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Downloads and install the VLC media player available at

vlc_installer looks in the directory where vlc_installer.exe is for any files it needs before attempting to download them. If it does download a file, it will attempt to save a copy of the file in this same directory.

vlc_installer adds the installation directory to your PATH environment variable. On 32-bit systems, this directory is usually C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC. On 64-bit systems, this directory is usually C:\Program Files(x86)\VideoLAN\VLC.


vlc_installer [options]

/S         Install the application silently with the default options selected
/D=path    Install into the directory 'path' (default is
/INSTYPE n Where n is a number between 1 and 2:
            1: All - VLC 32-bit - All Windows versions
            2: All - VLC 64-bit (Experimental) - All Windows 64-bit versions

Verify a Release

To verify a release, download the .zip, .sha256, and .asc files for the release (replacing with the release you are verifying):

$ wget{,.sha256,.asc}

Next, check that sha256sum reports "OK":

$ sha256sum -c OK

Lastly, check that GPG reports "Good signature":

$ gpg --keyserver --recv-key 0x105a5225b6ab4b22
$ gpg --verify
gpg:                using RSA key 0xFF914F74B4BB6EF3
gpg: Good signature from "Ross Smith II <>" [ultimate]


To contribute to this project, please see


To view existing bugs, or report a new bug, please see issues.


To view the version history for this project, please see


This project is MIT licensed.


This project was created and is maintained by Ross Smith II endorse

Feedback, suggestions, and enhancements are welcome.

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