Showing posts with label VLC media player. Show all posts
Showing posts with label VLC media player. Show all posts

Saturday, 16 November 2013

VLC update available with H.265 decoding and VP9

VLC media player is available now with the update version 2.1.1. After the major publication in late September, VideoLAN now has a minor update of VLC for Windows, OS X and Linux.

It is stamped 2.1.1 and still announced with hundreds of corrections including regressions introduced with VLC 2.1.0 (a bug fixed) . The main corrections are detailed in the release notes itself elaborately. VideoLAN highlights significant changes to decode Speex, WMV3, Alac and AVI, the end of worries for OS X crashes and hardware decoding (via GPU) on Windows.

Besides improvements to the Windows installer, enter into experimental support are also reported. This is of HEVC or H.265 codec and free VP9 to play videos in WebM format.

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Advance interface of VLC for Windows 8 / RT is ready!

VideoLan gives some news of the progress of the development of its application VLC for Windows 8 / RT, including the interface that now seems to be consistent with Microsoft prerequisites. This is the project via Kick starter who helped raise the funds necessary to develop its interface with VLC Modern UI Jean- Baptiste Kempf, president of the VideoLan, talks about a few changes made to the famous multimedia player. First of all, the interface buttons have been fully adapted to prerequisites imposed by Microsoft as 90% of those commonly used by VLC did not comply.

In addition, libraries relied on by software like gcc and Mingw-w64 were reviewed passage. In addition, some non-functional code with the Microsoft API (MSVCRT 11.0) has been disabled or extensively revised in order to take advantage of. Many bugs present in there were fixed now and added support for ARM platforms for Windows RT. Finally, it is stated that Windows Phone 8 will be the next stage of development. For the moment, no date was given for the release of VLC in the Windows Store.

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Two Security Holes Filled In VLC 1.1.11

The renowned reading software has a multimedia update. The program goes into 1.1.11 and fills two security holes opening up the possibility for a malicious file to execute code without the consent of the user. The organization states that VideoLAN AVI and Real are affected by this fix.