Although version 3 of the VLC media player was announced some time ago - so far can the update (and therefore the Chromecast support) coming. However, with the VLC nightly builds Download you can already tested in advance the new player.
VLC nightly builds Download (Image: VideoLAN / Editorial)
A kind of beta: the VLC download nightly builds
With the VLC download nightly builds, users can now take advantage of the latest features of the all-rounder among media players. Here, "VLC Beta" is available for the following operating systems:
- Windows (32 bits & 64 bits)
- Mac OS
- Universal Linux packages (Snap)
After clicking on the download button all variants are displayed. Following you will be forwarded directly to the appropriate VLC page from which it has each access to the latest version of VLC nightly builds.
As usual broad base
The VLC Beta almost mastered every possible media format. So if you want to play one of these cryptic files can safely access and a nightly builds:
- video formats: MPEG-1/2, DivX (1/2/3/4/5/6), MPEG-4 ASP, mov 3ivX D4, H.261, H.263 / H.263i, H.264 / MPEG 4 AVC, Cinepak, Theora, Dirac / VC-2, MJPEG (A / B), WMV 1/2, WMV 3 / WMV-9 / VC-1, Sorenson 1/3, DV, On2 VP3 / VP5 / VP6, Indeo video v3 (IV32), RealVideo (1/2/3/4).
- Audio formatsMPEG Layer 1/2, MP3 - MPEG Layer 3, AAC - MPEG - 4 Part 3, Vorbis, AC3 - A / 52, E - AC3, MLP / TrueHD> 3, DTS, WMA 1/2, WMA 3, FLAC, ALC, Speex, Muschack / MPC, ATRAC 3, Wavpack, Mod, True Audio, APE, Real Audio, Alaw / μlaw, AMR (3GPP), MIDI, LPCM, ADPCM , QCELP, DV Audio, QDM2 / QDMC, MACE
- other formatsDVD, text files (MicroDVD, SubRIP, SubViewer, SSA1-5, SAMI, VPlayer), subtitles, Vobsub, Universal Subtitle Format (USF), SVCD / CVD, DVB, OGM, CMML, Kate
- input devices: UDP / RTP Unicast, UTP / RTP Multicast, HTTP / FTP, MMS, TCP / RTP Unicast, DCCP / RTP Unicast, file, DVD Video, Video CD / VCD, SVCD, Audio CD (no DTS-CD), DVB ( satellite), digital TV, cable TV, MPEG encoder, video capture
The hearts beat faster: Chromecast and VLC
To use after VLC Nightly Builds Download the player with Chromecast must proceed in the following:
- After starting the player open the Tools option
- Here select the item renderer Output
- Now Chromecast is displayed on the local network
- After all the media can be played on Chromecast
Finally, you can use VLC with Chromecast. (Picture: gsmarena.com)
Increased risk of falling and download at your own risk
As this is the VLC download nightly builds an "experimental version" of the popular media player, it can frequently lead to crashes during playback. but is almost every day a new version available for download, in which the most bugs of the previous version, at least in review mode. Users should therefore practice in understanding if the player does not want even the way you should expect it.
And these features you can look forward additionally: