Play Exceptional Audio and Video Formats at Any OS
VLC Media Player is cross-platform open-source multimedia framework, player and server.
VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, DivX, MPEG-1, mp3, ogg, aac …) as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a media converter or a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on networks. Long story short…When I find some video file not playing with Windows Media Player, I use VLC media player which plays it smoothly. This is a must have media player.
VLC is available for PC, MAC and Linux. Subtitles and tags are supported.
Video Supported Formats
MPEG-1/2, DIVX (1/2/3), MPEG-4 ASP, DivX 4/5/6, 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 (Quicktime), DV (Digital Video), On2 VP3/VP5/VP6, Indeo Video v3 (IV32), Real Video 1/2, Real Video 3/4.
Audio Supported Formats
MPEG Layer 1/2, MP3 – MPEG Layer 3, AAC – MPEG-4 part3, Vorbis, AC3 – A/52 (Dolby Digital), E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus), MLP / TrueHD, DTS, WMA 1/2, WMA 3, FLAC, ALAC, Speex, Musepack / MPC, ATRAC 3, Wavpack, Mod (.s3m, .it, .mod), TrueAudio (TTA), APE (Monkey Audio), Real Audio, Alaw/µlaw, AMR (3GPP), MIDI, LPCM, ADPCM, DV Audio, QDM2/QDMC (QuickTime), MACE.
Miscellaneous features include SAP/SDP announces, Bonjour protocol, Mozilla/Firefox plugin, ActiveX plugin, SVCD Menus, Localization, CD-Text 1, CDDB CD info, IGMPv3, IPv6, MLDv2, CPU acceleration.