VideoLAN and the VLC development team has released an update “VLC 2.0.5”, for their popular free cross-platform and open-source media player. VLC 2.0.5 is the sixth version of “Twoflower” and a minor update that improves the overall stability of the application.
Notable changes in version 2.0.5 include: improved reliability for MKV file playback, fixed MPEG2 audio and video encoding and resolved potential security issues in HTML subtitle parser and AIFF demuxer.
VLC 2.0.5 is now available for download, as well as through the in-app updater on Mac OS X. For Windows , the developers will push the update to users on Windows directly as soon as the load on their servers allows.
Here’s a rundown of Noteable changes in VLC 2.0.5:
- Improved reliability for MKV, Koreus and SWF playback
- Resolved system sleep issue on OS X 10.5
- Resolved potential security issues in HTML subtitle parser and AIFF demuxer
- Fixed MPEG2 audio and video encoding
- Various minor fixes and improvements
- Improved HTTPS streaming on WIndows
- Improved reliablity for libVLC based applications
- Updated translations for Asturian, Bengali (India), Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, French, Galician, Scottish Gaelic, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Malayalam, Polish, Slovak, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, Turkish and Thai
Download: VLC 2.0.5
About VLC media player:
VLC mediaplayer is the best free media player,the app plays everything: Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams. VLC used to stand for VideoLAN Client, but since VLC is no longer simply a client, that initialism no longer applies.
The app supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD-video, video CD and streaming protocols. It is able to stream over computer network and to transcode multimedia files.