VLC Media Player – Multi-platform multimedia player
VLC Media Player is a free and open source multimedia player which earned its popularity because it supports an extensive variety of audio and video formats (MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MPEG-1, DivX, MP3, OGG etc.), discs (DVD, VCD, CD…etc), audio and video codecs, devices and streaming protocols.
VLC Media Player was designed as a cross platform media player and can also be used as a server to stream live and on demand video over networks and internet in multiple formats.
VLC is a highly portable media player and contains a large number of encoding and decoding libraries, so you won’t need to install and update codec packs because VLC Media Player already has them and can play anything by itself.
VLC Media Player is a great choice to play your multimedia files offering continuous updates and codec support and a minimalistic friendly interface, all of it free of charge.
VLC Media Player is licensed as Freeware for the Windows operating system / platform. VLC Media Player is provided as a free download for all software users (Freeware).