VLC Media Player

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Portable version available: 

A portable version of this product is available but not from the developer.

Our rating: 

License type: 

System requirements: 

Windows 98 - 7 , OS X, Mac, Various Linux distros

Download file size: 

25 MB

Version: 

2.1.3

Additional information: 

Page anchor: 

VLC-Media-Player

64 Bit compatibility: 

32 bit but 64 bit compatible

Review article: 

Best Free Media Player

Pros: 

Available on multiple platforms, media converter and streaming capabilities, excellent playback quality and stability, plays Internet radio and TV, great choice for DVD playback, GPU and DSP decoding, support for extensions.

Product type: 

Runs as a stand-alone program on a user's computer

Cons: 

Large download size, Uninstalling can be problematic as it integrates into WMP components, seeking real media files causes short time glitches, many options can be confusing to non-technical types.

Top Pick?: 

0

Download page: 

http://www.videolan.org/vlc

Developers website: 

http://www.videolan.org/