The VideoLAN team announced that the legendary video player has overturned its 20th anniversary. VLC media player entered our lives with the first version released on February 1, 2001.
The VideoLAN team celebrates the anniversary of their 20-year-old main project. VLC media player has become quite popular all over the world over the years. Its advantages, such as being a simple, reliable, fast and free software, have a large share in this success.
The VLC media player developed by VideoLAN, a non-profit organization, emerged in 2001 when most people did not even have internet access yet. The first version of the legendary video player that took over 20 years was released on February 1, 2001.
Has hundreds of millions of active users
VLC, which is getting better equipped day by day, can play many video formats. It also supports a wide variety of platforms, from popular operating systems such as Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android, iOS, to less commonly used operating systems such as BSD, Tizen, and Windows 10 Mobile.
The VideoLAN team also shared some impressive data on the software. VLC media player has been downloaded over 3.5 billion times since its first release. The video player is actively used by hundreds of millions of users today.