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Is VLC media player (vlc) not working for everyone right now? Get current VLC media player (vlc) outages, status, timeouts and issue reports today.

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VLC media player is a free and open-source, portable, cross-platform media player software and streaming media server developed by the VideoLAN project

VLC media player website request errors

This graph shows VLC media player errors and response times for the website over the past day. Website status and slowness is related to downtime for VLC media player and errors for their site.

VLC media player outage report graph

This chart above shows VLC media player error reports submitted in the past 24 hours (one day) compared to the recent average over similar days. The status of VLC media player is marked as "down" when the number of reported errors is significantly higher than the average errors.

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VLC media player is a free and open-source, portable, cross-platform media player software and streaming media server developed by the VideoLAN project. VLC is available for desktop operating systems and mobile platforms, such as Android, iOS and iPadOS. VLC is also available on digital distribution platforms such as Apple's App Store, Google Play, and Microsoft Store. VLC supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD-Video, video CD and streaming protocols. It is able to stream media over computer networks and can transcode multimedia files. The default distribution of VLC includes many free decoding and encoding libraries, avoiding the need for finding/calibrating proprietary plugins. The libavcodec library from the FFmpeg project provides many of VLC's codecs, but the player mainly uses its own muxers and demuxers. It also has its own protocol implementations.

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What should I do if VLC media player is unavailable?
If VLC media player is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to VLC media player is blocked
Access to VLC media player may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access VLC media player.
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access VLC media player again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the VLC media player site again.
Web Browser Plugins
If you are still having trouble accessing VLC media player, you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to VLC media player