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Should We Download VLC Codec Pack?

Posted by Amanda Hu | Last updated: October 12, 2019

VLC codec packs exit for certain video formats that cannot be played by VLC. It's true that VLC does not play everything, for instance the proprietary Indeo codecs and certain Blu-ray videos. But if that is your ultimate motive to get a VLC codec pack, we suggest otherwise.

Play 4K/HEVC HDR 360° Video without VLC Codec Pack Download

Free VLC codec pack download alternative -5KPlayer is simply the best and safest choice that we suggest you to try. It is a free 4K HDR player that digests HEVC/H.264 MKV MP4 360-degree etc video without any other codec pack. No stutter, no crash, no dropping frames.

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How to Use VLC Codec Alternative 5KPlayer to Play MKV 4K HEVC Files?

Here will show you how to use 5KPlayer instead of downloading VLC codec pack as an example to play MKV 4K HEVC files.

Step 1. Download and launch VLC Codec pack alternative 5PKlayer with fascinating user-friendly interface, simple and elegant.

Step 2. Load the MKV 4K HEVC file and your MKV 4K HEVC file will start playing in a sec.

Note: You can either click the video button on the UI to browse for a MKV 4K HEVC file or directly drag'n drop a MKV 4K HEVC file onto the 5KPlayer interface, you can also do some adjustment you like, changing the aspect ratio, alter audio tracks, etc.

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To sum up, VLC codec pack is not 100% necessary and we highly suggest you to try safe and trustworthy media player alternatives that work smoothly on your computer before download VLC codecs. In that way, you can get to know more functions and breakthroughs of new technologies outside of VLC, like AirPlay utilization, and FUHD (8K) video playback.

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