Media Player Download | Official Apps

VLC Media Player is free multimedia solutions for all OS. VLC Official support Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, iOS, ChromeOS, and much more. Whatever your OS, VLC is the best media player for your device.

To try to understand what VLC Download can be, just think of Windows Media Player, a very similar software for functionality. VLC can easily play many types of common audio files, such as OGG, MP3, WAV and WMA, most video files like AVI, MPEG and WMV, but it goes even further. Among its main advantages is that of not needing a separate codec, as it happens for other software like WinDVD or PowerDVD. DVD movies play automatically as soon as you insert the DVD into your computer’s drive.

VLC Media Player
VLC Media Player

Customize Media Player

VLC Media Player is also a software that you can completely customize from the point of view of the graphic aspect, thanks to a whole series of screens that allow you to have a VLC with a different look from the classic. You can play the most popular media players, like the aforementioned Windows Media Player or the media player that is released with OSX, or you can give your VLC copy a completely new and never before seen aspect.


  • Supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD-Video, video CD, and streaming protocols. It is able to stream media over computer networks and to transcode multimedia files.
  • Plays Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices, and Streams.
  • Support almost OS.
  • No spyware, No ads, No user tracking.

Supported Formats

VIDEO : MPEG-1/2, DivX® (1/2/3/4/5/6), MPEG-4 ASP, XviD, 3ivX D4, H.261, H.263 / H.263i, H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC, Cinepak, Theora, Dirac / VC-2, MJPEG (A/B), WMV 1/2, WMV 3 / WMV-9 / VC-1, Sorenson 1/3, DV, On2 VP3/VP5/VP6, Indeo Video v3 (IV32), Real Video (1/2/3/4), VOB.

AUDIO : MPEG Layer 1/2, MP3 – MPEG Layer 3, AAC – MPEG-4 part3, Vorbis, AC3 – A/52, E-AC-3, MLP / TrueHD>3, DTS, WMA 1/2, WMA 3, FLAC, ALAC, Speex, Musepack / MPC, ATRAC 3, Wavpack, Mod, TrueAudio, APE, Real Audio, Alaw/µlaw, AMR (3GPP), MIDI, LPCM, ADPCM, QCELP, DV Audio, QDM2/QDMC, MACE.

Others : DVD, Text files (MicroDVD, SubRIP, SubViewer, SSA1-5, SAMI, VPlayer), Closed captions, Vobsub, Universal Subtitle Format (USF), SVCD / CVD, DVB, OGM, CMML, Kate. ID3 tags, APEv2, Vorbis comment.

VLC Download

This player supports broad ranges of OS and device, choose your OS and download it here. After downloading and installing it, VLC Download Media Player will launch a procedure that requires very few minutes, you will be faced with a simple and essential program, which does what it promises to do (ie let you watch videos or make you listen to music) without frills and without wasting your time. The most obvious controls are those related to the media, therefore the play, the pause, the rewind, the possibility of seeing a video in full screen, the volume control with lots of equalizers, the possibility to set the automatic replay of the video or audio files, and much more.


Q1: VLC Crash on Windows

Answer : Try to increase the verbosity level (either in the preferences or with a -vv command line option) and look at the debug messages (in the terminal or in the Messages window).

Q2: Can I take a screenshots?

Answer :

Yes, you can take a screenshot on VLC Media. To take a snapshot of the video displayed by VLC, you just need to press the pre-defined snapshot hotkey:

  • Windows/Linux/Unix: Ctrl + Alt + S
  • Mac OS X: Command + Alt + S

To change it, go to Preferences → Interface → Hotkeys settings, check Advanced options, and set Take video snapshot. You can also take a snapshot via the menu Video → Snapshot. To change the snapshot format or directory, go to Preferences → Video.

Q3:  VLC doesn’t display all subtitles

Answer: If VLC has autodetected your subtitles file, or if you opened it manually, but VLC only displays some subtitles from time to time, you will need to change the subtitles file encoding.

Go to Preferences → Input / Codecs → Other codecs → Subtitles, and set Subtitle text encoding to the right one.

Go to Preferences → Video → Output modules, and set Video output module to something different, like DirectX video output. Be sure you have advanced options enabled to be able to access this option.
Also, you might need to disable the “YUV -> RGB” checkbox in DirectX section of Preferences → Video → Output modules.