Thursday, September 26, 2013

Download VLC Media Player 2.1.0 for Windows, (32 and 64 bit), Mac and Linux

VLC Media Player version 2.1.0 has been released. You can download VLC for all platforms including Portable and both 32 bit and 64 bit editions from below links.
VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols without external codec or program.  It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.  VLC Media Player is one of the free and open source media player available that you can customize your own.  VLC can be operated with JAWS or NVDA.  There are shortcuts for controlling playback and menus are almost accessible with these screen readers. VLC Features:
• MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 / DivX files from a hard disk, a CD-ROM drive, and so on
• DVDs, VCDs, and Audio CDs
• From satellite cards (DVB-S)
• Several types of network streams: UDP/RTP Unicast, UDP/RTP Multicast, HTTP, RTSP, MMS, etc.
• From acquisition or encoding cards (on GNU/Linux and Windows only)

Release Notes:

Important changes:
The licenses of numerous modules have changed from GPLv2+ to LGPLv2.1+
Discontinued support for PowerPC-based Macs; VLC now requires Mac OS X 10.6+ Moreover, the official builds will be 64bit only
The --with-tuning and --without-tuning options are removed; to tune compilation for a specific processor type, set CFLAGS manually
3rd party libraries (contrib):
/extras/contrib has been replaced by a cleaner build system in /contrib
Audio core rewrite, supporting higher samplerates, better volume management, better device selection, new channel layouts and new output capabilities
Fix support for .001, .00x split files on Windows
Full support for UNICODE Windows mode
Disable and mark obsolete --language selection
Port to Android
Port to iOS
Partial support for Windows Store App / WinRT
Add an audio fingerprinter, using AcoustID!
Remove SQL support
Support for CDXL, Ut Video, VBLE, Dxtory codecs via libavcodec
Numerous improvements on the OpenMAX IL codec module
Support for Ulead DV audio
Support for TechSmith Screen Codec 2, Microsoft Expression Encoder Screen,Microsoft Application Screen Decoder 1 (MSS1) and 2 (MSS2)
Support for Indeo Audio Coder, RealAudio Lossless
Add Hardware Acceleration support on OS X for H.264 based upon VDADecoder
Add Hardware Acceleration support on Android Jelly Bean using MediaCodec
Add Hardware Acceleration support on Linux using VDPAU
Support for SCTE-27 subtitles
Split G.711 decoder from Araw decoder
X Window system raster image dump pseudo-decoder
Support for Webinar GoToMeeting 4 (G2M4)
high10, high422 and high444 encoding support in h264
QuickSyncVideo Encoding (Intel Media SDK) support using Intel GPU on Windows
New AAC encoder using the fdk-aac library (non-free)
Screen: add support for OS X Lion and later,remove support for previous OS X releases
Major improvements in DASH support
Improvements in Blu-Ray module, notably for multiple video tracks support
Important improvements and rewrite of the v4l2 access module
HTTP: support for Internationalized Domain Names
Microsoft Smooth Streaming support (H264 and VC1) developed by
NTSC EIA-608 closed caption input support via V4L2 VBI devices
Add support for VNC/rfb in view only mode
Add support for Remote Desktop/RDP in view only mode
Timecode: generate a clock/timecode as a subtitle track vlc video.mkv --input-slave timecode:// --timecode-fps 30/1001
New video capture module for OS X based on AVFoundation, named AVcapture
New shared memory framebuffer access module, named shm
MP4: partial support for fragmented MP4
Vorbis: better support for metadata and cover art
AVI: better support for tags and extended metadata
Support for FLAC, Atrac and some ADPCM in AVI
Support for DV data type 1 in AVI and 12 bits DV Audio
Support for total number of tracks in major container
Support for Cook and Atrac in MKV
AVI: support for files produced by Nikon cameras
Support for more MJPEG streams
Add support for liveleak streams
Add support for Wave/RF64 files
Prevent numerous uncaught exceptions in MKV
Add protection against several potential heap buffer overflow in libebml
Audio output:
Windows Audio Session API audio output support
OpenBSD sndio audio output support
Important improvements on the Android OpenSL ES audio output
Android AudioTrack audio output support
OS X Auhal output support for 6.1, 7.1, 8.0 and 8.1 playback and layouts
Rewrite of OSS module to support OSSv4
OS X Auhal output support for multi-buffer output devices this fix was facilitated through a hardware lending by TEAC Europe GmbH distributing such devices
under the brand "TASCAM" (US-122, US-144, etc.).
Rewrite of the AudioQueue output for iOS (and OS X)
New, simplified AudioUnit output for iOS
Audio Filters:
New remapping channel filter
New filter to enhance stereo effect by mono suppression and delay effect
New VSXu visualization plugin
ARM NEON acceleration of volume filter
Rewrite of the simple downmixer filter
New gain audio filter
Video Outputs:
New output for Decklink Blackmagic cards
New output using OpenMAX IL hardware acceleration API
OpenGL: use glsl instead of ARB to do the YUV->RGB conversions
OpenGLES: add support for color conversation shaders on Android and iOS
Fix and enable the OpenGL ES1 and ES2 outputs
Support for subpictures in the OpenGL ES2 output
Fix the power management issue on Windows for standby management
New output module for iOS using OpenGL ES2
Fix performance issue on Macs with multiple graphics cards
Video Filters:
New anaglyph video filter which transforms side by side 3D video streams in anaglyph glasses (aka red/blue) compatible images
Support in deinterlacing filter for most 4:2:0, 4:2:2, 4:4:4 YUV formats and for bits depth higher than 8bits (like 10bits)
