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VLC Media Player is a highly portable 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. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What's New

Version 2.2.8:
  • Decoders:
    • Fix FLAC heap-write overflow on format change
    • Fix crash in libavcodec module (heap write out-of band) (CVE-2017-10699)
    • Fix infinite loop in sami subtitle
    • Fix AAC 7.1 channels detection
  • Demuxers:
    • Fix AVI invalid pointer dereferences
    • Fix potential crash in ASX parser
    • Fix AVI read/write


  • OS X 10.6 or later

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VLC Media Player User Discussion

4.4 837


Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 3,839,960
Version Downloads 9,970
License Free
Date 06 Dec 2017
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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