A new version of VLC Media Player, VLC 2.1.1 has been released. This new version brings several bug fixes over the last version which was VLC 2.1.0. This latest version has been improved to reduce several regressions which was introduced since the start of VLC 2.1.0 RinceWind. This versions is titled VLC 2.1.1 “Twoflower”.
This new version also adds experimental decoding of new formats. The new formats are HEVC and Webm/VP9 formats. Other notable improvement in this version is the improvement of the Windows installer itself.
If you have a previous installation of VLC Media Player, you probably got the notification to upgrade when you opened your player. If not, you can check for updates using the menu bar Help > Check for Updates.
If you want to download a fresh installer for VLC Media Player 2.1.1 then visit this release notes page for this version. You will also find additional details about the new upgrade in that page.
Some notable upgrades in VLC 2.1.1 when compared to 2.1.0:
- More than 100 bug fixes.
- Bug fixes related to Speex, WMV3, Alac and AVI decoding.
- Crash fixes in Windows as well as Mac OS X.
- Experimental Decoding of HEVC and Webm/VP9.
- Improvement in Windows Installer.
- Translations have been updated.
- Fixes to core behaviors such as recording, random and reshuffling, and subtitle track selection.
- GPU decoding under Windows Fixed.
- Numerous other fixes related to demuxers, access, audio output, interfaces (Windows as well as Mac OS X), streaming etc.
- For full details click here.