VLC Media Player 3.0.19 RTX Beta

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 3.0.19 RTX Highlights:

  • VLC 3.0.19 RTX is a custom version of "Vetinari"
  • It activates Super Resolution upscaling by default on nVidia RTX GPU

VLC 3.0.19 RTX features:


  • Network browsing for distant filesystems (SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...)
  • HDMI passthrough for Audio HD codecs, like E-AC3, TrueHD or DTS-HD
  • 12bits codec and extended colorspaces (HDR)
  • Stream to distant renderers, like Chromecast
  • 360 video and 3D audio playback with viewpoint change
  • Support for Ambisonics audio and more than 8 audio channels
  • Subtitles size modification during playback
  • Secure passwords storage


  • Hardware decoding and display on all platforms
  • HEVC hardware decoding on Windows, using DxVA2 and D3D11
  • HEVC hardware decoding using OMX and MediaCodec (Android)
  • MPEG-2, VC1/WMV3 hardware decoding on Android
  • Important improvements for the MMAL decoder and output for rPI and rPI2
  • HEVC and H.264 hardware decoding for macOS and and iOS based on VideoToolbox
  • New VA-API decoder and rendering for Linux


  • BD-Java menus and overlay in Blu-Ray
  • Experimental AV1 video and Daala video decoders
  • OggSpots video decoder
  • New MPEG-1 & 2 audio layer I, II, III + MPEG 2.5 decoder based on libmpg123
  • New BPG decoder based on libbpg
  • TDSC, Canopus HQX, Cineform, SpeedHQ, Pixlet, QDMC and FMVC decoders
  • TTML subtitles support, including EBU-TT variant
  • Rewrite of webVTT subtitles support, including CSS style support
  • BluRay text subtitles (HDMV) deocoder
  • Support for ARIB-B24, CEA-708
  • New decoder for MIDI on macOS, iOS and Windows

Protocols and devices

  • Full support for Bluray Menus (BD-J) and Bluray ISO
  • Rewrite of Adaptive Streaming protocols support
  • Support for HLSv4 to HLSv7, including MP4 and ID3 cases
  • Rewrite of DASH support, including MPEG2TS and ISOBMFF
  • Support SAT>IP devices, for DVB-S via IP networks
  • Support for HTTP 2.0
  • Support NFS, SMB and SFTP shares, with browsing
  • Support for SRT streaming protocol [full feature list]

Download: VLC Media Player 3.0.19 RTX Beta | 64.6 MB (Open Source)
View: VLC Media Player Website | Changelog

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