Software Update: VLC Media Player 3.0.16

Version 3.0.16 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. There is also support for Chromecast, 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 in front of BD-Jmenus. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

Video Output:

  • Fix a D3D11 crash on Windows 8/8.1


  • Fix RTSP server timeout handling


  • macOS: Add touch bar support


  • Multiple settings improvements

Version number 3.0.16
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, macOS, iOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website videolan
License type Freeware