VLC media player (commonly known as VLC) is a portable, free and open-source, cross-platform media player and streaming media server written by the VideoLAN project. The player is one of the best media players for Windows because of its extensive support for media extensions and it can play almost all formats. VLC has now released the beta version of their media player for Windows 8. This was announced quite long time back and was in development and now we have the first version of this app available for download.
This application will play most video file formats, including Ogg, FLAC and MKV.
The main interface has 5 tabs, home, videos, music, external storage and media servers. You can play stores by opening them using the option or even connect a external USB drive to play media files. There is also an in-built search option in the app.
- Play every kind of video
- Music playback
- MKV support
- FLAC support
Here is a video on the VLC media player for Windows 8.
You can download VLC for Windows 8 from the link below.