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VLC is a media player by the VideoLAN team designed to emphasize portability and compatibility. Historically, it was groundbreaking for Linux media software by being the first player to ship with libdvdcss, letting it play encrypted DVDs. This is now a feature that almost all players include, and is no longer an advantage.
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[http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ VLC] is a media player by the [http://www.videolan.org/ VideoLAN team] designed to emphasize portability and compatibility. Historically, it was groundbreaking for Linux media software by being the first player to ship with libdvdcss, letting it play encrypted DVDs. This is now a feature that almost all players include, and is no longer an advantage.
  
 
==Installation==
 
==Installation==
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Common Applications#Multimedia]]
 
*[[Common Applications#Multimedia]]
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*[http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ VLC homepage]

Revision as of 17:23, 28 July 2011

VLC is a media player by the VideoLAN team designed to emphasize portability and compatibility. Historically, it was groundbreaking for Linux media software by being the first player to ship with libdvdcss, letting it play encrypted DVDs. This is now a feature that almost all players include, and is no longer an advantage.

Installation

To install, simply run Template:Cli

Language

It seems VLC does not offer an option to change language in its Preferences menu. But you can use the LANGUAGE= prefix. For instance:

Template:Cli

will switch VLC interface to french.

See also