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02 November 2009, 12:27

VLC 1.0.3 arrives with Windows 7 fixes

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The VLC developers have announced the availability of version 1.0.3 of their popular VLC Media Player, code-named Goldeneye. VLC is a free open source cross-platform multimedia player for various audio and video formats.

The latest update addresses an issue with Windows 7 that lowered the default output video quality of VLC due to regressions in some drivers. According to the developers, the 1.0.3 release now meets all of the technical requirements to be "Compatible with Windows 7". Other improvements include new de-interlacing filters, fixes for the Qt4 interface – including fixes for the playlist and stream output panels, several updated translations and WMA Professional codec support on Windows.

More details about the release can be found in the change log. VLC 1.0.3 is available to download for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Existing users can use the built-in "Check for Updates" feature to upgrade to the latest release. VLC is released under version two of the GNU General Public License (GPLv2).


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