Portable VLC media player Review

Portable VLC media player 2.0.5    Sep 26, 2013 release

License: Free
Language: English
OS: Win 2000 / Win XP / Win Vista / Win 7 / Win 8 / Win
Size: 22.5 MB
Developer: Videolan
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by SoftwarePuppy Mar 2, 2014

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VLC media player is one of the most popular free media players today. It opens media files of all the formats you can think of, it supports codecs, it can stream media online and it also supports various other plugins. Its portable version is a lot like the original one, except it doesn't require installation process. So as soon as you get the file downloaded onto your computer - it is ready to be used.

Supported formats

Portable VLC media player supports following audio and video formats: MPEG, AVI, ASF, WMV, MP4, WMA, 3GP, MKV, MOV, FLV, AAC, MIDI, FLAC and OGG.


  • The program doesn't require installation which means you can simply run the downloaded file and start watching movies right away. You can carry this player around on your USB stick and use it on anyone else' computer without installation or copying;
  • It reads files from any device, webcam video, disc or file, just get the needed codecs and you are good to go;
  • Has a media streaming option which means it allows watching movies without going to YouTube (or other site): you can watch them within the program window;
  • VLC player is famous for its built-in converter, it can switch between media formats easily and successfully;
  • It supports subtitles and allows editing them: changing font, its color and size, outline thickness, add or remove shadow, choose subtitle position;
  • It displays following buttons: jump forward, jump backward, jump to specific time, play, stop, previous, next;
  • Allows creating playlists, changing aspect ratio, cropping;
  • Interface can be changed into a minimalistic or full screen;
  • A user can load separate video tracks or subtitle tracks.


This player will be very convenient for those who can't live without movies and often use someone else's computer for watching them. Now you can watch movies with your favorite player wherever you go. Enjoy all the awesome features of the most popular and powerful media software on the go with Portable VLC media player.

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