VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.


Simple, fast and powerful media player.
Plays everything: Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams.

Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed:
MPEG-2, DivX, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3...



Supported Platforms

Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Apple TV Kindle Fire Haiku

Apps for VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is also a platform with 4 apps listed on AlternativeTo. Browse all 4 apps for VLC Media Player.

Links to official VLC Media Player sites

Official Website    Facebook    Twitter    GitHub


Automatic subtitles download Automatic Tagging Built-in subtitle search Integrated codecs Google Drive integration Lightweight Multiple languages Media Streaming Music Library Add a feature


Audio & Music Video & Movies


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VLC Media Player (sometimes referred to as VLC, VideoLAN Media Player) was added by Mogelfar in Feb 2009 and the lastest update was made in Aug 2017. There is a history of all activites on VLC Media Player in our Activity Log. It's possible to update the information on VLC Media Player or report it as discontinued, duplicated or spam.

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3.5 out of 5 with 41 ratings

I like this player, it would be convenient to have chromecast support tv player

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Vlc can't even fullfill basic smart things like autoloading subtitles like bsplayer. Default audio&video renderer is always poor. Potplayer is better than this but it can't successfully autoload...

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