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VLC 3.0 adds support for 8K, 10 bit video & Chromecast

One player which comes to everyone’s mind for watching the videos on the desktop is VLC. VLC is the most reliable software for watching the movies on the computer and is most famous among the users.

Recently, the developers has released the newer version of VLC which is available for download on computers, smartphones and tablets. The new version is also available for Chrome OS, iOS, tvOS,watchOS and Linux

VLC 3.0

The newer version of VLC player can be regarded as the best video player in the world as it supports the latest video formats and 10-bit images with HDR technology and can also show panoramic movies. It also supports surround sound and can play the video in the staggering resolution of 8K ( 7680 X 4320 )

VLC 3.0

The developers has given varied interface and feature depending on the platform, For iPhone X it has completely different interface, allowing you to get the best of iPhone X hardware and software. The video player for android device is based to adapt to the respective android version and the phone manufacturer to provide you the best experience for watching movies on the smartphone devices. VLC for Android is also available for platforms like DeX and also has support for Chromecast

List of features added in VLC 3.0

  • HDR and 10 bit Video
  •  8K support
  •  HDMI Audio pass through
  • 360 Video & 3D audio
  • Support for Ambisonics audio and more than 8 audio channels
  •  Subtitles size modification live
  • Chromecast


  • BD-Java menus and overlay in Blu-Ray
  • Experimental AV1 video and Daala video decoders
  • OggSpots video decoder
  • New MPEG-1 & 2 audio layer I, II, III + MPEG 2.5 decoder based on libmpg123
  • BPG decoder based on libbpg
  • TDSC, Canopus HQX, Cineform, SpeedHQ, Pixlet, QDMC and FMVC decoders
  • TTML subtitles support
  • BluRay text subtitles (HDMV) decoder
  • Rewrite of webVTT subtitles support, including CSS style support

More details and VLC version 3.0 can downloaded from here 

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