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VLC Media Player 2.2.1

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VLC Media Player is an open source video player for reproducing all kind of media files on your computer or device, and which will work especially well if you have Windows 7, XP and iOS.

Sometimes, “free” doesn’t mean “bad” and that’s the philosophy of VideoLAN (VLC). This open software can reproduce all your videos, no matter what kind of format they are in, because they will work on VLC. It will reproduce your music as well and its download is pretty easy.

It is a good complement for your computer since it is also compatible with programs like SopCast, which allows the smooth running not only of your own movies, but also high quality streaming videos. Furthermore, it is compatible with many Windows OS such as Windows 7 and XP

Media center

VLC has a great diversity of functions. It not only reproduces your videos, it also easily converts them into the format you prefer. Select the bitrate and the type of file and it’s done. You can also take screenshots and configure a shortcut to do it.

VLC Media Player reproduces music and streaming

This player allows you to select the audio channel in case your video is dual audio, and also includes an option to set subtitles in srt format. Check the preferences and the video options to change the different visuals such as brightness and contrast. Set the filters you want, hit the play button and configure your ideal way of watching videos.

VLC offers music and streaming

As a media player VLC Media Player reproduces music and streaming. Audio features go from normalization to sampling music. This makes it packed with capability since it can also record sound from a standard microphone, which is a fun thing to try. You can also set the general volume to 200%, but it may distort your sound since it does this digitally.

VLC also can stream video and audio from the Internet. Connect yourself to a broadcast channel and enjoy a whole world of multimedia content. If you can connect to a link, you can watch TV from your computer in HD quality, while it also works as a host or as a server, so you can upload or download a multimedia signal without too much trouble.

The version 2.2.0 has been designed especially for iOS7 and within the new features included are: the ability to play the videos stored in Google Drive and Dropbox via high-bandwidth Streaming, new multitouch gestures, it has improved the process of downloading by a local network, a better organization of series's chapters, supporting new codecs, protocols and formats; and the protection of our Library with lock code.

Alternatives

Kantaris Media Player is a high quality application based on the same VLC Media Player, so it makes a good alternative. However, if you want something much simpler,Media Player Classic is a more basic tool to play videos and music.

VLC Media Player 2.2.1 Features

This open-source cross-platform program includes several features and improvements:

  • Large number of possible input formats such as MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AVI, MP4, WMV, OGG, WEBM, MKV, MOV, 3GP, WAV, DivX, FLV or Nut among others
  • Ability to export from different input media like DVD Video, MPEG encoder or TCP/RTP Unicast
  • Manage Internet radio channels and podcasts
  • More than 20 different compatible video formats
  • Capabilitie of reproducing different audio formats such as MIDI, MP3, WMA, FLAC, ALAC or Mod among others
  • Add video effects and additional control with the equalizer
  • Subtitles and tags are allowed in more than 15 formats
  • Transcode your multi-format videos
  • You can choose between 9 available interfaces
  • Ability of taking snapshots

If you want to read more information about VLC Media Player, you can do it here

Conclusion

VLC Media Player is a free and complete software package for playing your multimedia files and configuring the settings the way you want. Reproduce video and audio, stream your stuff and convert your files; you can do whatever you need with this practical tool.

Pros
  • Large media compatibility
  • Video streaming
  • Audio edition
Cons
  • Sometimes unstable

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • i have like many movies and see the videolan media software and it is very clarity to any movie shown then ihave downloaded to vlc media player

  • to watch movies , hollywood, bollywood, mkv format all formats around the day and night alongwith my famliy friends watch pics and enjoy free time

  • for downloading videos and other enteraintment programmes from different websites as well as from face book, whatsapp accordingly on required basis

  • VLC is the best player I have ever used in my life,talking of picture,audio very good.so I intend to play movies,since these other players have disapointed me.

  • for films and song and alll thing to do it thanks for this programe now iwill spam bc ithink 120 char is too long Let it go u will never see the

What similar programs have you used?
  • WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER PROVIded by the computer which is in built with my central processing system and also used to dvd player with microphone

  • A.yes i have used previous version but right now not working well so i am downloading this new one so that i can play my vidio con tents for this uyou are thankful

  • yes i have used previous version but right now not working well so i am downloading this new one so that i can play my vidio con tents for this uyou are thankful

  • dear, sirs/ madam,i am using Media player. and that is not woking properly. only yhe audio is working. thats why i want to use vlc to enjoy vides. Thanks a lot.

  • windows media player for microsoft xp that playes all versin and even power dvd but vlc is the best for watching movies and playing visual music

What do you like most about this program?
  • its quit simple and powerful media player, its controls are very good and user interface has a unique design, and it alomost plays every formats

  • this is very good software because it gives a good entertainment for me by sea the movies and videos so i would like to download this program

  • I had VLC Player before. Fast to download at my pc, in windows xp 32 bit. in english. I hope it will help me to downloaf trial adobe protoshop c5

  • it is a good media player and runs smoothly with the software i use when i am work while trying to go though a lot of tracks in a few hours because of the little time that i have

  • the most property that I favour about using this progrsm is about opporunity to use the subtitle file with the vedio,and quality of performing

USER REVIEWS

One of the best tools to play any multimedia file you need

By Ellie Teller

On Wednesday, September 2, 2015

VLC Media Player is a program that allows you to play any kind of media file, audio or video. Even though there are loads of media players out there to choose from, VLC Media Player has some unique features that set it apart from its competitors. First off, it is capable of playing any format you can imagine, as it comes with a huge amount of pre-installed codecs to ensure it doesn’t get caught off guard.

Other cool thing about this program is its ability to convert a file into another format you desire. Besides, it allows you to take screenshots of a video file by pressing a button and set subtitles (in srt format). Moreover, you can connect VLC Media Player to any broadcast channel you desire and stream video and audio from the Internet easily. All in all, one of the most complete multimedia players out there. Worth trying.

Pros

  • It plays almost any format you desire
  • It can also convert files into another formats

Cons

  • This tool hasn’t major cons, it’s a good one!
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CONVERT SOME OF THE VIDEO FORMATS INTO AUDIO AND ENJOY YOURSELF

By Martin Maguna

On Tuesday, July 14, 2015

REVIEW

This is just another form of converting some of the video formats or also audio format and it is downloaded from the internet in that when you download a certain video you can either decide to view it using the vlc media player mode which for me I think it’s the best and this is because the images here are more clearer and also the sound that is the volume is also very good as you can be able to increase it up to 200 percent. Also maybe you are viewing some video content on your computer you can also decide to view it using the windows media player format or also using the vlc media format for me which I think using the vlc mode is the best mode.

FEATURES

The features of the vlc media payer include

Clearer videos available

A higher volume is also available

CONCLUSION

I think the graphics should be improved upwards and I think that is all for me nothing else.

Pros

  • The volume is very great
  • The graphics are a bit good

Cons

  • it is not available in some formats
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THIS IS A TOOL WHICH YOU CAN USE TO RUN ALL THE OTHER TOOL OF THE MEDIA PLAYER.

By Rock Raymond

On Monday, June 15, 2015

This is an open video player which works well with Windows 7,x p and i OS and can produce all kind of media files on your computer or devices.It can produce all your videos no matter what kind of format they are in since they works in the philosophy of Video LAN.This media player can also produce music and also the download is so easy and since it is compatible with the Sop Cast,it will allow you device to run smoothly for your own movies which are of the high quality due to the presence of the streaming videos.

This video player after producing your videos,it can convert them to the format that you likes since you only selects the bit rate and the type of the file and that is all with you conversion of the video and you can also select the audio channel if your video is dual audio and also has the option of setting subtitles in s r t format.If you want to configure the ideal way of watching your videos,you have to set the filters that you want and then press the play button.

V L C can also stream videos and audio from the internet since all you have to do is to connect yourself to a broadcast channel and enjoy all world multimedia contents and you can also watch TV if you can connect to a link and watch in your computer in a H D quality.The good thing also is that you have the chance to download the multimedia signal without struggling a lot.

Pros

  • One can download multimedia signals very fast.
  • You can transcode your videos.
  • It has the ability of taking the snapshots.
  • You can even add the video effects.

Cons

  • This media player is sometimes unstable.
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