Nov 16, 2010

VLC 1.1.5 available [Win, Mac OS and Linux]

VideoLAN has released an update of the famous media player "VLC media player. VLC 1.1.5, certainly is a minor update but adds a new feature for laptops.
VLC 1.1.5

In fact, VLC 1.1.5 brings support for hardware decoding of high definition video graphics chips by Intel under Windows or the more common scenario in the market for a laptop. VLC to do this is based on DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA).

-Patches on various interfaces, filters and decoders
-Updates decoders
-Support flows WebM broadcast live (streaming)
-Support format Game Music Emu (GMU)
-Major updates and additions to certain locations
-Fix a security flaw with SMB file sharing on Windows
-Adding a list of 1000 channels provided by

Installing VLC 1.1.5 on Ubuntu
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-pulse mozilla-plugin-vlc