It has been years still vlc is at the top postion when you consider a media player for playing videos,due to various reasons like drop any video it will start to play without any hiccups and due to its simple layout which gives easiness to play with Vlc.
Now vlc has launched latest stable build VLC Media Player 2.1.3 with some improvements.
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VLC Media Player 2.1.3 improvements
– Fixes numerous bugs, notably numerous regressions introduced in “RinceWind” and 2.1.2.
– Important fixes involve Audio and Video output management on most platforms.
– Improves the demuxer and decoders for most formats, and the various interfaces.