Free, efficient and available in French, VLC media player is the benchmark in multimedia player. It supports a host of formats and comes with a lot of cool features. An essential software to discover on Mac OS X!
What is VLC Media Player?
VLC media player is a media player downloaded by millions of users and renowned for its light weight, performance, and support for a host of audio and video formats. Its story is original because the reader is originally a project developed by students of the École Centrale de Paris to become essential software to install on your Mac.
What to do with VLC?
With the main function of reading an impressive number of formats, VLC media player supports many audio and video codecs. The user can thus play his films, his TV series, his personal videos as well as music.
This player also supports high definition as well as Blu-Ray. It has several possibilities in terms of hardware acceleration and optimization for multi-core systems, ideal for getting the most out of modest hardware configurations.
Otherwise, VLC media player can also be used to play network feeds, podcasts and be configured to act as a streaming server. The user will be able to install new extensions to change the appearance of the player or to add new features.
The options menu offers the possibility to configure the audio effects thanks to an equalizer, the video effects such as rotation, colorimetry or cropping, as well as the synchronization of the tracks. Fans of TV shows and movies will be in heaven because VLC media player offers many advanced options relating to subtitles such as font editing, parameters related to delays and their position.
A minimalist interface
Finally, note that this multimedia player is very easy to learn and configure. It benefits from a clean and minimalist interface that offers customization and editing allowing the user to take advantage of advanced controllers or on the contrary an interface without any control.