VLC Media Player 2.1.1

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.

VLC plays absolutely anything. It supports an enormous number of multimedia formats, and does not require you to download additional codecs. VLC features a complete streaming server, with extended features like video on demand, on-the-fly transcoding, granular speed controls, frame-by-frame advancement and more. It can also be used as a server for unicast or multicast streams in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

VLC Media Player now features fully customizable toolbars, customizable Skins, supports playback for broken files as well as zipped files, and so much more.

What's new in version 2.1.1:


  • Fix random and reshuffling behaviour
  • Fix recording
  • Fix some subtitles track selection


  • VP9 support in WebM
  • HEVC/H.265 support in MKV, MP4 and raw files
  • Fix GPU decoding under Windows (DxVA2) crashes


  • Fix crashes on wav, mlp and mkv and modplug files
  • Support Speex in ogg files
  • Fix some .mov playlists support
  • Support Alac in mkv
  • Fix WMV3 and palette in AVI
  • Fix FLAC packetizer issues in some files


  • Fix DVB options parsing
  • Fix DeckLink HDMI input
  • Fix HTTPS connectivity on OS X by loading root certificates from Keychain

Audio output:

  • Fixes for DirectSound pass-through
  • Fixes for OSS output, notably on BSD
  • Interfaces:
  • Fix HTTP interface infinite loop
  • Fix D-Bus volume setting


  • Reinstore right click subtitle menu to open a subtitle
  • Fix saving the hotkeys in preferences
  • Fix saving the audio volume on Win32, using DirectSound
  • Fix play after drag'n drop
  • Fix streaming options edition and scale parameter

Stream out:

  • Fix transcoding audio drift issues
  • Fix numerous audio encoding issues
  • Win32 installer:
  • Important rewrite to fix numerous bugs, notably about updates
  • Simplification of the upgrade mechanism

Mac OS X interface:

  • Reintroduce the language selector known from pre-2.1 releases
  • Fix fullscreen behaviour and various crashes
  • Fix about dialog crash in Japanese
  • Fix crashes on proxy lookups
  • Fixes on the playlist and information behaviours
  • Fixes on the streaming dialogs
  • Improves interface resizings


  • Update of Arabic, Basque, Belarusian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, Galician, Gujarati, Hindi, hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Marathi, Modern Greek, Norwegian Bokmål, Occitan, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek translations

Download: VLC Media Player 2.1.1 | 23.4 MB (Open Source)
Download: VLC Media Player Portable | 20.5 MB
Download: VLC Media Player 2.1.1 64-bit | Portable 64-bit | 22.0 MB
Download: VLC Media Player 2.1.1 for Linux | VLC 2.1.1 for Mac
View: VLC Media Player Website

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