VLC media player for Mac

VLC media player for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 345 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.8.6
  • Total Downloads:
    5,488,551
  • Date Added:
    December 10, 2006
  • File Size:
    31.97MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7,734
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.0 Server/10.3.9/10.4 Intel/10.4 PPC

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Editors' Review

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When it comes to video files, it seems like nothing is ever as easy as it should be. VLC Media Player offers a one-stop solution, supporting playback of a whole slew of file types, including AVI, OGG, MP2, MP3, MP4, DivX, and DVD. It can even function as a streaming-media server. Its open-source roots mean the program evolves quickly, with new features and fixes released frequently. Though the skinned mode perks up the interface, the program suffers from unpredictable behavior when it's activated. 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-scratcher Quick Open File. Overall, though, VLC Media Player earns its place on any computer with its ability to open just about any type of video file.
 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.9

    out of 10 votes

    • 5 star 9
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 0
  • All Versions

    4.2

    out of 345 votes

    • 5 star 197
    • 4 star 85
    • 3 star 22
    • 2 star 6
    • 1 star 35
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4 stars

"best media player ever"

September 15, 2014

 |  Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

Pros

easy to use

Cons

nothing to change

Summary

nice app
http://fullfreeversionsoftware.blogspot.com/2014/08/download-vlc-media-player-full-free.html

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5 stars

"Great product"

September 08, 2014  |  By vpeou

 |  Version: VLC Media Player 2.1.5

Pros

Plays all format.

Cons

Better UI.

Summary

This is the Video player everyone needs installed on their system. Very reliable.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.8.6
Building on feedback from the 29 million downloads of VLC media player 0.8.5, VideoLAN brings you version 0.8.6 with many bugfixes, as well as a couple of new features we think you will truly enjoy.

Highlights of the new features and improvements:
  • Support for Windows Media Video 9 and VC-1
  • Support for VP5/VP6 and Flash video
  • Support for TTA and WavPack Lossless audio
  • Much improved H.264 support
  • Preliminary DVR-ms, MXF support
  • Shoutcast TV support
  • Windows unicode fixes
  • Apple Remote support
  • Apple Fullscreen controller
  • Universal Binary
For a complete list, please have a look at the release notes: http://developers.videolan.org/vlc/NEWS
General
Publisher VideoLAN Project
Publisher web site http://www.videolan.org
Release Date December 10, 2006
Date Added December 10, 2006
Version 0.8.6
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory DVD Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.3.9, Mac OS X 10.0 Server, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel
Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher
  • Download Information
    File Size 31.97MB
    File Name vlc-2.1.5.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 5,488,551
    Downloads Last Week 7,734
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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