VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 3637 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.9.4
  • Total Downloads:
    60,990,028
  • Date Added:
    October 14, 2008
  • File Size:
    23.6MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    97,141
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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When it comes to video files, nothing is ever as easy as it should be. Thankfully, VLC Media Player offers a one-stop solution for the file-format problem. The program supports playback of OGG, MP2, MP3, MP4, DivX, DVD, and a whole slew of other file types. In addition, it also can function as a streaming media server. Because of its open-source foundation, VLC Media Player evolves quickly, with new features and fixes released frequently.

Though the interface varies from platform to platform, the sparseness of the Windows version leaves plenty to be desired. The skinned mode perks things up slightly, but the program seems to suffer from unpredictable behavior when skinned. Also, the basic task of opening a file is far more confusing than it should be; the program gives you several options, including the head-scratching Quick Open File. Overall, though, VLC Media Player is a must-have application for its ability to open just about any type of video file you throw at it.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.2

    out of 104 votes

    • 5 star 48
    • 4 star 41
    • 3 star 6
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 8
  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 3637 votes

    • 5 star 1974
    • 4 star 1113
    • 3 star 242
    • 2 star 117
    • 1 star 191
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  • 5 stars

    "Plays almost any files"

    October 18, 2014   |   By zxzx4zxzx

    Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

    Pros

    It's great, plays any files that you need it to play.

    Cons

    None so far.

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  • 5 stars

    "Great free media player!"

    October 16, 2014   |   By alanmichael46

    Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

    Pros

    At first I tried other player but it crashed, but this one is very quality

    Cons

    none found so far..

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  • 5 stars

    "A must have"

    October 08, 2014   |   By gaaaaaary

    Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

    Pros

    PLAYS DAMN NEAR ANYTHING EVEN MY OLD PRIMARY SCHOOL RECORDER, 1 of the first programs i put on any pc and now android, no more converting videos this thing plays em all

    Cons

    None none none

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  • 5 stars

    "Best all round media player"

    October 04, 2014   |   By Kris_DeWeever

    Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

    Pros

    - Plays all media files without any problem
    - Small system footprint
    - It is free

    Cons

    None that I know

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  • 5 stars

    "Great product, fast and easy"

    September 25, 2014   |   By LanzaMany

    Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

    Pros

    The program works very well. Easy to use for you!

    Cons

    None I can think of.

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  • 5 stars

    "Helpful and easy to use!!"

    September 25, 2014   |   By PortillaCrooked

    Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

    Pros

    Really happy with this program.

    Cons

    Nothing. just download and use it.

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  • 5 stars

    "Excellent program, i recommed it!"

    September 23, 2014   |   By SoberHorrocks

    Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

    Pros

    Very suitable for me to use, really

    Cons

    No cons from what I can see.

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  • 5 stars

    "A Basic Tool for any computer"

    September 22, 2014   |   By MikkolaAslam

    Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

    Pros

    Appearance is very beautiful, I love it

    Cons

    None, does what i want

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  • 5 stars

    "A Basic Tool for any computer"

    September 21, 2014   |   By CalameMahmood

    Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

    Pros

    A Basic Tool for any computer

    Cons

    None, does what i want

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  • 5 stars

    "its fast and updated regularly,"

    September 17, 2014   |   By FromSivils

    Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

    Pros

    This software helps me as much as I want.

    Cons

    None found so far

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 0.9.4
    Version 0.9.4 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
    General
    Publisher VideoLAN Project
    Publisher web site http://www.videolan.org
    Release Date October 14, 2008
    Date Added October 14, 2008
    Version 0.9.4
    Category
    Category Video Software
    Subcategory Video Players
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me
    Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
    Download Information
    File Size 23.6MB
    File Name vlc-2.1.5-win32.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 60,990,028
    Downloads Last Week 97,141
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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