VLC, the world’s best open-source media player (it plays like virtually every format), just reached a big milestone in its 17-year history.
The free app’s been updated to version 3.0 “Vetinari” and with it comes a hefty list of new features like the ability to natively play 360-degree videos and HDR content.
You can find the full list of detailed feature additions on the VideoLAN Organization’s website. We’ve plucked out the four most important new features.
1. Supports HDR videos
The future of all video content is HDR (High Dynamic Range). The video format makes videos pop more with higher contrast, wider range of color, and increased brightness. Simply put: HDR videos look superior to non-HDR content. Read more…