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What are VLC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VLC file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your VLC files.

What is a VLC file?

Files that contain the .vlc file extension are commonly associated with ACUCOBOL-GT license files. These files are used to install a software license on a user's computer. This ensures that the related application will run properly and that the software cannot be pirated or used illegally.

The VLC media player has also been known to use the .vlc file suffix. The VLC media player is a freeware media software that allows a user to play video and audio on his or her computer. The media playback program was created by the VideoLAN project. The VLC files that are used by this program contain data files that are referenced by the media playback application.

How to open VLC files

Important: Different programs may use files with the VLC file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your VLC file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different VLC openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: April 25, 2024

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of VLC files. Remember, different programs may use VLC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerVerified
Ace PlayerAce PlayerUser submitted
Sigma media playerSigma media playerUser submitted
1 Media Player1 Media PlayerUser submitted
Torrent Video PlayerTorrent Video PlayerUser submitted
KeyplayerKeyplayerUser submitted
Microsoft Application VirtualizationMicrosoft Application VirtualizationUser submitted
Jaksta Media PlayerJaksta Media PlayerUser submitted
Easy Media PlayerEasy Media PlayerUser submitted
HiDef Media PlayerHiDef Media PlayerUser submitted

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