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Version of VLC Media Player has been released. This open source and cross-platform media player can play a variety of audio, video and streaming formats without the need to install the appropriate codec. Version 2.2.0 has addressed the Vertical Video Syndrome, among other things, the desktop version now also remembers where it left off and support for HD codecs, such as vp9, opus and h265/hevc, has been improved. Furthermore, extensions can now be downloaded directly from the media player and the Android version is no longer offered as beta. Since version 2.2.4 the following changes and improvements have been made:

Changes between 2.2.5 and

  • Security hardening for DLL hijacking environments
  • translation updates


  • Update for Soundcloud, liveleak and Youtube scripts
  • Fix potential out-of-band dereference in flac decoder
  • Fix potential out-of-band reads in mpeg packetizers
  • Fix infinite loop in subtitles demuxer
  • Fix incorrect memory free in ogg demuxer
  • Fix potential out-of-band reads in subtitle decoders and demuxers
  • Fix green line on Windows with odd sizes

Changes between 2.2.4 and 2.2.5:


  • Fix mp3 playback quality regression in libmad
  • Fix video scaling in VDPAU
  • Fix playback or palettetized codecs
  • Fix ADPCM heap corruption (FG-VD-16-067)
  • Fix AES3 16bps decoding
  • Fix DVD/LPCM heap corruption (FG-VD-16-090)
  • Fix SCTE-27 colors


  • Fix possible ASF integer overflow
  • Fix MP4, VOC, XA, SMF divide-by-zero errors
  • Fix MP4 heap buffer overflows
  • Fix flac metadata integer overflow
  • Fix NSVf and AIFF infinite loops
  • Fix flac null pointer dereference
  • Fix vorbis and opus comments integer overflows and leaks

Video output:

  • Fix green line on Windows with AMD drivers
  • Fix screenshots size


  • Fix crash in screen recording on Windows
  • Fix FTP scan string injection
  • Fix HTTP size handling


  • Fix mp4 drift


  • Fix vimeo, youtube, dailymotion, cli, appletrailers, http, soundcloud scripts

audio filter:

  • Fix heap write in stereo_widen audio filter


  • The plugins loading will not load external DLLs by default. Plugins will need to LoadLibrary explicitly.
  • Fix uninstaller path handling
  • Fix taskbar buttons behavior


  • Fix scrolling sensitivity on Sierra
  • Resume points are deleted now if the user clears the list of recent items

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Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, BSD, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista, iOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website VideoLAN
License type GPL
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