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3.0.12 (latest version)
VLC for Mac
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One of the best free, open source multimedia players available for Mac devices.

Registration date
Monday November 25, 2019
Last seen
October 7, 2021

VLC Media Player is often seen on Windows Operating System. This version named VLC for Mac can run on Mac OS X and is endowed with the same functions as on Windows. It is one of the best open-source video players available for Mac devices for free.

Key features

  • Audio and video play: VLC Media Player’s main function is to play audio and video files of many formats.
  • Supported formats: The player supports almost all popular formats including MP3, OGG, AVI, WMV, and MOV, as well as DVD and VCD formats.
  • Streaming: VLC for Mac can also be used as a server for streaming unicast or multicast on a network. Broadband networks supported can be IPv4 or IPv6.
  • Light: This program does not clutter the computer system and does not cause excessive consumption of resources.
  • Background: VLC for Mac can run in the background and play as many multimedia files as needed while you are doing something else on your laptop.

How does VLC for Mac work?

VLC is very easy to handle. Once you downloaded and installed the program, you simply need to open it and choose the file you’d like to play with it by clicking on File > Open file and selecting video or audio from your hard disk or USB. It has a user-friendly minimalistic interface so you shouldn’t worry about how to use it. Moreover, it has many additional functions that can come in handy if you work a lot with video: you can add the logo to your video using VLC player, add subtitles to a movie, extract audio from a video, subscribe to your favorite podcasts, and so much more.

Is VLC Media Player safe?

VLC Media Player for macOS is virus-free and completely safe.

Is VLC Media Player free?

VLC for Mac is completely free of charge, though you can donate to its developers if you like the program.

Minimum requirements

  • Requires Mac OS X 10.7. 5 or later.
  • It runs on any Mac with a 64-bit Intel processor or an Apple Silicon chip.
  • Size: 48MB

Other Systems

VLC for Mac is also available on Windows.
Alternative spelling: vlc-3.0.12-intel64.dmg
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