I’ve told you before that I think the free VLC media player is the best media player out there. It offers the ability to play almost any kind of video file including DVDs on Windows computers that no longer come with a built-in DVD playing program.

Not only that, but it’s available for Windows, Mac, and Linux devices as well as Android and iOS. It even works with Xbox One.  You can click here to read my original article singing its praises. 

Guess what? The best media player out here just got better with some exciting new features. VLC 3.0 Vetinari has some pretty nifty improvements.

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You’ll be able to get 4K and 8K playback, play 360 videos, and it supports 3D sound and HDR video.

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If you have a Chromecast device, you’ll now be able to stream video to your TV. In addition, you’ll be able to access more some menus for Blu-Ray discs that didn’t display properly until the update. Plus, you’ll be able to browse local network drives to look for videos.

Users can also adjust the size of subtitles.

You can click here to read more about the new features or to download the latest version of VLC.

Scroll to the very bottom of the page to choose the right version for your device.

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The download is free, but they do suggest a donation of $5 USD or 4 Euros. For everything this program does, it is certainly worth it.