VideoLanToday, the VideoLAN project is based almost exclusively on a community of developers throughout the world that work on various applications in their free time.
The VLC multimedia player has gained international recognition thanks to its simplicity, light footprint, integration with various codecs and its universality.
VLC is simultaneously a player, encoder, converter, and a broadcaster of multimedia content, both over networks and on personal computers.
Used by many professionals and by the general public alike, VLC counts 4 million downloads per month and runs on nearly as many platforms.
VideoLAN has become an French non-profit association, with the goal of supporting VideoLAN projects such as VLC, though also x264 and libmpeg2, and improving the research and development of freeware and multimedia applications. Back to the list