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VLC Media Player

Old Version of VLC Media Player

Date Released: February 1, 2001
File Size: 393 MB
Publisher: Video LAN
License: Freeware
Operation Systems: Windows, Windows Phone, macOS, Linux, Android, Chrome OS, iOS, iPadOS, Apple TV, Tizen, OS/2, and Xbox One
Category: Media
Versions: 1.0 – 3.0.8
Last Updated: January 18, 2020
VLC Media Player is a free portable multimedia player that is being used to open 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 streaming server to, in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network. It allows you to play almost all audio/video file formats like: MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 / DivX from a hard disk and also a CD-ROM drive. It plays DVDs, VCDs, and Audio CDs.
You can play files from satellite cards like DVB-S. This player supports lots of types of network streams: UDP/RTP Unicast, UDP/RTP Multicast, HTTP, RTSP, MMS, etc. It allows you to view files from acquisition or encoding cards. It’s a very easy to use software with a friendly interface that is used by many happy users.
VLC Media Player allows users to alter the images in video formats and provides a graphic equaliser to adjust the audio to suit individual tastes. You can use the VLC Media Player as a server for multicast streams, giving you greater flexibility as you can stream video and audio files from the web.
The VLC Media Player has evolved several times, but older versions of the product still play all the video and audio formats you could need. More than 100 million people have downloaded version 0.8.6. VLC Media Player included Windows Media Video 9 and Flash Video support in this version and a full-screen controller.
VLC Media Player is popular because it works with all sorts of computer operating platforms, including BeOS, Linux, BSD, Mac OS x, MorphOS, Solaris, Syllable, Microsoft Windows, and Zaurus.
VLC Media Player does not use DVD regional codes, allowing users to play DVDs from all over the world. Users can archive D-VHS tapes duplicated to a computer using CapDVHS.exe through the VLC Media Player. Some of the filters available through VLC Media Player enable users to create display walls or add a logo overlay to the video files, so you can use the VLC Media Player to create branding and marketing videos for your business.
Another reason why the VLC Media Player is so popular is that it can play the video content of incomplete, or damaged video downloads. This enables users to start playing video files before the computer has completely downloaded the file.
VLC Media Player is a great addition to any computer system, especially for those who love watching video files and audio files. Download a version of VLC Media Player to start playing video and audio files recorded on any format straight away.
We have found several security issues to the following versions: Version 0.9.6 has a Local Buffer Overflow PoC and also URI Stack BOF PoC inside; version 0.8.6a has an Unspecified Denial of Service Exploit inside; version 0.8.6 has an Format String Exploit PoC inside; version 0.8.6f has an Handling Remote BOF Exploit inside; version 0.9.6 has an RT Stack Buffer Overflow Exploit inside and version 1.0.1 has a URI Handling BOF PoC. Therefore those versions will not be included on our website.
All our VLC Media Player versions were scanned with several antiviruses before adding them on this page.