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VLC 2.0.0 "Twoflower" is a major new release of VLC. It has faster decoding using multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware, and the ability to open more formats, notably professional, HD, and 10bits codecs. It has a new rendering pipeline for video, with higher quality subtitles and new video filters. It supports many new devices and BluRay Discs (experimental). It features completely-reworked Mac and Web interfaces and improvements in the other interfaces to make VLC easier than ever to use. It fixes several hundred bugs.
This is the twelfth release of the 1.1.x branch. This is a minor release, focused on security issues and bugfixes. It notably fixes security issues in the AVI and RM demuxers, improves the AVI muxer for transcoding, the OS X interface, extensions support, and the Windows Web plugin. It also integrates updated codecs and translations.
This release brings fixes for some security issues, notably in the xspf demuxer and in some underlying libraries; it also includes a rewritten pulseaudio audio output, removal of the fontconfig dependency on the Win32 freetype module, updated translations, and a lot of small Mac OS X fixes.
This release, not long after 1.1.8, is necessary because some security issues were found, notably in the mp4 demuxer and in some underlying libraries. This release also brings updated translations and a lot of small Mac OS X fixes.
This release is a minor one, bringing minor enhancements and fixing security issues. Enhancements include new UI graphics for the Mac interface, a new dirac encoder, and updated codecs. It also brings multiple fixes in codecs, protocols, demuxers, and subtitles support. Finally, there is a major update in most translations.
VLC media player is a multimedia player, framework, streamer, and encoder. It can play inputs like files, network streams, DVDs, audio CDs, Blu-Rays, capture devices, and screens. It can play most audio and video codecs and formats (MPEG 1/2/4, H264, VC-1, DivX, WMV, Vorbis, AC3, AAC, MKV, etc.), but can also be used to convert to different formats and/or send streams through the network.