VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, …) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
VLC Media Player is part of the VideoLan Project. What started out ,in 1996, as a French student school project has evolved into a worldwide project with developers from 20 countries.
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Most Likely to be Found on Home PCs
Eastern Hemisphere Leads the Pack
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