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Is VLC Media Player "safe"?

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by rob_sterling, Jun 13, 2005.

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  1. rob_sterling

    rob_sterling Thread Starter

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    I used to have VLC mediaplayer and thought it was one of the best video players i've used but after just resetting my pc and having just cleared up a nasty trojan (thanks to khazars from this site) I am wary of downloading anything which could contain malware with its package. So is anyone aware that VLC Mediaplayer contains malware or is it defintely safe?

    Cheers, Rob
     
  2. Elvandil

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    I've never had any problems with it. They seem to be very resistant to commercialization.
     
  3. CouchMaster

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    The Mac and Linux/Unix versions are rated pretty good - I didn't find anything on the Win version.
     
  4. rob_sterling

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    Thanks for your quick replies, I'm going to download the vlc-0.8.2-test2 version for windows now.

    Cheers, Rob
     
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