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VLC Media Player 2.2.2 (32-bit)

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Taking Video Snapshots With VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is the most popular and robust multi format, free media player available. The open source media player was publically released in 2001 by non-profit organization VideoLAN Project. VLC Media Player quickly became very popular thanks to its versatile multi-format playback capabilities. It was aided by compatibility and codec issues which rendered competitor media players like QuickTime, Windows and Real Media Player useless to many popular video and music file formats. The easy, basic UI and huge array of customization options have enforced VLC Media Player’s position at the top of the free media players.

Flexibility

VLC plays almost any video or music file format you can find. At its launch this was a revolution compared to the default media players most people were using that often crashed or displayed “codecs missing” error messages when trying to play media files. VLC can play MPEG, AVI, RMBV, FLV, QuickTime, WMV, MP4 and a shed load of other media file formats. For a full list of compatible file formats please click here. Not only can VLC Media Player handle loads of different formats, VLC can also playback partial or incomplete media files so you can preview downloads before they finish.

Easy to Use

VLC’s UI is definitely a case of function over beauty. The basic look does however make the player extremely easy to use. Simply drag and drop files to play or open them using files and folders then use the classic media navigation buttons to play, pause, stop, skip, edit playback speed, change the volume, brightness, etc. A huge variety of skins and customization options mean the standard appearance shouldn’t be enough to prevent you choosing VLC as your default media player.

Advanced Options

Don’t let VLC Media Player’s simple interface fool you, within the playback, audio, video, tools and view tabs are a huge variety of player options. You can play with synchronization settings including a graphic equalizer with multiple pre-sets, overlays, special effects, AtmoLight video effects, audio spatializer and customizable range compression settings. You can even add subtitles to videos by adding the SRT file to the video’s folder.

Summary

VLC Media Player is quite simply the most versatile, stable and high quality free media player available. It has rightly dominated the free media player market for over 10 years now and looks like it may for another 10 years thanks to the constant development and improvement by VideoLAN Org.

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Technical

Title: VLC Media Player 2.2.2 (32-bit)
Filename: vlc-2.2.2-win32.exe
File size: 29.10MB (30,510,920 bytes)
Requirements: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Open Source
Date added: February 8, 2016
Author: VideoLAN.org
www.videolan.org
MD5 Checksum: 65133DA829359A4E4079D965D05BA5BF

Change Log

# Access:
* Fix SetupFormat for continuous framesize in v4l2
* Fix off-by-one buffer overflow in RealRtsp module
* Fix screen recording aspect-ratio, framerate and potential crash
* Fix Windows directshow input freeze
* Fix MMS segmentation fault/abort when server forces a large allocation
# Demux:
* Fix support for ms-dvr files
* Fix time detection in AVI files over HTTP
* HLS: fix hang on stop, crashes and small improvements
* Fix mp4 NULL dereference reported by by Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs
* Fix regression for VC-1 in WMV
* Fix MXF crashes on stop
* Fix EAC3 detection in some TS files
# Decoders:
* Fix importing surface from main memory in VDPAU
* Fix possible double-free in ADPCM decoder
* Support 9-bit and 10-bit GBR planar formats
* Support GoToMeeting 2 and GoToMeeting 3 codecs
* Fix crash in teletext (zvbi) decoder
* Fix Bluray subtitles (PGS) timestamps
# Audio output:
* Fix audio drop after a flush with pulseaudio
* Fix audio initialization on iOS
* Fix audio stuttering with AirPlay devices on OS X (2 sec delay needs to be set manually by the user)
* Fix pulseaudio latency computation
* Fix alsa default device selection
# Skins2:
* Fix video control that fails to show up
* Fix UTF-8 conversion issues
* Fix Unicode folders location failing to open the skins
* Fix crash over malformed skins bitmaps
* Fix fullscreen for Gnome3/Unity Window Managers
# OS X:
* Support for OS X El Capitan
* Fix code signature for releases on El Capitan
* Improve resume dialog, starting time, preferences, lua extensions
* Fix threads ordering, preferences crashes, URL drag'n drops
# Qt:
* Fix crash when opening multiple items on Windows
* Fix recent items appending when using a playlist
* Improve addons manager dialog, playlist
* Fix changing the audio-device in the menu
* Fix key and mouse event support for Qt >= 5.5 under X11
* Fix memory leaks
# Video Output:
* Fix build if one disables XCB but activate VDPAU on Unix
* Fix Direct3D plane allocation size to avoid colour bleeding
* Fix some crashes in swscale resizing
# Misc:
* Fix build with recent FreeRDP versions
* Fix interface crashes when input-title-format option is empty
* Fix MP4 mux divide-by-zero crash
* Improve PNG encoding time
* Fix some UPnP initialization lag
* Rewrite of the Jamendo Service Discovery
* Fix snapshot aspect ratio for anamorphic contents
* Fix custom snapshot sizes
* Dynamic generation of GnuTLS Diffie-Hellman parameters
* Fix "vb" transcoding parameter
* Fix superfluous audio channel extraction in the core
* Fix miscellaneous crashes, double-frees, integer overflows, infinite loops, read overflow, invalid frees and division by zero issues
* Fix support for lua 5.2 and fix XSS in the http interface
* Update and improve Soundcloud, Vimeo and Youtube scripts
* Update of codecs and libraries to fix 3rd party security issues (like TALOS-CAN-0036, TALOS-CAN-0037, CVE-2015-7981, CVE-2015-8126
# Translations:
* Add Kashmiri and Maithili languages
* Update of most translations
# libVLC:
* Expose audio mute, cork and volume change events: libvlc_MediaPlayerCorked, libvlc_MediaPlayerUncorked, libvlc_MediaPlayerMuted, libvlc_MediaPlayerUnmuted and libvlc_MediaPlayerAudioVolume
* Fix propagation of libvlc_MediaPlayerTitleChanged event
# Translations:
* Update of most translations