VLC Media Player 2.0.6: Open Source Streaming Player


Open Source Streeming Player VLC, primarily is very useful in networks for streaming media. This tool can not only play video transmitted over the network, but also to relay streaming data. The program supports formats UDP Unicast, UDP Multicast (MPEG-TS), HTTP, RTP / RTSP, MMS.  The best thing about this player is that its free and open source piece of software. Being open source means that the company has put its original software code available to be download and change very necessary as per requirements and share it among other users to spread the name.

The program is more focused on viewing video files, rather than listening to the audio data, so it has a lot of original options for video playback.

C this player you can watch DVD, video files in MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 / DivX, as well as use it as a tool for working with video capture devices. With the help of a special master can also convert streaming video in one of the supported formats.

Version 2.0.6 adds support for files Matroska v4, fixed bugs related to the processing of files, MKV, Ogg, AVI, WMV, with support for subtitles, the work over HTTPS. Also accelerated decoding using the capabilities of GPU.

Developer: VideoLAN
Distribution: Free
Operating system: Windows All, Mac OS X, BeOS
You can download it here.