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VLC for Mac 2.1: A Major Forward Looking Update

26 September 2013 1,145 views No Comment

The latest VLC for Mac update is full of new codecs, new device support, new audio pipeline and lays the groundwork for Ultra-HD video. Ambitious? Yep

“The door opened. You got in.” The latest VLC for Mac release, codenamed “RinceWind” (deep geek), is chock full of fresh codecs, support for new devices, updated audio pipeline and lays the groundwork for Ultra-HD video. Ambitious? Yep.

• VLC for Mac 2.1 (download)
— VLC for Mac 2.1.0, codename “RinceWind,” is a major upgrade
— With a new audio core, hardware decoding and encoding
— Preparation for Ultra-HD video and a special care to support more formats
— New rendering pipeline for audio, with better effiency, volume and device management, to improve VLC audio support
— Support for many new devices inputs, formats, metadata and improves most of the current ones, while preparing for the next-gen codecs

In case you missed it, VLC for iOS 2.1.1 (also deep geek), a garden variety set of bug fixes, was released last week on the iOS App Store.

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