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#1 Andrewr05

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 04:05 PM

The RC of VLC 2.0is out now, I haven't tried it myself but I've seen some screenshots.


Here's the link to all the available OS versions:
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Try it out and post up what you think of it.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 05:18 PM

I just tried it out. The Win32 installer was corrupted for me, but the 7z archive worked. Interface is a little more modern looking. Its says experimental blu ray support, but there is no AACS libraries for decoding, so still no free blu ray player.

The h.264 SD decoding quality looked similar to K-Lite 8.2.0, which is what I normally use. The h.264 HD 1080p playback was maybe slightly less crisp than K-lite (could have been contrast/brightness settings) and was pretty choppy until I activated GPU acceleration even though I have a i7 930 CPU. I'm surprised GPU acceleration wasn't on by default.

I haven't done too much more testing, but I will get back to it later.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 05:52 PM

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 06:07 PM

Still non free bluray player?! arrrrggghhhhh ANGER

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:48 PM

Allegedly 2.0 is officially being launched this week.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:59 PM

VLC = FREEking great :biggrin: Thanks for the heads up Andrew :thumbsup:

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 10:21 AM

VLC 2.0 has officially launched:

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 11:08 AM

I'm pretty excited about the upcoming Android version :)

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 12:09 PM

The new version isn't all that great. I kind of want to go back to 1.1, actually, because I had 0 problems with artifacting and lagging with that, but now I have a ton of problems with 2.0. I'm going to give it some time to flesh out, but it seems relatively poorly coded.

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Posted 29 March 2012 - 12:24 PM

The new version isn't all that great. I kind of want to go back to 1.1, actually, because I had 0 problems with artifacting and lagging with that, but now I have a ton of problems with 2.0. I'm going to give it some time to flesh out, but it seems relatively poorly coded.

I actually have had a few issues with 2.0 and they've revamped the UI as well, where is my quick and easy slow-mo buttons!

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