VLC Media Player

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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.

Changes between 2.2.5 and

  • Security hardening for DLL hijacking environments
  • Translations updates


  • Update for Soundcloud, liveleak and Youtube scripts
  • Fix potential out-of-band dereference in flac decoder
  • Fix potential out-of-band reads in mpeg packetizers
  • Fix infinite loop in subtitles demuxer
  • Fix incorrect memory free in ogg demuxer
  • Fix potential out-of-band reads in subtitle decoders and demuxers
  • Fix green line on Windows with odd sizes

Changes between 2.2.4 and 2.2.5:


  • Fix mp3 playback quality regression in libmad
  • Fix video scaling in VDPAU
  • Fix playback of palettized codecs
  • Fix ADPCM heap corruption (FG-VD-16-067)
  • Fix AES3 16bps decoding
  • Fix DVD/LPCM heap corruption (FG-VD-16-090)
  • Fix SCTE-27 colors


  • Fix possible ASF integer overflow
  • Fix MP4, VOC, XA, SMF divide-by-zero errors
  • Fix MP4 heap buffer overflows
  • Fix Flac metadata integer overflow
  • Fix NSVf and AIFF infinite loops
  • Fix flac null-pointer dereference
  • Fix vorbis and opus comments integer overflows and leaks

Video output

  • Fix green line on Windows with AMD drivers
  • Fix screenshots size


  • Fix crash in screen recording on Windows
  • Fix FTP scan string injection
  • Fix HTTP size handling


  • Fix mp4 drift


  • Fix vimeo, youtube, dailymotion, cli, appletrailers, http, soundcloud scripts

Audio filter

  • Fix heap write in stereo_widen audio filter


  • The plugins loading will not load external DLLs by default. Plugins will need to LoadLibrary explicitely.
  • Fix uninstaller path handling
  • Fix taskbar buttons behavior


  • Fix scrolling sensitivity on Sierra
  • Resume points are deleted now if the user clears the list of recent items

Download: VLC Media Player (32-bit) | Portable | ~30.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: VLC Media Player (64-bit) | Portable |
View: VLC Media Player Website

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