VLC - All about the best free media player
VLC is a free and open source application used by millions of people and developed by the non-profit organization VideoLAN.
It is a multimedia player that supports a wide range of popular audio and video file formats, including .mp3, .avi, .mpeg, .mov, .wma and many others! It also supports DVD, CD, and streaming playback.
VLC works with Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and 7, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and many others.
VLC comes pre-packaged with a huge library of codecs, so you’ll never have to worry about searching for plug-ins in order to play your files.
It is 100% free of viruses, and spyware, and doesn’t collect any information about its users.
VLC Plays All Popular Video Formats
VLC remains one of the most versatile media players. Depending on your operating system, the VLC player supports a wide variety of formats. Just a few of the supported formats include: .MKV, ASF, AVI, FLV, Fraps, MP4, Ogg, Wav, MPEG-2 (ES, PS, TS, PVA, MP3), MPJPEG, FLAC, QuickTime and many more…
VLC’s newest upgrade includes the ability to watch your media in Frame-by-Frame Playback mode. Rather than hitting “pause” and hoping you get lucky, Frame-by-Frame playback allows you to “zone in” on your favorite parts movies in miniscule increments.
Compatible With AirTunes
Do the speakers on your computer have you leaning in and straining to hear? Got a great pair of speakers for your home entertainment system? The newest version of VLC Player lets you combine the two with AirTunes.
VLC started as a student project at the French École Centrale Paris in 1996. In 2001, the project became open source. It was opened up to developers and is now a worldwide project being worked on by people all over the world.
Easy to use, Fast and Powerful!