VLC Media Player: Download latest VLC Media Player, Skin it and get a sound output of 400%
Windows Media Player which is a default player with all the Windows OS installation. But the life never is easy with numerous numbers of media formats available and number of codecs keep increasing day in and day out. What truly is fascinating is the fact that there are viable solutions available for dealing with problems like downloading the required codecs and so on.
Then there is also availability of wonderful open source softwares which cater to all your video demands. VideoLan-VLC media player is one such project that would solve many of your video related problems. Let’s see what VLC Media Player is:
VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, …) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network. It doesn’t need any external codec or program to work.
This makes this video media player one of the first choices of a lot of users.The current edition is available for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac and is fully loaded media player. The stats speak for the popularity of this versatile media player. World wide 3.6 VLC Media Players get downloaded every second and has over 5 million downloads till date.
Did you know?
Did you know that with VLC player you can have 400% volume output compared to the normal players. Don’t believe me! Use CTRL+UP arrow to see for yourself. This feature can be a life saver when your laptop has poor sound system.
If you did not know, VLC media player has a lot of skins available. This gives you a flexibility to skin this software according to your OS theme or according to your liking.
You can download the latest version VLC media Player for Windows 2000 and later here. If you are using Windows, Me/98/95 you can download the compatible version of VLC media player here. In order to install VLC Media player on Windows, just double click the downloaded file and follow the onscreen instructions.
In order to download the Linux version of media player please check this page. The installation instructions for each Linux distro are mentioned in the respective download page.