VLC Media Player 3.0.12 Released with Apple Silicon Support

Last updated: January 20, 2021 — Leave a comment

The VideoLAN team announced the release of VLC 3.0.12 as the thirteenth version of the “Vetinari” branch.

The new release features native support for Apple Silicon hardware, the M1 processor in new versions of the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini.

Other changes in VLC 3.0.12 include:

  • Fix audio distortion when starting playback on macOS
  • Fix crashes with Direct3D video filters
  • Fix adaptive streaming resolution settings handling
  • Add support for RIST protocol
  • Visual improvements on macOS Big Sur
  • Several web interface fixes
  • YouTube &Vocaroo scripts updates
  • And some security issues

How to Install VLC in Ubuntu:

VLC offers official Ubuntu binary via Snap package, which can be installed directly through Ubuntu Software.

Just install the package which will update automatically to the latest though it’s still 3.0.11 at the moment of writing.

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