Robin Good: If you want to be able to view just about any video format out there, while controlling every single feature of it, there is nothing better and more cost-effective than Videolan. Now out in a new completely revamped version 2.
Key new features include:
Rewritten video output core and modules, allowing subpicture blending in GPU. Shader support in the OpenGL output, for colorspace conversion, including 10bits. New video outputs for Windows 7, Android, iOS and OS/2. New debanding, grain, denoising and anti-flickering filters. New deinterlacing filter, including an Inverse Telecine algorithm.
New resamplers for higher quality audio. New dynamic range compressor and karaoke filters. Simplification of the audio core for faster processing. New audio outputs for iOS, Android and OS/2.
Multi-threaded decoding for H.264, MPEG-4/Xvid and WebM. Support for 10bits codecs, WMV image and some other codecs. Rewritten support for images, including jpeg, png, xcf, bmp... Important changes in RealVideo and Real Format support. CrystalHD cards and Android OpenMAX support for hardware decoding.
INPUT AND DEVICES
Experimental support for BluRay discs: - Menus are deactivated in this release (will come soon). - AACS and BD+ DRM libraries and keys are not shipped, for legal reasons. Support for SDI capture cards and QTKit devices. Support for new adaptive streaming protocols, like HLS and DASH.
Download Mac, Windows and Linux new 2.0 version here: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/releases/2.0.0.html#download
Find out more: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/releases/2.0.0.html
Via Robin Good