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VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

Version: 2.2.8 License: GPL-2+ GitHub
Maintainers barracuda156
Categories devel multimedia
Homepage https://www.videolan.org
Platforms {darwin < 16}
  • aalib (Enable AA-lib support)
  • dbus (Enable DBus support)
  • freerdp (Build the FreeRDP support; currently dysfunctional)
  • full (Enable all variants except gstreamer, qt4 and x11 (and except freerdp, currently))
  • huge (Enable all variants except freerdp, gstreamer, qt4, quartz, smb and x11)
  • jack (Enable jack plugin for audio output)
  • notify (Enable notifications via libnotify)
  • power (Enable all variants except dbus, freerdp, gstreamer, jack, qtkit and quartz)
  • pulse (Enable PulseAudio support)
  • qt4 (Enable Qt4 support)
  • quartz (Enable native macOS graphics support)
  • shout (Enable Shoutcast/Icecast streaming output support)
  • smb (Enable Samba 3 input support)
  • svg (Enable SVG rendering and decoding support)
  • x11 (Enable X11 support)

Subport(s) (1)

"VLC2" depends on

lib (72)
extract (1)
run (2)
build (5)

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Port notes

MIDI support requires installing one or more SoundFont files, in ${prefix}/share/sounds/sf2, for instance from port:generaluser-soundfont.

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VLC2 seems to have been updated (port version: 2.2.8, new version: 3.0.20)

livecheck ran: 21 hours ago