Despite stiff competition from others, VLC Media Player continues to be the world’s most loved video player. Although there is a modern version of the app out there for Windows 10, the classic desktop version of VLC is more popular among PC users.
VideoLAN and VLC development team have released VLC Media Player 3.0.0 for Windows and other operating systems. As you likely know, the last major release of VLC Media Player was around three years ago. That means that VLC is getting some big features after a long time.
VLC Media Player 3.0.0 features
With the latest version, VLC Media Player has received several new features. To start with, it now supports HDR (High Dynamic Range) HDR tone-mapping. Hardware accelerated decoding for HD and UHD is activated by default.
The VLC Media Player 3.0 supports Chromecast devices, meaning that you can now stream to Chromecast devices. Support for 360 video and 3D audio has also been added with this release. You can now change the viewpoint while watching 360 videos.
It now supports TTML subtitles, and it can modify the size of subtitles instantly.
Support for Ambisonics audio and more than 8 audio channels are part of this new release. This version of the multimedia player can also play Blue-Ray Java menus as well.
As always, VLC Media Player continues to support almost all major and minor video and audio codecs out there. There are tons of settings to change the default settings.
As you may know by now, you can stream web videos in the VLC player, set a video as desktop wallpaper, subscribe to your podcast, use VLC as a video converter, add watermark to your videos, add audio and video effects, record your desktop, play internet radios, record your webcam, and do much more using VLC. It’s easily one of the best and feature-rich multimedia player out there for Windows and other operating systems.
We recommend you set VLC as the default video player in Windows 10 and earlier versions.
Download VLC 3.0.0 for Windows 10
Overall, a great release for VLC Media Player. If you are on Windows 10 32-bit or 64-bit, head over the given below link to download the latest and greatest version of VLC Media Player for Windows 10. The download size of the setup file is around ~38 MB for the 32-bit setup.