VLC Media Player 2.1.2

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 2.1.2:

Audio output:

  • Fix digital playback on OS X when more than one audio device is installed
  • Fix digital playback (SPDIF/HDMI) on Windows
  • Fix stuttering or silent playback when using sound enhancers or external audio devices on OS X
  • Improve responsiveness on OS X when playback starts or is being paused
  • Improve responsiveness, silent playback intervals and reliability on iOS


  • Fix Vimeo and DailyMotion parsing
  • Various WMV playback improvements and fixes


  • Fix LPCM 20/24-bit decoding and 16 bits with channel padding
  • Fix playback of some HEVC samples

Video filters:

  • Fix crash on deinterlace selection

Qt interface:

  • Fix some streaming profiles when copy existed
  • Improve A-B loop control
  • Fix album art update when changing media

Mac OS X interface:

  • Add a language option in the interface
  • Option to control VLC's iTunes pausing behavior is more easy to find
  • Improved UI resetting when requested in the preferences
  • Fix issue which prevented to enable more than one video filter on Mavericks
  • Fix an issue which could prevent automatic UI language settings from working
  • Fix opening subtitles files through drag & drop or double-clicking
  • Fix crash when closing window without decorations
  • Fix issue where extra video window was resized even if this was disabled

Win32 installer:

  • Kill running VLC process on uninstall/update


  • Update of Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kannada, Khmer, Lithuanian, Occitan, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Scottish Gaelic, Sinhala, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Uzbek, Welsh translations

Download: VLC Media Player 2.1.2 | 23.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: VLC Media Player Portable | 20.2 MB
Download: VLC Media Player 2.1.2 64-bit | Portable 64-bit | 22.0 MB
Download: VLC Media Player 2.1.2 for Linux | VLC 2.1.2 for Mac
View: VLC Media Player Website

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