VLC media player

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  • Developer VideoLAN
  • Version 3.0.17
  • License Open Source
  • Language en

VLC Media Player is an open-source cross-platform media player that has proven to be very versatile and reliable. It is one of the most used media players.

Key features

  • Convert: VLC makes sure to let users all the freedom they need. It is why it is also able to convert between various media formats.

  • Customize: Another great thing about VLC is the possibility to adapt it to your needs - you have the option to customize several aspects of their videos, like bandwidth, cropping, image rotating, and sound equalizing.

  • Subtitle synchronization: You are watching a movie with subtitles out of sync with the story? With VLC, you can manually adjust their timing to match perfectly with the film.

  • Screen recording: No matter if you need to record what is happening on your screen because you are on YouTube or you need to create a tutorial for work, VLC can do that with no additional software.

  • Supported Formats: VLC simply supports almost any format, including MPEG (ES,PS,TS,PVA,MP3), AVI, ASF / WMV / WMA, MP4 / MOV / 3GP, OGG / OGM / Annodex, Matroska (MKV), Real, WAV (including DTS), Raw Audio: DTS, AAC, AC3/A52, Raw DV, FLAC, FLV (Flash), MXF, Nut, Standard MIDI / SMF, Creative™ Voice, and more.

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How does VLC Media Player work?

Even though the player has multiple features, it is pretty easy to use. The basic options (volume, pause, access to audio, video, and subtitles settings) are accessible from the main screen. If you feel overwhelmed with it, we recommend searching for tutorials on the Internet.

Is it free?

You can download and use it for free.

Is it safe?

It seems that the app has no history of security or safety issues. As always, we recommend reading the official legal concerns before installing. VLC is a non-profit organization and, in general, is considered a very reliable media player.

Where to download movies?

We made for you a dedicated article where you will find websites to download free movies legally.