Software Update: VLC Media Player 1.1.0 RC

The developers of VideoLAN have released a release candidate of VLC Media Player version 1.1.0. This open source and cross platform media player can play a variety of audio, video and streaming formats without having to install the appropriate codec. VLC Media Player is available for Windows 2000 and above, Linux, Mac OS X, and BSD; older versions are also available for Windows 9x, BeOS, Morphos, and Windows CE, among others. The main improvements that version 1.1.0 brings are listed below.

New features:

  • GPU and DSP decoding, depending on the platform
  • Faster and more stable
  • New codecs and HD codecs enhancements
  • webm and VP8 support
  • MKV, mp4 and avi improvements
  • extensions
  • Important code cleanup and rewrite
  • Interface and playlist reworked
  • Completely Free

Version number 1.1.0 RC
Release status beta
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 2000, Linux, BSD, Windows XP, Mac OS Classic, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008
Website VideoLAN
File Sizes 15.30MB – 18.20MB
License type GPL