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VideoLAN updates VLC, improved language translation

25 Mar

One of the best video players for Mac has to have ~ing VideoLAN’s VLC Player, now updated to rendering 1.1.8. This update fixes a tell of small bugs and adds greater quantity support for several features, including bettor language translation as well as updating safeguard patches for known vulnerabilities.

Core Security Technologies recognized vulnerabilities in AMV and NSV files then handled by previous versions of VLC.

Two vulnerabilities receive been found in VLC media performer [1], when handling AMV and NSV toothed formats. These vulnerabilities can be exploited by a remote attacker to obtain autocratic code execution with the privileges of the user running VLC.

Updating to rendering 1.1.8 solves those issues.

Other fixes included in the 1.1.8 update are:

Security update respecting video width concerning some demuxers

Support ~ the sake of a new Dirac encoder based steady libschroedinger

Package of the new VP8/Webm encoder ‘Bali’

Notable updates in MP4, OGG, and APE demuxers

Major updates in greatest part language translations

Fixes in skins2 supports of Winamp2 skins

Upgrade attached the look of VLC for Mac OS X

Auto-exposure for TXT subtitles is fixed

Fixes adhering Windows integration, notably regarding volume keys

Codecs updates

Many promiscuous fixes

If you find that some of your videos, especially AVI files, aren’t playing strictly in QuickTime Player, try downloading the independent VLC Player. What is your video mime of choice for the Mac? Let me be sure in the comments!

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