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VLC Media Player 3.0.1

VLC Media Player

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.

VLC Media Player 3.0.1 changelog:


  • Fix use-after-free when cleaning playlists
  • Fix crash on exit on Windows

Video output

  • Fix HLG tone mapping on some systems like macOS.
  • Fix screensaver inhibition on Windows XP
  • Fix various Direct3D11 crashes
  • Fix HDR tone mapping in Direct3d11
  • Fix pink screen on Windows


  • macOS: enable SMB file sharing


  • Fix potential stack buffer overflow with faad
  • Enable Cineform HD in avcodec

Hardware Decoder

  • macOS: Improve HEVC 10bit performance with Videotoolbox
  • android: Add MPEG2 support via MediaCodec
  • Fix HEVC decoding with some files on Android/macOS/iOS
  • Improve Direct3D11 memory usage


  • Improve MKV seeking speed
  • Fix xspf base URL handling
  • Fix reading mp4 trun with moof based offsets
  • Fix adaptive http redirections
  • Replace old API, fixing adaptive TLS leak
  • Use mime type as fallback for HLS segment type
  • Fix subtitle (srt,ssa..) seek when having a single entry
  • Flag non default HDMV subset video streams
  • Increase TS probing amount for 4K streams
  • Miscellaneous MKV, MP4 & AVI crash fixes


  • Fix out of bounds read in mpeg4video

Stream Output

  • Improve chromecast loading speed
  • Improve local/chromecast transition during playback
  • Fix chromecast loading with some versions of Windows
  • Fix chromecast loading with some chromecast devices (TVs and Android boxes)
  • Fix wrong first cover art when casting
  • Fix casting to VP9

macOS Interface

  • Re-add option to disable the fullscreen controller panel
  • Auto-layout improvements
  • Remove misleading playback warning indicator
  • Fix crash with the interface for lua extensions (like VLSub)
  • Fix show sidebar setting being ignored on restart
  • Fix MKV files association
  • Fix chromecast audio detection

Qt Interface

  • Improve scaling on HiDPI displays


  • Improve interface look and feel..

Download: VLC Media Player 3.0.1 (32-bit) | Portable | ~30.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: VLC Media Player 3.0.1 (64-bit) | Portable |
View: VLC Media Player Website

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