Improvements on the transform filter, to support 10bits and RGB formats
Revival of the openCV and openCV example filters
ARM NEON acceleration of chroma filters
Stream Output:
Extended support for recording, notably for MKV and AVI
Options support for AVIO output module
Livehttp places more accurate segments durations in playlist
Livehttp allows setting cachin-variable in playlist
Livehttp stream encryption support
Livehttp supports changing encryption key and uri on segment change with key-loadfile option
Added chromaprint based audio fingerprinting
Add AcoustID/Musicbrainz based fingerprinter
configurable password for the HTTP server
.hosts removed from the HTTP server
fix Lua command line interface console mode under Windows
Better support for MCE remotes on Windows
Hotkey support for TS program selection
Rewrite of D-Bus inhibit interface
Improvements on motion sensing interface, fix orientation, move out rotate mode into the rotate video filter
Services discovery:
UPnP A/V subtitles
Support for multiple UPnP resources on a single item
OS X Interface:
Add support for multiple video outputs
Add accessibility support to playback windows, open panel and fullscreen controller
Add a GUI to manage podcasts
Add a new panel for media conversation and streaming
Add a GUI for the QTSound access input to process audio captured locally
This also allows to capture input from a webcam and a mic at the same time
Add a GUI to capture QTSound data along with the current screen content
Add an option to let the Apple Remote control the system volume instead of VLC's internal volume level
Add a new Subtitles menu to change Subtitles and their properties during playback
Add the ability to create custom equalizer presets based upon the current selection and to manage the list of presets
Add custom profiles for video and audio effects, which let the user keep multiple configuration sets of all the individual filters
Support for pausing iTunes during media playback with VLC
Add support for video filters to clone the video output or split it in parts
Add A->B loop feature known from the Qt interface
Add an option to disable skipping to next/previous file with the Apple Remote
Add an option to show next / previous buttons
Add an option to hide the shuffle and repeat buttons
Add an option to hide the audio effects button (default enabled)
Add optional playlist columns for track number, genre, album, description, date and language
Add options to the Advanced Open File dialog for start and stop time
Add an option to play videos as a desktop background
Add support for playing video and showing audio visualizations side by side
improve fullscreen controller time slider with larger click target
rewrite of minimal macosx module for use within VLCKit
Add support for 'macosx-autoplay' to the Apple Event / Apple Script bindings when adding new inputs - this also affects network streams opened through
3rd party applications
Add a UI to the preferences dialog to configure the default application handler for ftp, mms, rtmp, rtp, rtsp, sftp, smb and udp streams (system-wide
Add support for the Video Title option
Add support for the Boss Key
The Streaming/Transcoding wizard and the open dialog's output panel are deprecated now and will be removed in a future release
Partial support for Qt5.0
Menus modifications and improvements
Playlist improvements and fixes, including PictureFlow view
Streaming output wizard rewrite
Add bitrate graph in information panels
Filters panels improvements, notably Equalizer and Compressor
EPG display fixes and improvements
Add SD pixmap sources
Preferences hotkeys management fixes
Display playlist total duration
Support for a Maximum volume in the UI
Add audio track fingerprinting from media info
New profiles format and dialog to handle filters and quality
Numerous fixes
Port to OS/2
Extend sliders, offsets options
New bitmaps caching mechanism
Numerous fixes and improvements
Skinning of the Fullscreen controller
new libvlc_audio_output_device_list_get and libvlc_audio_output_device_list_release functions to replace the deprecated libvlc_audio_output_device_count,
libvlc_audio_output_device_longname and libvlc_audio_output_device_id
libvlc_audio_output_get_device_type and libvlc_audio_output_set_device_type are now deprecated
new libvlc_media_tracks_get and libvlc_media_tracks_release methods to get more info about the media tracks. libvlc_media_get_tracks_info is now deprecated.
new fingerprinter_Create and fingerprinter_Destroy for fingerprinter support
new libvlc_log_set, libvlc_log_set_file, libvlc_log_unset, libvlc_log_get_context and libvlc_log_get_object for a better logger mechanism
new libvlc_set_app_id to complement libvlc_set_user_agent to set the icons
Removed modules:
portaudio audio output: use the native audio output instead
X11 On Screen Display notifications (xosd)
Linux Framebuffer On Screen Display interface (fbosd)
PVR: IVTV analog TV encoder - use V4L instead
RTMP access: use libavformat avio instead
RTMP access_output: use libavformat avio instead
Hildon GUI
MSN messenger "now playing" (broken and unmaintained since VLC 1.0.0)
Telepathy framework "now playing" (broken and unmaintained since VLC 1.0.0)
Nokia/Maemo MCE screen unblanking plugin
Broken crop video filter
Switcher module
OSD parser and menu
Xscreensaver: use xdg-screensaver
Removed DLL loader for non-Windows Operating Systems
SQL Media Library (broken and unmaintained)
SQL Lite (only used as SQL Media library backend)
htcpcp :)
Update of all translations


Windows: VLC Media Player 2.1.0 32 bit VLC Media Player 2.1.0 32 bit Portable VLC Media Player 2.1.0 64 bit VLC Media Player 2.1.0 64 bit portable
Mac: VLC Media Player 2.1.0 for Mac
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