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Download of the Day: VLC Media Player 1.1.11

A free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework.

| Software News | Posted: Jul 18, 2011 7:30 am

Our Download of the Day today is VLC Media Player 1.1.11.

 

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols without external codec or program.

 

It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

 

VLC can play:

 

• MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 / DivX files from a hard disk, a CD-ROM drive, and so on

• DVDs, VCDs, and Audio CDs

• From satellite cards (DVB-S)

• Several types of network streams: UDP/RTP Unicast, UDP/RTP Multicast, HTTP, RTSP, MMS, etc.

• From acquisition or encoding cards (on GNU/Linux and Windows only)

 

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The latest version includes the following changes:

 

Changes in Version 1.1.11

 

# Security:

* Fix buffer overflows in the RealMedia demuxer (CVE-2011-2587) and the AVI one (CVE-2011-2588).

 

# Mac OS X:

* Fixed scrolling direction if the input device's signal is inverted

* Update Auhal audio output to the latest API

* Fix images disappearing issue on the interface

* Reduced installation size by up to 30 MB

* Resolved conflict between iTunes and VLC wrt Media Key handling

 

# Mozilla/ActiveX webplugin:

* Fullscreen mode is fixed on Win32

* Very simple fullscreen controller is visible on Win32

 

# Demuxers/Meta Readers:

* Better support for cover art embedded in mp4, wma

 

# Muxers/Output:

* Fix AVI muxer so the generated files are readable on other players

 

# Extensions:

* Multiple fixes for crashes and malfunctionning issues

 

# Qt Interface:

* Fix quitting on Linux

* Fix opening of VIDEO_TS folders through the open disc dialog on Windows

* Miscellaneous

 

# Win32 port:

* Update of codecs, fixing the mpeg-2 decoder crash

 

# Translations:

* Update of Slovak, Lithunanian, Russian, Brazillian Portuguese, Serbian

 

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