VLC media player 2.1.2If you need to play music or video files in just about any format, VLC media player is likely your answer.
Version 2 ("Twoflower") brings a new modern interface, faster decoding, support for more formats and the ability to play Hi-Definition and Blue Ray. It still of an old temple however the most stable, rigid and lightweight video and audio player around today. While several media players will play opinions formats after downloading a codec, or live simply offal to play things, VLC media player directs tons of formats, from FLV to MPEG and RMBV files. Version 2 has seen some significant additions too as well as support for 10 bit codes plus multi-threaded encoding for H.264, MPEG-4/Xvid and WebM.
Also adjustment is the fact that you can use of VLC media player to preview files you are downloading ever it plays imperfect parts of video files. VLC media player is not just for video play back however. It also offers excellent integration with video channel influx services such as Channels.com giving you access to channels as well as ESPN, Reuters and National Geographic.
Channels.com will then show in your VLC media player playlist. Click on it to reveal the the other levels of channels available. Click on the level you need and a drop down list of all obtainable channels views in VLC media player. Just click on the channel you need to watch and streaming should begin almost quickly.
VLC Media Player is quite likely the best multimedia application for all Windows and Mac. It plays just about everything, hassle free - what more could you want?
What's newFix Pulse audio initial synchronization
Fix SWF, MKV, AIFF and subtitles de-mixer crashes
Fix system sleep issue on Mac OS X 10.5
Fix video and audio track selection through libVLC
DVB-S delivery system detection
Fixes and Rework of the Mac OS X interface
Translation update and new Welsh translation
VLC media player supported the following formats
MPEG, WMV, MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, DIVX, FLV, XVID, VOB, FLAC, REAL, WAV, plus many many more.