Videolan For Mac

VideoLAN Movie Creator is a video editing application based on libVLC, the core engine and interface that forms the basis of the popular VLC media player. The latter is praised for its simplicity and versatility, as it can handle pretty much every available format. The editing application being covered. VideoLAN, a project and a non-profit organisation. VLC for Windows VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

Devices and Mac OS X version

VLC media player requires Mac OS X 10.7.5 or later. It runs on any 64bit Intel-based Mac. Previous devices are supported by older releases.
Note that the first generation of Intel-based Macs equipped with Core Solo or Core Duo processors is no longer supported. Please use version 2.0.10 linked below.

Web browser plugin for Mac OS X

Support for NPAPI plugins was removed from all modern web browsers, so VLC's plugin is no longer maintained. The last version is 3.0.4 and can be found here. It will not receive any further updates.

Videolan Movie Creator For Mac

Older versions of Mac OS X and VLC media player

We provide older releases for users who wish to deploy our software on legacy releases of Mac OS X. You can find recommendations for the respective operating system version below. Note that support ended for all releases listed below and hence they won't receive any further updates.

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Use VLC 2.2.8. Get it here.


Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

Use VLC 2.0.10. Get it for PowerPC or 32bit Intel.

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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger

Mac OS X 10.4.7 or later is required

Use VLC 0.9.10. Get it for PowerPC or Intel.


Mac OS X 10.3 Panther

QuickTime 6.5.2 or later is required

Use VLC 0.8.6i. Get it for PowerPC.


Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar

Use VLC 0.8.4a. Get it for PowerPC.


Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah and 10.1 Puma

Use VLC 0.7.0. Get it for PowerPC.

VLC for Mac is being maintained. However the old Cocoa graphical interface of VLC, is not being maintained at this time. Virus for a mac.

The reason is that we are in the process of rewriting a new interface for VLC. Its codename is Lunettes.

Why a rewrite? This is something really easy to see. VLC for Mac is just not 'Mac' enough.

So far, we could name 3 reasons for that:

VLC for Mac must attract designers.

They can't easily give a refresh of the graphical interface.

Hence, we have decided to offer to designer the possibility to edit via a simple text file the look of VLC. Even Windows and Fullscreen Head-Up-Display can be changed using CSS.

VLC for Mac's interface code comes from the 2000s.

We need to refresh it.

We want to use VLCKit which is pure Cocoa, Objective-C 2.0 with bindings supports. This will help us concentrating on features.

As a positive side effects, we'll not use old non-64 bits compatible APIs.

VLC for Mac needs a good interface to be the best Video Player.

We want to make sure you'll get the best experience ever when watching your favorites TV shows or Movies using VLC.

  • For instance, if I am watching a TV show, and then quit Lunettes. At next launch Lunettes will offer you to go back to where you were.
  • Then, we added a better way to visualize the media discovery. This is a seldom known feature of VLC. Now, if you are on a local network that streams TV content (Freebox), Lunettes will automatically show them.
  • Then the famous playlist fades out: It is not visible by default, and you don't have to use it anymore.
  • Also in fullscreen you can now scroll through your playlists or TV channels.
  • And finally Lunettes is 64 bits.


For now, Lunettes is being hosted at: https://wiki.github.com/pdherbemont/Glasses

That said, Lunettes is still under heavy development. And we hope to be able to release a test version soon.

We still want new developers to help us! Try to build VLC and Lunettes!

Pierre.

Videolan For Mac

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