The VLC media player is commonly known as VLC. It is a free and open-source, portable, cross-platform media player and also streaming media server that has been developed by the VideoLAN project. The VLC media player software is available for desktop operating systems such as Windows, Mac, etc. and also available for mobile platforms such as Android, iOS, Tizen, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Phone, and much more. In addition to that the VLC media player software is also available on the digital distribution platforms such as Apple’s App Store, Google Play and Microsoft Store.
The VLC media player supports many audio and video compression methods and also the various file formats and also including DVD-Video, video CD and streaming protocols. It can be able to stream the media through the computer networks and to transcode the multimedia files. The VLC media player can also be able to handle some incomplete files and in some cases can be used to preview files being downloaded.