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VLC Media Player 3.0.4

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 3.0.4 changelog:


  • Blacklist some intel GPU when decoding HEVC
  • Decode AV1 streams
  • Fix playback of low-fps files
  • Fix hardware decoding of low-latency sliced H.264 streams on macOS
  • Fix seeking with streams containing WebVTT subtitles
  • Fix decoding some CC-608 streams with roll-up
  • Fix crashes with LPCM streams
  • Fix colorspace of JPEG, PNG and screen inputs
  • Fix MediaCodec rotation handling


  • Improve FLV fps detection
  • Fix some ogg/flac
  • Improve support for broken HEVC inside MKV
  • Fix some AVI regression for broken files and for DVAudio
  • Support files splitted in the .mts%d pattern
  • Fixes for MKV seeking
  • Fix for MP4 disabled track selection
  • Fix playback of incomplete RAR files (downloading)

Audio Output

  • Improve iOS session management and resume-from-pause
  • Improve macOS audio performance
  • Support 44.1kHz DTS passthrough
  • Fix crashes on DirectSound output

Video Output

  • Fix some crash in Direct3D11/Direct3D9 because of sensors
  • Fix some broken DVD subtitles rendering (OpenGL, notably)
  • Fix crashes on old mac machines, after some time
  • Fix memleaks on the EGL output (Android notably)
  • Fix misc display in Direct3D11 due to broken drivers
  • Fix potential green screen on Windows XP

Text renderer

  • Fix rendering of arabic fonts fallback on macOS
  • Fix head buffer overflow on macOS with some fonts
  • Fix rendering of fonts with specific fonts
  • Fix some RTL rendering


  • Fix live555, macOS-UI, screen capture crashes
  • Change the extension registration names on Windows
  • Fix VLM 'now' date
  • Fixes on the HTTPD server
  • Fix on the NTservice registration
  • Fix --stop-time option
  • Fix ChromeCast compatibility with web interface
  • Fix subtitles alignment
  • Fix infinite recursion on directory playback
  • Fix detection SAT>IP servers


  • Fix tooltip display when using Wayland


  • macOS 10.7.5 is required now, VLC will no longer launch on earlier releases
  • Fix delay and fps setting in subtitle dialog
  • Modernized and improved support for media keys
  • Fix issues with drag and drop of playlist items
  • Fix support for audio capturing with qtsound module
  • Fix layout issues in the Convert and Save panel


  • Update of most translations

Download: VLC Media Player 3.0.4 (32-bit) | Portable | ~30.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: VLC Media Player 3.0.4 (64-bit) | Portable |
View: VLC Media Player Website | Other Operating Sytems

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