VLC open source media player version 2.2.8 has been released on December fifth two thousand seventeen. This latest version of VLC open source media player includes several security and program fixes. VideoLAN VLC media player is compatible with Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh, and Linux operating systems.
* audio video interleave demuxer security flaw
* macos high sierra compatability
* sub station alpha macos subtitles rendering
* flac and livavcodec heap write overflow
Some Macintosh users may experience a problem with using automatic updates on older versions of VLC open source media player to 2.2.8. You can download VLC media player version 2.2.8 and install this software update manually. VLC media player is free and open source.
This software is available in both x86 32 bit and x64 64 bit versions. The current version of VLC open source media player is compatible with Microsoft Windows XP service pack 3, vista, 7, 8, and 10. There are basically three different ways to update VLC open source media player.
You can enable updates notifier. VLC open source media player will check for updates and notify you when one is available. A second way to update VLC media player is to download the most recent version from a static link at videolan.org.
Finally, you can update VLC by clicking on "Help" from top menu and then choosing "Check for Updates...". If an update is available you will be prompted to download and install it. You will need to restart VLC media player for this update to complete.
About Author Aaron J. Berg
Aaron J. Berg is the owner of Anet Computers, host of the Reality PC podcast, and blogger at AnetComputers.com. For over thirteen years, he worked for fortune 500 companies and the United States Federal government supporting computers. Now he helps you solve your most common computer problems.