Download VLC Media Player 2.0.7 (32-bit)

VLC Media Player 2.0.7 (32-bit)

By VideoLAN.org  (Open Source)
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Taking Video Snapshots With VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is the most popular and robust multi format, free media player available. The open source media player was publically released in 2001 by non-profit organization VideoLAN Project. VLC Media Player quickly became very popular thanks to its versatile multi-format playback capabilities. It was aided by compatibility and codec issues which rendered competitor media players like QuickTime, Windows and Real Media Player useless to many popular video and music file formats. The easy, basic UI and huge array of customization options have enforced VLC Media Player’s position at the top of the free media players.

Flexibility

VLC plays almost any video or music file format you can find. At its launch this was a revolution compared to the default media players most people were using that often crashed or displayed “codecs missing” error messages when trying to play media files. VLC can play MPEG, AVI, RMBV, FLV, QuickTime, WMV, MP4 and a shed load of other media file formats. For a full list of compatible file formats please click here. Not only can VLC Media Player handle loads of different formats, VLC can also playback partial or incomplete media files so you can preview downloads before they finish.

Easy to Use

VLC’s UI is definitely a case of function over beauty. The basic look does however make the player extremely easy to use. Simply drag and drop files to play or open them using files and folders then use the classic media navigation buttons to play, pause, stop, skip, edit playback speed, change the volume, brightness, etc. A huge variety of skins and customization options mean the standard appearance shouldn’t be enough to prevent you choosing VLC as your default media player.

Advanced Options

Don’t let VLC Media Player’s simple interface fool you, within the playback, audio, video, tools and view tabs are a huge variety of player options. You can play with synchronization settings including a graphic equalizer with multiple pre-sets, overlays, special effects, AtmoLight video effects, audio spatializer and customizable range compression settings. You can even add subtitles to videos by adding the SRT file to the video’s folder.

Summary

VLC Media Player is quite simply the most versatile, stable and high quality free media player available. It has rightly dominated the free media player market for over 10 years now and looks like it may for another 10 years thanks to the constant development and improvement by VideoLAN Org.

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Technical

Title: VLC Media Player 2.0.7 (32-bit)
Filename: vlc-2.0.7-win32.exe
File size: 21.87MB (22,937,227 bytes)
Requirements: Windows XP / Vista / Windows7 / Windows8
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Open Source
Date added: June 11, 2013
Author: VideoLAN.org
www.videolan.org
MD5 Checksum: 06D5E5E952C61923C9D24C83E7FE1F45

Change Log

# Input:
- Fix playback termination when switching ES tracks (PowerPC only)
- Fix memory exhaustion vulnerability when playing specifically crafted playlist files
# Decoders:
- Fix WMA Pro, MPEG 4 ALS, APE, MLP and ADPCM-IMA4 playback
# Encoders:
- Fix audio encoding for numerous codecs, notably mp3 and aac
# Muxers:
- Fix noticeable memory leak when creating AVI files
# Video output:
- Fix crash when using libvlc in 3rd party applications (Mac only)
# Mac OS X Interface
- Minor improvements
- Fix issue which could lead to loss of media files created through transcoding
# HTTP Interface
- Fix two xss vulnerabilities (CVE-2013-3565)
# Translations:
- Update Basque, Simplified Chinese, Ukrainian, Turkish, Portuguese, Norwegian Bokmål,Burmese, Lithuanian, Italian, Hindi, Spanish, German, Czech, Danish, Welsh translations
- New Azerbaijani, Kirgyz, Oriya translations