VLC media player 2.0 released

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VLC media player 2.0 released

Postby Antony » Sat 18 Feb, 2012 11:19 pm


VideoLAN has released VLC media player 2.0, VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.

VLC 2.0 “Twoflower” comes with faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware and the ability to open more formats, notably professional, HD and 10bits codecs. VLC 2.0 has a new rendering pipeline for video, with higher quality subtitles, and new video filters to enhance videos. it also support many new devices including experimental support of BluRay discs.

Major features of VLC media player 2.0 includes:
  • Rewritten video output core and modules, allowing subpicture blending in GPU.
  • Shader support in the OpenGL output, for colorspace conversion, including 10bits.
  • Completely new, single window interface for Mac users
  • Support for all QTKit devices through qtcapture and qtsound modules.
  • Continued support for X 10.5 and PPC users (1080p and ProRes on Dual-G5!).
... more in release notes

For more detail and the download VLC media player, please visit www.videolan.org/vlc.
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