VLC, one of the world’s most popular media players, reached 3.5 billion downloads, while the producer of the program heralded a major update.
Since its launch 20 years ago, the free and open source cross-platform media player VLC has been downloaded more than 3.5 billion times. Now, the producer of the program points to a major update.
Web version also coming
To celebrate such a significant success, Jean-Baptiste Kempf, VLC developer and President of the VideoLAN Foundation, announced that a major update for the media player with a new user interface will be released in 2021. The upcoming changes will be part of VLC 4.0. It is worth noting that VLC had 3 billion downloads in January 2019. Accordingly, we can say that the application has been downloaded 500 million times in the last two years.