VLC Media Player 2.1.0 Is Now Available For Download

Dhaval Gupta
New Update

VLC 2.10. comes with a new audio core, hardware decoding and encoding, port to mobile platforms, preparation for Ultra-HD video and a special care to support more formats, 2.1 is a major upgrade for VLC.Rincewind has a new rendering pipeline for audio, with better effiency, volume and device management, to improve VLC audio support.It supports many new devices inputs, formats, metadata and improves most of the current ones, preparing for the next-gen codecs.




Rewritten audio core, allowing better volume and device management.

Rewrite of the audio modules, to adapt to the new core.

Correct support for multi-channel layouts in all formats: 5.1, 6.1 and 7.1

New audio outputs for Windows Vista, Android, iOS, OpenBSD and OSSv4.

New remapping, gain, stereo widening, downmixing effects.

Higher samplerate, precision, live configuration in the core.

Numerous new audio metadata format supported.


Add hardware decoding for OS X using VDADecoder.

Add hardware decoding for Android using MediaCodec.

Add hardware decoding for GNU/Linux using VDPAU.

Add hardware encoding for Windows using Intel QuickSyncVideo.

Support for G2M4, MSS1, MSS2, TSCC2, CDXL, Ut, VBLE video codecs.

Support for Ulead DV audio, Indeo Audio Coder, RealAudio Lossless audio.

Support for SCTE-27 and complete EIA-608 subtitles.



Port the OpenGL output to OpenGL ES.

Support color conversion shaders in glsl on Android and iOS.

New outputs for OpenMax IL on mobile and Decklink Blackmagic.

New video outputs for iOS using OpenGL ES2.

Support for deinterlacing for higher bit depth and XYZ colorspace.New anaglyph filter for side-by-side 3D.


Support for fragmented MP4, Wave/RF64 files.

Extended metadata tags and cover art support in Ogg, AVI, MP4 and MKV.

Support FLAC, Atrac, ADPCM, DV Type 1, 12bits DV audio in AVI.

Extended support for AVI, MKV and MJPEG streams.

Better recording of AVI and MKV format.

Audio fingerprinting using AcoustID.