Sunday, October 14, 2012

VLC 2.0 Released: Refreshed UI & Blu-Ray Support

VLC 2.0 is now officially available for download. The release candidate was released earlier this month and the final version of the open source VLC media player is now being termed as a major release of the software.
Large Orange VLC media player Traffic Cone Logo

The new VLC 2.0 is a major new version of the popular media player and is codenamed as “Twoflower”. It comes packed with several new features alongwith some changes to the existing user interface which provides a quite refreshing change. In addition to the UI changes, there is a big change in the case of the Mac version.
VLC 2.0 also comes packed with some interesting features such as faster decoding on multi-core processors, GPUs, and mobile hardware, and the ability to open yet more file formats, including a number HD formats used by professional users. The most striking feature of the latest release is support forBlu-Ray playback, although it’s still being termed as an experimental feature at this point of time. It also promises to fix several hundred bugs which have been encountered in the earlier releases of the popular media player, thereby providing with an enhanced and effective release. Despite the new added and enhanced features, it remains completely free for all users.

New Features – VLC 2.0 “Twoflower”

  • Faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware
  • Open more formats, notably professional, HD and 10bits codecs
  • New rendering pipeline for video, with higher quality subtitles, and new video filters
  • Supports many new devices and BluRay Discs
  • Completely reworked Mac and Web interfaces
  • Fixes several hundreds of bugs


Size: 22 MB  

Download the media player from the above given link and enjoy Blu-ray experience and many more.


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