The basic version of the program is anything but, featuring playlist and streaming support in addition to the ability to play just about any video on your PC. It gives you plenty of screen real estate by placing all of the buttons on its menu at the bottom and making them small enough to be ignored. VLC Media Player (64-bit) lets you add audio and video effects as you're watching a video for extra fun -- and supports more playlist formats for easy, hands-free viewing. It even lets you create playlists on the fly and edit them from inside the app. The app supports extensions and add-ons from all over the Web if you can find them.

The standard version of the program covers most of the bases you need, though. VLC Media Player (64-bit) has consistently been one of the most popular video players for years, and that isn't changing anytime soon. It gives users more flexibility and format support than most other players and stays on the cutting edge in terms of features.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"All of the videos look more beautiful and smoother"

December 24, 2014  |  By Holybride

 |  Version: VLC Media Player (64-bit) 2.1.5

Pros

It makes videos more beautiful and smoother. It doesn't consume lots of memory like I thought previously. It's light.

Cons

Haven't found any so far.

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5 stars

"Appearance is very beautiful, I love it"

November 09, 2014  |  By koshercol

 |  Version: VLC Media Player (64-bit) 2.1.5

Pros

Very suitable for me to use, really

Cons

Never any problems.

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5 stars

"Much more user friendly"

October 20, 2014  |  By MatthewsTrier

 |  Version: VLC Media Player (64-bit) 2.1.5

Pros

Been using for long time now and no trouble at all.

Cons

I can't think of one bad thing.

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5 stars

"Plays Blu-Ray Movies You Ripped to Your Hard Drive"

August 09, 2014  |  By andrewbaggins

 |  Version: VLC Media Player (64-bit) 2.1.5

Pros

If you rip a Blu-Ray to your computer's hard drive (to save wear and tear on the Blu-Ray disc, of course) you can play the ripped movie by right-clicking on the main movie file and selecting "Play with VLC". The main movie file is usually in a folder labeled "Stream", and it's always the largest size file.

Cons

That ugly orange striped traffic cone that VLC uses as its logo!

Summary

We've used VLC player for around 10 years or so and it's always been avery reliable. It has many extra features hidden within Options/Configuration screens, including streaming video/movies/music/internet radio/etc. to other computers on your home network.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.1.5
    With the capabilities of "RinceWind", 2.1.5 fixes a few bugs, and important security issues 2.1.5 fixes a few decoding bugs, on MP3, MKV, and hardware decoding on Windows. It also fixes QTsound capture and audio channel orders for OS X. 2.1.5 also ships with updated GnuTLS and libpng libraries, because of security issues.
General
Publisher VideoLAN Project
Publisher web site http://www.videolan.org
Release Date July 26, 2014
Date Added July 28, 2014
Version 2.1.5
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Players
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 24.43MB
File Name vlc-2.1.5-win64.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,349,743
Downloads Last Week 22,747
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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