VLC Media Player 1.0.0 RC4

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols without external codec or program.

It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

VLC can play:

  • MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 / DivX files from a hard disk, a CD-ROM drive, and so on
  • DVDs, VCDs, and Audio CDs
  • From satellite cards (DVB-S)
  • Several types of network streams: UDP/RTP Unicast, UDP/RTP Multicast, HTTP, RTSP, MMS, etc.
  • From acquisition or encoding cards (on GNU/Linux and Windows only)

Download: VLC Media Player 1.0.0 RC4
View: VLC Media Player Website

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All versions are still with blocky pixels when cropping in Windows 7 x64... all versions of the OS as well, using NVIDIA 8600GT. It seems to be a common problem when searching Google.

You should ;)

I was amazed on windows 7 to realize that windows media player with all its new shiny animations and translucent effects still cannot play a freaking DVD by default ... and forward you to a website to BUY a codec to be able to watch it.

I rarely can successfully play a DVD in WMP either... I don't understand why it's not a basic feature in windows??

I always recommend VLC to all my friends. Waiting for the final to come out!