Software Update: VLC Media Player 3.0.11

Version 3.0.11 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. In version 3.0, support for Chromecast has been added, among other things. There is also hardware acceleration for decoding 4k and 8k video, support for HDR, playback of 360-degree videos and 3D audio, access to network locations via SMB, FTP and NFS, among others, HD audio passthrough and support for BD-Jmenus. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:


  • rtp descriptor leak on error fix


  • Fixed regression with some encrypted HLS streams
  • Live HLS delay until first update fix
  • HLS rendition switch regression fix
  • Fix imprecise m4a seek


  • Fixed missing captions with some capture cards

audio filters

  • soxr resampling fixes


  • Updated libfaad to 2.9.2 (Parametric Stereo regression)
  • Updated lib archive to 3.4.2


  • Fixed moving video window with mouse
  • Fixed UI issue showing “permissions warning” unnecessarily often
  • Fixed stack buffer overflow listing bluray mount points
  • Fixed potential crashes at startup

Audio Output

  • Fix sound not coming back after a pause with CoreAudio (macOS/iOS)


  • Update Youtube script

Version number 3.0.11
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, macOS, iOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website videolan
File size 39.89MB
License type GPL