VLC Media Player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. If you want to play video or music files in just about any format, VLC media player is probably your answer.
- Simple, fast and powerful media player.
- Plays everything: Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams.
- Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed:
- MPEG-2, DivX, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3…
- Runs on all platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix…
- Completely Free, no spyware, no ads and no user tracking.
- Can do media conversion and streaming.
- Supports a wide range of formats
- Good hotkey support
- Easy to use
- Very flexible and lightweight
- Integration with web channel streaming services
- Improved interface in version 2
- More format support in version 2
- Plays BluRay and HD