VLC for dummies - Documentation: VideoLAN Wiki

Documentation:VLC for dummies - VideoLAN Wiki

Thank you for visiting this page to find out what VLC is all about. Please Note: this page is Under Construction and might change in the near future.
VLC media player (or VLC for short) is a FREE and Open Source Software Media Player. Features that make VLC the preferred media player for a lot of people is its excellent support for various Audio and Video CODECs, the fact that it's cross platform and the open way of development.
This page will describe the steps to perform the basic steps of using VLC. For more Advanced Users see the VLC Play HowTo for a complete user guide, or VLC Streaming HowTo for the advanced streaming features that VLC is capable of.