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How to install VLC 2.2.4 Media Player on Ubuntu 16.04

VLC 2.2.4 “Weatherwax” released today by VideoLAN development team is the fourth stable update to VLC’s 2.2 release series. This latest release fixes a few bugs reported on VLC 2.2.3 for Windows XP and certain audio files. It also includes updated codecs libraries and fixes a security issue when playing specifically crafted QuickTime files as well as a 3rd party security issue in libmad. VLC 2.2.4 Highlights Fix crash in G.

How to install vlc 2.2.3 on Ubuntu OS

Following the recent release of vlc 2.2.3 by VideoLAN development team, I will be showing you how to install and compile this release using Ubuntu 15.04 since the PPA is yet to be updated. This release is a maintenance build for the stable 2.2 series of their popular, cross-platform, and open-source VLC Media Player software for all supported platforms. A notable fix in this release is fix to resume where you left off.

VLC 2.2.3 released with fix to maximizing Window in multi-screen context

VideoLAN and the VLC development team has released VLC 2.2.3, a new maintenance build for the stable 2.2 series of their popular, cross-platform, and open-source VLC Media Player software for all supported platforms. A notable fix in this release is fix to resume where you left off. VLC 2.2.3 changelog Demux: * Fix HLS quality selection and a potential stack overflow * Fix potential MKV infinite loop and improve MKV tags support

VLC 3.0 Master Build Released with Lots of Updates & Features

VLC 3.0 Master build had just been released to public. Please note that this is an experimental version of VLC that are daily generated from the VLC code that is currently in development. Several issues that existed in previous versions of VLC might be fixed here, but since this version of VLC is not yet finished, you should expect other problems and issues. VLC 3.0 changelog Important changes: The Windows XP/2003/2003R2 support for VLC is now on a best-efforts basis: it should work, but not without limitations.

Install x265 – Encoding Video Streams from VideoLAN

x265 is a free software library and application for encoding video streams into the H.265/MPEG-H HEVC compression format, and is released under the terms of the GNU GPL. Provides next-generation compression and codec; fast and excellent quality; the APIs are similar to x264 APIs. Encoder features Full prediction and transform quad-tree recursion supported Adaptive B-frame placement B-frames as references / arbitrary frame order CABAC entropy coding Intra: all block types (32×32, 16×16, 8×8, 4×4, and PCM with all predictions) Inter P: all partitions (from 64×64 down to 8×4) Inter B: partitions from 64×64 down to 8×4 (including all merge modes and biprediction) Weighted prediction for P slices Multiple reference frames Ratecontrol: constant quantizer, constant quality, single pass ABR, optional VBV Scenecut detection Parallel encoding on multiple CPUs, both frame-level and wavefront parallelism Install x265 Video Encoder on Ubuntu 14.