updated 07:30 pm EST, Mon November 28, 2005
VLC 0.8.4 media player
The VideoLAN team today released , an update to its popular media player for the Mac. The multimedia player supports various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols; it can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network. The new version features a new cone design and improved interface, with new dialogs, a skins interface, prtual support for a tree playlist, an HTTP interface, UPnP service and Bonjour services support, a new shoutcast output module to forward streams to icecast servers, enhanced H.264 support, more localizations (Galician, Korean, Romanian and Simplified Chinese), and many bug fixes.