VLC Media Player Features

VLC stands above other media players with unmatched features:

  • Plays all popular video formats & DVDs
  • Play MPG .AVI .FLV .MKV .WMV and more!
  • Play incomplete videos!
  • Open broken and incomplete BitTorrent videos
  • Play ISOs without unpacking ISO file
  • VLC supports all codecs and all file formats supported by FFmpeg
  • Display videos as desktop wallpaper
  • Thin, portable installation

One of the best features of VLC is the ability to play almost all video and audio formats, including:

Video Formats

MPEG, WMV, Quicktime (MOV), DIVX, Real Video, MJPEG, Cinepak, Dirac /VC – 2, DV, H.261, H.263, H.264, HuffYUV, Indeo 3/4/5, Theora

Audio Formats

GP, AAC, ADPCM, AIFF, ALAC, ASF, ATRAC 3, AVI, Dolby Digital, DTS, FLAC, FLV, LPM, MIDI, MKV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, Musepack / MPC, MXF, Ogg, OGM, QCELP, QuickTime (MOV), Raw audio, Raw DV, Real Audio, Speex, TrueAudio (TTA), TrueHD, VOB, Vorbis, WAV, WMA.