VLC User Documentation

VLC media player (commonly known as just VLC) is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs,and various streaming protocols. You can download the latest version of VLC on our website for free.

Key Features

  • VLC plays Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams.

  • VLC runs on all platforms and is completely free.

  • It has the most complete feature-set over the video, subtitle synchronisation, video and audio filters.

  • It has hardware decoding on most platforms. It supports 0-copy on the GPU and can fallback on software when required.

  • No spywares, ads and user tracking are allowed on the VLC media player.

  • Advanced formats are allowed on VLC.

  • VLC lets you apply audio effects, video effects, and tweak the way a video’s audio and video line up.

First Steps

To get the most out of the VLC media player, start by reviewing a few introductory topics below;

  • Setup - Quickly find and install the appropriate VLC media player for your platform.

  • User Interface - Introduction to the UI, and commands of the VLC media player.

  • Settings - Customize VLC to suit your needs.

  • Tips and Tricks - Jump right in with Tips and Tricks to become a VLC power user.

  • Add-ons - Find third-party software programs that can be added to VLC for additional features and abilities.

  • FAQ- Find all frequently asked questions by VLC users.

  • Support Guide - Solve your VLC issues right now!

  • Glossary - Definitions for terms used in VLC and this documentation.