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VLC media player

2.2.4.20161128

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 11/28/2016.

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.

Features

  • Plays Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams.
  • Fast - Hardware Decoding.
  • Plays most codecs with no codec packs needed - MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3...
  • Complete feature-set over the video, subtitle synchronisation, video and audio filters.
  • Runs on all platforms - Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix, iOS, Android ...
  • Completely Free - no spyware, no ads and no user tracking.

Package parameters

  • LanguageCode - For example, the English installation would have code 1033.

To install VLC media player, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install vlc --version 2.2.4.20161128

To upgrade VLC media player, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade vlc --version 2.2.4.20161128

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $pp = Get-PackageParameters
    $language_code = if ($pp.LanguageCode) { Write-Host "Using language code $($pp.LanguageCode)"; 'L=' + $pp.LanguageCode }
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = 'vlc'
      fileType               = 'exe'
      url                    = 'http://get.videolan.org/vlc/2.2.4/win32/vlc-2.2.4-win32.exe'
      url64bit               = 'http://get.videolan.org/vlc/2.2.4/win64/vlc-2.2.4-win64.exe'
      checksum               = 'f4a4b8897e86f52a319ee4568e62be9cda1bcb2341e798da12e359d81cb36e51'
      checksum64             = 'a283b1913c8905c4d58787f34b4a85f28f3f77c4157bee554e3e70441e6e75e4'
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      checksumType64         = 'sha256'
      silentArgs             = "/S $language_code"
      validExitCodes         = @(0)
      softwareName           = 'vlc*'
    }
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    
    $packageName = $packageArgs.packageName
    $installLocation = Get-AppInstallLocation $packageName
    if ($installLocation)  {
        Write-Host "$packageName installed to '$installLocation'"
        Register-Application "$installLocation\$packageName.exe"
        Write-Host "$packageName registered as $packageName"
    }
    else { Write-Warning "Can't find $PackageName install location" }
    

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • VideoLAN Organization

Tags

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
VLC media player 3.0.3 295222 Wednesday, May 30, 2018 approved
VLC media player 3.0.2 142176 Monday, April 23, 2018 approved
VLC media player 3.0.1 204743 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 approved
VLC media player 3.0.0 132281 Saturday, February 10, 2018 approved
VLC media player 2.2.8 268075 Tuesday, December 5, 2017 approved
VLC media player 2.2.6 741781 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 approved
VLC media player 2.2.5.1 46824 Friday, May 12, 2017 approved
VLC media player 2.2.4.20161210 354671 Saturday, December 10, 2016 approved
VLC media player 2.2.4.20161207 26921 Wednesday, December 7, 2016 approved
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