VideoLAN is an excellent multimedia player with itâ€™s own plugins for playing different formats, so it doesnâ€™t need any codecs to be installed. It works great for previewing partially downloaded files too as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
Notable fixes and improvements include:
flv and mpeg2 seeking,
wmv, wav, rtsp and ssa support,
fixes for Qt and MacOS interface,
fix of an integer underflow in Real pseudo-RTSP module
port of the ZVBI module to Windows for full teletext support and
codecs updates for Windows and Mac OS.