VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.
Simple, fast and powerful media player.
Plays everything: Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams.
Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed:
MPEG-2, DivX, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3...
Runs on all platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix...
e, 0 spyware, 0 ads and no user tracking.
Can do media conversion and streaming.
Plays video clips, Blu-rays, DVDs, and audio files in multiple formats.
Free and open source media player which plays almost all multimedia formats.
Remotely control the VLC player program.
It provides media resources to other UPnP (DLNA) devices in the home network.
Record and play streams from various IPTV broadcasting services.