Should I block it?
45% of PCs block this file from running.
Performance resource utilization
PE file structure
DeleteCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, ExitProcess, FreeLibrary, GetCommandLineA, GetCommandLineW, GetLastError, GetModuleFileNameW, GetModuleHandleA, GetProcAddress, GetStartupInfoA, GetSystemTime, GetVersionExW, HeapSetInformation, InitializeCriticalSection, InterlockedExchange, IsDBCSLeadByteEx, IsDebuggerPresent, LeaveCriticalSection, LoadLibraryW, LocalFree, MultiByteToWideChar, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, Sleep, VirtualProtect, VirtualQuery, WideCharToMultiByte
libvlc_add_intf, libvlc_new, libvlc_playlist_play, libvlc_release, libvlc_wait
FtpPutFileW, InternetCloseHandle, InternetConnectW, InternetOpenW
VLC media player by the VideoLAN Team
What is vlc.exe?
VLC media player (VLC) is a highly portable free and open-source media player and streaming media server written by the VideoLAN project. VLC media player supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD-video, video CD and streaming protocols. It is able to stream over computer network and to transcode multimedia files.
About vlc.exe (from the VideoLAN Team)
“VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats, including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, MP3, and OGG, as well as for DVDs, VCDs, and various”
|Publisher:||the VideoLAN Team|
|Product name:||VLC media player|
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\videolan\vlc\vlc.exe|
|Size:||104.5 KB (107,008 bytes)|
|PE subsystem:||Windows GUI|
|Code language:||Microsoft Visual C++|
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Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
- Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\VLC\vlc.exe'
- Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe'
Runs under the registry key 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers'
- Handler name 'VLCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival'
- Handler name 'VLCPlayVCDMovieOnArrival'
- Handler name 'VLCPlaySVCDMovieOnArrival'
- Handler name 'VLCPlayMusicFilesOnArrival'
- Handler name 'VLCPlayDVDMovieOnArrival'
- Handler name 'VLCPlayDVDAudioOnArrival'
- Handler name 'VLCPlayCDAudioOnArrival'
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 7 Ultimate
|Windows 7 Home Premium
|Windows 7 Home Basic
|Windows 8 Pro N
|Microsoft Windows XP
|Windows 7 Enterprise
|Windows Seven Black Edition
|Windows Vista Home Premium
|Windows Vista Home Basic
|Windows 7 Professional
Distribution by country
India installs about 21.50% of VLC media player.
Distribution by PC manufacturer