Watch virtually any format
VLC Media Player supports a variety of codecs, including MKV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MP4, WAV, MPEG, and Quicktime.
Stream your favorite music with ease! VLC Media Player supports MP2, MP3, MP4, DivX, OGG,
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VLC Media Player Specs
- Version: 2.1.2
- File Size: 22.78MB
- Price: FREE
- Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows 8
VLC Media Player Frequently Asked Questions
Does VLC Media Player require users to download codecs?
No, VLC comes with all the most popular (and even some unpopular) codecs already installed, and it can open most any video file that you can throw at it without requiring any additional downloads, settings changes, or customization.
What files formats does VLC support?
VLC Media Player supports most video file formats, including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DIVX 1-6, XviD, 3ivX, Cinepak, Theora, WMV 1-3, DV, and Real Video 1-4. It also handles streaming video play, along with a majority of audio file formats like MP3, WMA, MIDI, and FLAC.
How does VLC Media Player compare to other media players?
Unlike most proprietary media players that come pre-installed with computers, VLC can open a much larger variety of file formats without requiring any other additional downloading of codecs or add-ons. Additionally, there are other features such as downloading from streaming video sites, playing DVDs from all region codes, file conversion, screenshots, subtitle compatibility, and more!
Can I install VLC Media Player on multiple computers?
Yes, since VLC Media Player is a free, open-source product, you can install it on as many computers as you desire all at no cost. Also, since VLC is such a lightweight download, it can be installed or even run from an external flash drive.
Will VLC play DVD or Blu-Ray discs?
Yes! Provided that you have the appropriate drive to play either disc format, VLC will allow you to watch video on either disc with greater control than most stock video players.