VLC for Windows 8 Free Download

VLC is well known as the most comprehensive open-source media player out there, capable of playing just about any video or music you’d care to throw at it. The desktop app is an essential tool for Windows, Mac and Linux users, but mobile versions have proved harder sells, largely due to stability and reliability issues.

It goes without saying, then, that VLC for Windows 8 needs to be handled with care. Indeed, developer Jean-Baptiste Kempf has bemoaned the fact that making the app backwards compatible with Windows 8 has come at a cost to stability.

That gripe aside, what can VLC do in the Modern UI? It provides access to your Videos and Music library for starters, as well as external storage devices and DLNA servers. These are a little flaky, so thankfully there’s a magic button for manually browsing for and opening video using the traditional file system. Like the desktop all, VLC for Windows 8 is capable of handling most of those obscure formats including MKV, Ogg, MOV, FLAC and MPC, with similarly comprehensive support for an array of underlying codecs.

VLC for Windows 8
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