VLC Media Player for PC

VLC Media Player developed by VideoLAN project as a free and open-source multimedia player and streaming media software allows users to play most media files in multiple formats as well as VCDs, DVDs, Audio CDs, etc. VLC Media Player is compatible with mobile desktop platforms and operating systems, like iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Mac, Windows and more.

Today, VLC Media Player has been the most stable, lightweight and flexible audio and video player compared to most other players. It accepts numerous formats including MKV, MPEG to FLV, RMVB, MP3, MP4 files and more when playing your favorite music, videos, movies and TV series. Whatever you want to play, we have VLC Media Player, a well-organized player.

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✎ PLEASE NOTICE ✎

Windows Software is compatible with:

- Windows Vista;

- Windows 7 & Windows 8;

- Windows 10.

Features:

❥ Plays almost everything - Discs, Files, Streams and Devices.

❥ Codec files playing without codec - MPEG, MKV, WMV, WebM, etc.

❥ Compatible with all platforms - Mac OS X, iOS, Android, Windows, Linux and more.

❥ Customize - Users can add skins with VLC skin editor.

❥ Shortcuts - You won’t need to touch the mouse by taking advantage of its shortcuts.

❥ Hassle free - No ads, no spyware and no user tracking.

❥ Add subtitles - The file with subtitles will be played automatically if users add subtitles to the folder where the video is saved.

How it works:

1. Download to install

Users don’t need to change any default options when installing VLC media player. What you need to take notice is “Choose components”, here you may want to be selective about which extensions to install.

2. Load a file

Drag or drop a file to the program window, then click the media menu to load the file you want to play. You can do the following operations with VLC, such as stop, play, pause, volume control along with the progress control bar.

3. Change viewing options

You can experiment with VLC of its various viewing options. The software will start the play by default. However you will want to switch to the full-screen mode if you are preparing to sit down watching a movie. Then you can click view to choose Fullscreen Interface button or press F11 to get what you want.

Pros

- A variety of formats are supported

- Easy to operate

- Hotkey and shortcut support

- Flexible and lightweight software

- BluRay and HD are supported

- Version 2 improves the interface

- Version 2 supports more formats

Cons

- Quite basic user interface

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