VLC Media Player is an open-source multimedia player that is used for playing files from DVDs, Audio CVs, VCDs, files, devices, and a number of streams. Developed by Video Lan projects, this is a completely free program that supports a comprehensive number of audio and video formats. Users can also modify videos and adjust their volume and sound quality via advanced settings.
What can VLC play?
Users download VLC to open a number of video file formats. VLC is extremely flexible in terms of video and audio formats, and most users use it to play audio and video files from a number of sources, including DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, or any downloaded videos off the internet.
The media player plays a number of audio, video and text formats. The most popular video formats that can be played with VLC media player include MPEG-½, WMV, Xvid, MPEG 4 AVC, Theora, DivX, Real Video, etc. For audio, MPEG Layer, WMA, FLAC, Speex, Mousepack, TrueAudio, Real Audio, APE, MIDI, and many others are covered. And for text, DVD, MicroDVD, SubRip, VoSub, Universal Subtitle Format (USF), and others are all compatible. To simplify, any .avi video format will play, and for audio, any Mp3 format will work.
What is VLC Media Player compatible with?
VLC is compatible with all operating systems, namely Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix, iOS, and Android. The program is versatile and works equally well on all operating systems. The media player is light and adapts easily to the operating system. So whether it is used on a Mac or a Windows, it gives optimal video or audio viewing experience.