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VLC 3.0.10 Released with Support for SMB2/3 Shares, Many Improvements

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VideoLAN have released today VLC 3.0.10 as the ninth update in the latest VLC 3.0 “Vetinari” series of the popular, open-source and cross-platform media player used by millions of users.

VLC 3.0.10 looks to be a significant update that introduces support for SMB2/3 shares so you can watch movies from more Samba shares across your local network.

Furthermore, the update improves the adaptive streaming support, adds various improvements to the MP4 format, and improves DVD support by addressing several issues.

The Twitch and VLSub scripts have been updated as well in this release, which also addresses several security issues, most notably various DOSes discovered recently in the microDNS service discovery.

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Also: PeaZip 7.2.1

VLC 3.0.10 Adds SMB2/3 Support, Improved Chromecast Audio

  • VLC 3.0.10 Adds SMB2/3 Support, Improved Chromecast Audio

    It looks like a new version of the VLC media player is available to download.

    VLC 3.0.10 is the first major release of the open source multimedia app this year, following on from VLC 3.0.8 which popped out in December.

    But four months is a long time in tech so, as you’d expect, the latest release is packing an sizeable set of improvements and enhancements.

    This includes libsmb2 support to handle SMB2/3 shares, allowing you to easily stream content from local Samba shares, plus better handling of MP4 and RAW H264/HEVC files. Additionally, VLC can now more consistently seek on the HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) protocol.

    If you use VLC as your go-to DVD player (like I do) then you will appreciate the inclusion of some DVD related fixes, mainly related around DVD reading crashes and menu navigation glitches.

    Other changes between VLC 3.0.8 and 3.0.10 include improved Chromecast audio quality, working YouTube URL playback, and a bunch of security fixes.

    You can refer to the VLC NEWS file for a more comprehensive change log.

VLC 3.0.10 Released with SMB2 / 3, Improved DVD Support

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