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VLC-Qt - a simple library to connect Qt application with libVLC
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VLC-Qt is a free library used to connect Qt and libVLC libraries. It contains core classes for main media playback and also some GUI classes for faster media player development.

VLC-Qt runs on supported versions of Linux, OS X and Windows. It is developed in cross-platform spirit so it may work on other systems but is not supported.

Binaries and source code

You can download VLC-Qt binaries and sources from the official web page.

Latest source is also available via Git:

  git clone git://

Master branch is considered stable and working on all supported platforms. All development is made in branches. You can also find specific releases by browsing tags.

Examples and guides

VLC-Qt examples are now located in the examples repository.

A special guides section will be introduced on the web page soon.


VLC-Qt can be built with any common compiler (g++, clang, MSVC, MinGW). Build files are generated using CMake (3.0.2 or later).

All stable versions of VLC since 2.0 work with VLC-Qt. Both Qt version 4 (4.8 or later) and 5 (5.2 or later) are supported but can not be used at the same time.

Copyright info

Copyright (C) 2010-2015 Tadej Novak

VLC-Qt is free (libre) software. This means that the library source code is available to public, anyone is welcome to research how the application works, participate in its development, freely distribute the application and spread the word!

This project may be used under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 3.0 as published by the Free Software Foundation and appearing in the file

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