VLC 1.1.0 Final is released! Install via PPA in Ubuntu 10.04

VLC 1.1.0 Final is released, this release comes with a lot of improvements, it is faster than the previous version, has Better streaming capabilities, better audio experience, improved web plugins and comes with support for WebM decoding and encoding.


About VLC

VLC media player is an open source, free software media player written by the VideoLAN project.
VLC is a portable multimedia player, encoder, and streamer supporting many audio and video codecs and file formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It is able to stream over networks and to transcode multimedia files and save them into various formats. . It is licensed under the GNU General Public License.

What’s new in VLC 1.1.0?

Ready for HD

  • GPU decoding on Windows Vista and 7, using DxVA2 for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-2
  • GPU decoding on GNU/Linux, using VAAPI for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-2
  • DSP decoding using OpenMax IL, for compatible embedded devices
  • Improved support for MKV HD, including seeking fixes, and 7.1 channels codecs
  • Support for new codecs, like Blu-Ray subtitles, MPEG-4 lossless and VP8


New add-ons and script framework so one can personalize its vlc.

Web improvements

  • Support for WebM decoding and encoding
  • Improved web plugins
  • Better streaming capabilities

Better Audio experience

  • Integrated playlist in the Qt4 interface
  • Multiple views (like album art) in the playlist in the Qt4 interface
  • Support for AMR-NB, Mpeg-4 ALS, Vorbis 6.1/7.1, FLAC 6.1/7.1 and WMAS
  • CDDB and CD-Text works now on the Windows port when listening to CD-Audio
  • Support for DVD-Audio files (.aob)
  • Improved meta-data and album-art support

Faster, Lighter : Faster decoding, with up to 40% speed-ups, in HD resolutions

Install VLC in Ubuntu 10.04 and 9.10

  • Install VLC in Ubuntu 9.10 karmic koala and Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx :

Add repository (This a temporary repository for Ubuntu)  install by copying the two line bellow to your terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:c-korn/vlc && sudo apt-get  update
sudo apt-get install vlc mozilla-plugin-vlc

For other Linux distros please visit this Link

Usefull Links : http://www.videolan.org , ubuntulife

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