VLC 1.1.0 Adds GPU Acceleration, Extensions, WebM Decoding and Encoding

Written By Sam on 24 June 2010

VLC which is a very popular cross platform video player has now has been updated with various new features and many enhancements has been done for the ease of the users. VLC 1.1.0 has functionalities extensions such as metadata to search on the web or subtitle look ups. Now the updated VLC is ready for HD and has GPU decoding on Windows Vista and 7, using DxVA2 for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-2, GPU decoding on GNU/Linux, using VAAPI for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-2, DSP decoding using OpenMax IL, for compatible embedded devices. Further it offers support to MKV HD which includes seeking fixes and also extends it support to new codecs, like MPEG -4 lossless, VP8 and Blu – Ray subtitles.

The new VLC offers you good sound quality by having integrated playlist in the Qt4 interface and you can also find Multiple views (like album art) in the playlist in the Qt4 interface. AMR-NB, WMAS, FLAC 6.1/7.1, Vorbis 6.1/7.1 and MPEG-4 are all now supported by VLC. While you listen to CD audio CDDB and CD – Text will work on Windows port in the new version of VLC. VLC has a enhanced meta-data and album art support and also supports DVD Audio files(.aob).

VLC has introduced new features which will make your web experience with VLC a better one. VLC has enhanced web plugins, far better streaming capabilities and supports WebM decoding and encoding. VLC is now faster than before, decoding is faster with upto 40% speed ups in HD resolution. Some of the functionalities have been moved to extension due to its non usage and only fewer threads are used. Now VLC has a much more assembly optimizations, specifically SSSE3/SSE4 and ARM Neon. Do not wait to download the new enhanced version of VLC with many useful features.

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