VLC Release Candidate Supports Google's VP8/WebM Video Format

by Developer.com Staff

Release candidate 1 for the open source VLC media player supports VP8/WebM video decoding.

Last week Google announced the creation of the open source WebM project for the VP8 video codec. One week later, the developers for the open source VideoLAN project dropped a release candidate for their VLC media player that supports VP8/WebM.

The newest version of VLC includes lots of bug fixes and performance improvements too.

Mac OS X is getting some much-needed user interface tweaks.

Also, DVD, flv, MP4, AVI and AVI/ODML demuxing fixes and improvements are in there too.

This article was originally published on Thursday May 27th 2010
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