VLC is an App a portable multimedia player, encoder and streamer which supports many audio and video codecs and file formats as well as DVDs and VCDs. The app enables to stream over networks and to transcode multimedia files and save them into various formats. VLC is avalable for the desktop and Mobile platforms. VLC can be played on Windows 10 mobile, Windows phone, Android, iPad, iPhone and the iPod Touch.
VLC supports all audio and video formats
The default distribution of VLC includes a large number of free decoding and encoding libraries avoiding the need of calibrating propreitary Plugins. VLC is a packet based media player and it can play any video. VLC support all video and audio formats supported by libavcoded and libavformat. VLC is one of the free software DVD player that ignores DVD region coding on RPC1 firmware drives, making it a region free player.
The Pros of VLC
- Supports a wide range of Formats
- Good hot key support
- Easy to use
- Very flexible and light weight
- Integrated with web channel streaming services
- Improved interface in version 2
- More support format in version 2
- Plays Blue ray and HD
The Cons of VLC
- User interface is quite basic
- User interface slicker in Mac version