If you want to play a video or audio file, if you play it with VLC Media Player then you shouldn’t be worried by worried because as a multimedia player VLC Media Player almost supports playback of all the major files extensions be it audio or video files. Voted as the best audio and video player from past few years along with GOM Player & K-lite Codec Player, VLC Media Player is a freeware.
The latest version of VLC Media Player is up for download, the latest version released is VLC Media Player 1.0.5 and can be download at Cnet from here.
Audio file extension which VLC media players supports are OGG, MP2, MP4, MP3, Divx, Flac, HD codecs and playback of zipped files also supported.
Video file format which VLC media player supports includes MPEG-1, MPEG-2. MPEG-4, Moc, WMV, Real plus, Xvid, Wav, Divx, Avi, Mkv, and DVD’s/VCD’s movies.
It has one outstanding features of VLC Media Player is its capability of repairing broken video or audio files.
Features of VLC Media Player
1. Control Video Speed Playback
With VLC Media Player you can control video playback of your video that you are currently playing. Playback of your video includes the following speeds: 0.25x, 0.30x, 0.5x, 0.75x, 0.9x, 1x(normal speed), 2x, 3x, 4x, 8x, 16x and 32x. So you can now slow down playing when you are across your favorite fight stunts and speed up playback speed when you have song in between, all the Bollywood movies does have that. Also you have option of Jump to Specific time.
2. Audio & Video Adjustments
With lot of options here, VLC Media Player can improve your audio and video quality. Audio Effects includes graphic equalizer settings which includes preamp adjustments, spatializer adjustments. With lot to adjust with the settings in Video effects and in synchronization you can advance audio over video & viceversa, control the speed of subtitles.
With the latest version launched you the ability to pause instantly and Blue Ray and HD Audio playback support. The software is very light and small at about 17MB for the latest version can be download from anywhere free of charge. With so many features VLC Media Player is a must download for all. As a multi-platform player it can read VCDs, DVDs, MPEG and DivX files from a satellite card too. It can now also play streams from network sent by the VideoLAN Server.