VLC Media Player

Play a wide variety of media file formats and record and edit videos


VLC is a multimedia player that can play most media files on most platforms. Its wide range of supported formats include multimedia files, DVDs, audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. You can also use VLC to do basic video recording, editing and cutting, and advanced features include subtitle synchronisation and video and audio filters. 

Tips for using this tool at Kent

  • Play non-standard media files on software built into your machine
  • Use for straightforward recording and editing when you do not want to navigate around a lot of advanced features

Help & how to get started

Download VLC on your own device from the VideoLAN website



Terms of use, copyright and licensing

Open source, no restrictions on usage (see VLC legal information)​