VLC 1.0 for Linux Released, with HD Codecs

Now it’s time to celebrate… the best, free and popular media player application, VLC reached version 1.0.0 after more than eight years of activity!!!….

It is now providing support for some HD streams. The highlights of VLC 1.0.0 are:

· Added new HD codecs:

· Blu-Ray Linear PCM
· Dolby Digital Plus
· AES3
· TrueHD
· Real Video 3.0 and 4.0

· Added support for M2TS and Raw Dirac
· Greatly improved the support for video playback
· Added MP3 fixed-point encoder
· Added Dirac encoder
· AirTunes streaming support
· Playback support for zipped files
· Fullscreen support for video scaling
· Support for MTP devices
· Support for Frame-by-Frame
· Instant pausing support
· Live recording support
· Support for RTSP Trickplay
· Improved speed controls
· Improved support for the GTK environment
· Added an easier encoding graphical user interface in the Qt version
· Made the toolbars customizable
· New artwork
· Includes popular audio/video codecs
· Cross-platform and open source!