VLC media player software report at Test and Review
VLC is probably one of the best video solutions for your home PC. This multimedia player growing popularity is due to true performance figures.
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.
VLC media player (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG, DivX/Xvid, Ogg, and many more) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. However in recent years it has also become a extremely powerful server to stream live and on demand video in several formats to our network and the Internet.
Simple, Powerful and Fast
Plays everything, Files, Discs (DVD, CD, VCD), Devices and Streams
Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed
Completely Free, 0 Spyware, Ads or User Tracking
Best Mpeg2, x264, DivX player
Works on most platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix...
Media Converter and Streamer
What we think
What we think about the VLC media player - f...ing amazing, the best video player out there.