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VLC media player - a highly portable multimedia player + skins

Multiplatform media processor VLC occupies a separate place among other software for playback of audio\video files. VLC media player is a free player, encoder, and the streaming server, created by enthusiasts community VideoLAN.

Features:

*Simple, fast and powerful media player.

*Plays everything: Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams.

*Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed:

      -MPEG-2, DivX, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3...

*Runs on all platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix...

*Completely Free, 0 spyware, 0 ads and no user tracking.

*Can do media conversion and streaming.

*More info.

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Installation Stable build into Linux Mint:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc browser-plugin-vlc

For thrill-seekers - Installation Daily build (current version 3) into Linux Mint:

May need unmet dependencies

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/master-daily
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc browser-plugin-vlc

Installation skins (~120 this pack is updated daily) into VLC. Single command:

mkdir -p ~/.local/share/vlc/skins2 && cd ~/.local/share/vlc/skins2 && wget -O vlc-skins.zip http://www1.videolan.org/vlc/skins2/vlc-skins.zip && unzip vlc-skins.zip && rm vlc-skins.zip

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/skins.php

Go to preferences and select custom skin
Press Ctrl+H to show hidden file then go to (~/.local/share/vlc/skins2) directory and select any skin.

VLC needs to be restarted to change to skins mode.

Now you can change skins by rightclicking somewhere on the skin and going to Interface>Choose Skin.

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 VLC 2.1.2VLC 2.1.2

Good Luck!!!

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Edited by: Shekin - 27-07-2016, 07:35

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