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Why We Still Need the Open Source VLC Media Player

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The Monday Version 2.0.2 release of the free open source VLC media player points out a surprising hole in the age of the Internet video - there is still no universal standard for video formats and players.

Fortunately, VLC is there to fill in the gaps among proprietary formats and competing ecosystems, playing just about every video in use.

New Version of VLC Boasts Mac Goodies

The latest update covers Windows and Mac OS X users, with Apple users getting a good portion of the new goodies, including support for the new Retina display and the Growl 1.3 OS X notification system.

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