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How to Update the VLC Media Player



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The VideoLAN project releases regular updates to the VLC Media Player. These updates add new functionality and fix bugs. However, they can also contain important security patches that protect your PC or Mac from attacks.

VLC automatically notifies you of new updates, but does not automatically install them. To manually check if the latest version of VLC is available on any platform: Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone, and iPad do not have to. You can download the latest version of VLC from the VideoLAN website. Make sure you only download it from the official website at videolan.org.

How to Update VLC on a Windows PC

On a Windows PC, click Help> Check for Updates to see if an update is available. [1

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If an update is available, VLC offers to download and install it for you. Click "Yes" and VLC will download the latest update for you.

 Installing an Available Update in VLC Media Player on Windows 10

VLC offers to launch the installer after downloading. Click "Install" to close VLC and begin the installation.

 Request VLC to Install an Update

Click the installer to install the new version of VLC. You can simply select "Upgrade VLC with previous settings (recommended)" to keep your current VLC options.

 Upgrading VLC with Current Settings on Windows

Then, make sure that "Run VLC Media Player" is checked "Selected and clicked Finish.

 Starting VLC after installation

VLC is now up to date. If you click Help> Check for updates again, the latest version of the media player will be displayed.

 VLC with the latest version

How to update VLC on a Mac

Click on a Mac on VLC> Check for Updates. This option is located in the menu bar at the top of the Mac display.

 Check for updates in VLC on a Mac

VLC indicates if an update is available. Click "Install Update" to download it.

 Installing Updates in VLC on MacOS

When you're done, click "Install and Relaunch" to install and open the latest version of VLC , [19659003]   Restart VLC after upgrading to a Mac.

If you click VLC> Check for updates again, you will see a message that you are up-to-date with the latest version available. [19659003]   VLC for Mac: breaking news

How to Update VLC on Android, iPhone, iPad and Linux

On Android, VLC is being updated through the Google Play Store. Like any other application on the iPhone or iPad, it is updated via the Apple App Store.

The same goes for Linux: your Linux distribution updates VLC through its standard software update tools.

Just install normal applications and software updates to get the latest versions of VLC.


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