VLC Media Player

A free, simple, fast and powerful multimedia player.
Available on: WindowsMacLinux
Complexity: For everyone
Creator: VideoLAN Project

What is VLC Media Player?

VLC is an open-source multimedia player. Fast, powerful and easy to use, it has become one of the most used multimedia player in the world. Not only a basic audio and video player, it has plenty of features such as audio and video conversion or recording, online video downloading and online radio listening.

System infos

Windows, Mac, Linux
Open source:

Official website

VLC Media Player


VLC Media Player screenshot

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Comments from toolboxes

Perfect for watching movies, videos or listening to music. Works all the time.
by Pierre
In the world of media, VLC is a commonly known name. VLC is a very popular free media player not only for Linux but for other OS as well. Moreover, VLC is perhaps the only media player that has the ability to play the widest range of codecs there are making it one of the most used media players.
by syeda
It plays any type of video file. You can also use this software to play CDs, DVDs and VCDs.
by Geny
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