VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player 3.0.8

A highly portable and popular multimedia player for multiple audio and video formats.

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Windows/macOS/Linux
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4.5 183 votes

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VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming.

It supports many new devices inputs, formats, metadata and improves most of the current ones, preparing for the next-gen codecs. For subtitles you can download VLSub.

What's New:

  • Improvements for HDR support on Windows, including for HLG streams
  • Improvements on the Blu-ray support, notably for menus
  • Fixes for some 10bit and 12bit rendering on Windows 10
  • Fixes for UPnP discovery on MacBooks with a TouchBar

Access:

  • Improve Blu-ray support
  • Fix sftp module build with libssh >= 1.8.1

Audio output:

  • Fix pass-through on Android-23
  • Fix DirectSound drain

Demux:

  • Improve MP4 support

Video Output:

  • Fix 12 bits sources playback with Direct3D11
  • Fix crash on iOS
  • Fix midstream aspect-ratio changes when Windows hardware decoding is on
  • Fix HLG display with Direct3D11
  • Stream Output:
  • Improve Chromecast support with new ChromeCast apps

macOS:

  • Fix UPNP service discovery, services are discovered on the highest priority active network interface now
  • Fix video distortion on macOS Mojave

Misc:

  • Update Youtube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Soundcloud scripts
  • Work around busy looping when playing an invalid item with loop enabled

Translations:

  • Update of most translations

Security:

  • Fix multiple buffer overflows in the ps demuxer
  • Fix a buffer overflow when copying a biplanar YUV image
  • Fix multiple buffer overflows in the faad decoder
  • Fix buffer overflow in the svcdsub decoder
  • Fix buffer overflows in the ogg muxer & demuxer
  • Fix buffer overflows in libavformat demuxer
  • Fix multiple buffer overflows in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix a buffer overflow in the MP4 demuxer
  • Fix a buffer overflow in the textst decoder
  • Fix a buffer overflow in the webvtt decoder
  • Fix a buffer overflow in the ASF demux
  • Fix a buffer overflow in the UPNP SD
  • Fix use after free in the ogg demuxer
  • Fix multiple use after free in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix multiple use after free in the DMO decoder
  • Fix integer underflow in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix an updater NULL pointer dereference on invalid signing keys
  • Fix NULL pointer dereference in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix an integer overflow in the spudec decoder
  • Fix an integer overflow in the nsc demuxer
  • Fix an integer overflow in the avi demuxer
  • Fix reads of uninitialized pointers in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix a floating point exception in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix an infinite loop in the flac packetizer

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