How to download and install VLC?

The VLC media player is an open-source, free portable, streaming media, and cross-platform media player developed by the popular VideoLAN project.

VLC is obtainable for desktop OS (Operating System) and mobile platforms like iOS, Android, Windows 10, Tizen, and Windows Phone.  The app is also accessible on DD (Digital Distribution) platform like Google Play, Microsoft Store, and Apple’s App Store.

VLC media players supports several video and audio compression techniques and also file formats, including, video CD, DVD-Video, and streaming procedures.  The VLC is capable to flow media over PC networks and to transcode disc files.

The VLC default distribution includes a wide range of free decoding and this open-source multimedia cross-platform player plays most multimedia files and also Audio CDs, DVDs, and several other streaming protocols.


Download VLC

Now, you can download VLC to Windows easily. The downloading process is simple, quick and powerful.  The program allows you to play everything Webcams, Discs, Files, Streams, and Devices.  Without the need for codec packs, it plays most codes, including MPEG-4, MPEG-2, WebM, MKV, MP3, WMV, and more. It runs on all platforms, including Linux, Windows, UNIX, Mac, Android, iOS, etc. The VLC is completely free to download, and it does not have any spyware, no user tracking, or ads.

You can customize the VLC media player by adding skins, install extensions, and generate skins with VLC skin editor.

Downloading VLC Media Player:

VLC MP (Media Player) is one of the best and popular media players that is available to download for free. For Windows PCs, download the VLC from the official page at  On the download page, you can find three file types that are used to install VLC MP in your Windows PC.

An Exe Installer Package:  It is a direct installing process .exe file, you just need to download this file and open it, instantly the installation process starts.

A 7zip Package:  The 7z file requires the 7zip compressor to take out the file contents.

A Zip Package: The Zip condensed package file that can be removed with different file archiving software that includes 7Zip and WinRar.

Your downloaded file will have something like vlc-2.1.0-win32.7z, vlc-2.1.0-win32.exe, and for the Zip, 7Zip, and Exe packages mutually, and the version may be different.

Installing VLC Media Player:

Now, you can install the .exe installer in Windows 7. However, in other Windows operating system versions, the steps for the installation may not be the same process. To install the VLC player, find and open .exe installation file to download. If you get a security warning that says the publisher could not be verified, then press “Run” /publisher–warning. If you ask Window for the permission, then press ‘Yes’. If you choose a preferred language for installation, then click ‘ok.’  Move to the next step; check the license agreement and press next to continue license agreement.

Select the module that you want to install.  If you choose the default option, then first you should review them.  Install VLC MP (Media Player) it is a default option, which you selected once, then it cannot be modified or deselected.