VLC media player Description
VLC is a free and free cross-platform media player and open source media platform. VLC plays many multimedia files, as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs and network broadcasts.
- Plays everything - Files, disks, external devices and streams
- Understands most codecs without additional packages - MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3...
- Works on all platforms - Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix, iOS, Android.
- Fully free - no spyware, no advertising and user tracking.
Fast - Hardware Decoding
VLC has hardware decoding on most platforms. It supports 0-copy on the GPU and can fallback on software when required.
VLC has the most complete feature-set over the video, subtitle synchronisation, video and audio filters.
UDP/RTP Unicast, UDP/RTP Multicast, HTTP / FTP, MMS, TCP/RTP Unicast, DCCP/RTP Unicast, File, DVD Video, Video CD / VCD, SVCD, Audio CD (no DTS-CD), DVB (Satellite, Digital TV, Cable TV), MPEG encoder, Video acquisition.
MPEG (ES,PS,TS,PVA,MP3), AVI, ASF / WMV / WMA, MP4 / MOV / 3GP, OGG / OGM / Annodex, Matroska (MKV), Real, WAV (including DTS), Raw Audio: DTS, AAC, AC3/A52, Raw DV, FLAC, FLV (Flash), MXF, Nut, Standard MIDI / SMF, Creative™ Voice.
SAP/SDP announces, Bonjour protocol, Mozilla/Firefox plugin, ActiveX plugin, SVCD Menus, Localization, CD-Text, CDDB CD info, IGMPv3, IPv6, MLDv2, CPU acceleration.