Articles Tagged vlc

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VLC 3.0.7 Released with Improved MP4 Support, 42 Security Fixes

VLC 3.0.7 is now available to download. We recap the changes and show you how to install or upgrade to VLC 3.0.7 on Ubuntu using a PPA or a Snap app.

9 June 2019

Why Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Is Ditching VLC for GNOME MPV

GNOME MPV will replace VLC as the default media player in Ubuntu MATE 19.10, due for release in October. We look at the reasons for the swap.

6 June 2019
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GNOME MPV Makes Its Final Release, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

Versatile video player GNOME MPV has issued its final release under its current name. Future versions of the multimedia app will go under the moniker of “Celluloid“, which was recently revealed as the new name […]

24 January 2019
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VLC Just Passed 3 Billion Downloads

Open-source video player VLC today celebrates a gargantuan milestone — it’s 3 billionth download! The devs behind app say this is the total number of downloads they’ve been able to count via their website, with […]

11 January 2019
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VLC 3.0.5 Released with Improved YouTube, HDR & BluRay Support

A new version of the versatile VLC media player has been released — and would you believe it: the update is already available on Ubuntu! VLC 3.0.5 isn’t dramatic; a minor update in the 3.x […]

30 December 2018
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Linux Release Roundup: VLC, Wireshark, Geary + More

The Linux landscape exists in a state of constant flux, with new distro releases, kernels, apps and other updates appearing all the time. In our Linux Release Roundup series we try to collate the notable new […]

2 September 2018
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VLC 3.0.1 Released with Improved Chromecast Support

A new point update the recent VLC 3.0 release is available to download. VLC 3.0.1 update has better VLC Chromecast support. Fans of the versatile video player who want to cast video from their desktop […]

28 February 2018
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The 5 Coolest Things About VLC 3.0

VLC Chromecast support arrives in VLC 3.0, as do many other features! In this post we take a look at 5 changes that make this VLC release worth downloading.

9 February 2018
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Linux Release Roundup: VLC, Mesa, Audacity + More

Another week has flown by, making it time for another round-up of pertinent Linux app releases that didn’t manage to wangle a full post’s worth of waffle on this site. This week’s crop of curios […]

10 December 2017
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Why I Swapped VLC for MPV

I've changed channel and tuned in to a different video player: mpv. The fork of a fork of player is a surprisingly nimble alternative to VLC.

9 February 2017
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4 Snap Apps You Can Install on Ubuntu Right Now

In the mood to read a quick round-up of a some popular desktop Linux apps that are now available to install as Snappy apps?  Me too, so I wrote one. For the purposes of this post (read: cos i’m lazy) […]

29 November 2016
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Give VLC A Dramatic New Look With These Dark Skins (Including Arc)

VLC is often described as being the most versatile media player — and that doesn’t solely apply to its’ ability to play almost any file format you can chuck at it! The default look of VLC […]

5 August 2016