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How to Uninstall VLC Media Player on Mac and Windows?

Posted by Amanda Hu | Last updated: October 22, 2019

Why do you need to uninstall VLC media player on Mac or Windows computer right now? The reason is simply because it has a serious safety problem. On July 20, 2019, German Cybersecurity Agency, CERT-Bund, discovered a flaw in VLC that may expose your computer to attackers. VideoLan is also aware of this critical issue and tries hard to find a solution, however, the fixed time is unconfirmed. So, the only way to protect your privacy on computer from hackers is to uninstall VLC right now and switch to another green media player in case needed.

Kindly remind, when VLC is 100% safe, you can install it again.

VLC Uninstalled, What Plays Your Media Files?

You can use 5KPlayer, a 4K UHD video player that can play almost all media files like VLC on Mac and Windows. Be it MP4, MKV, FLV, WMV, MOV, DVD, etc in 4K 1080p 720p video or MP3 AAC FLAC etc music, this VLC alternative can help you a lot in media playback when you decide to uninstall VLC media player.

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