VLC Media Player

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Portable version available: 

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

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License type: 

System requirements: 

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

Download file size: 

25 MB

Version: 

2.1.3

Additional information: 

64 Bit compatibility: 

32 bit but 64 bit compatible

Page anchor: 

VLC-Media-Player

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.

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.

Product type: 

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

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Download page: 

http://www.videolan.org/vlc

Developers website: 

http://www.videolan.org/