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Download VLC Media Player 1.1.0 with WebM Support

By • May 26th, 2010 • Filed under: Multimedia, Open-Source, Windows

More and more organizations are committing to support WebM project. Giants like Skype, Oracle are already part of the long list of supporters. Miro Video Converter can convert your videos to the WebM (VP8) format.

VLC Media Player to get Community-Built Extensions starting Version 1.1

By • Feb 1st, 2010 • Filed under: Multimedia, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

That Mozilla Firefox is a model to copy is well known, but I guess manydid not expect the open source media player VLC, one of the best media players around to get community-built extensions just like Firefox. Well, a VideoLan player builder announced a complete overhauling of VLC codes to permit the implementation of community-built […]

VLC 1.0.2 Security and Maintenance Update

By • Sep 24th, 2009 • Filed under: Multimedia, Open-Source, PortableApps, Ubuntu, Windows

The popular open source media player VLC gets a maintenance release to fix bugs found in previously released VLC 1.0.1. VLC 1.0.1 that was rolled out about two months ago had a number of bugs and security vulnerabilities that have been fixed in VLC 1.0.2. VLC 1.0.2 fixes issues in subtitles, Theora video compression format […]

Use VLC 1.0 to Record Video Segments from DVDs

By • Jul 21st, 2009 • Filed under: Multimedia, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Video, Windows

For Windows, Linux: Recently released VLC 1.0’s has a cool feature that permits you to trim-down video, be it a DVD or an AVI file, by simply recording the wanted segments, thus leaving out the unwanted. This feature that records almost everything that VLC 1.0 plays is found in Advanced Controls; View -> Advanced Controls. […]

A Quick Upgrade to VLC 1.0 in Ubuntu 9.04

By • Jul 7th, 2009 • Filed under: Linux Tips and Tricks, Open-Source, Ubuntu

Being a major release, to install VLC 1.0 in Ubuntu 9.04, it’s advisable to completely scrap-out any previous version to prevent a conflict during the upgrade.