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VLC 3.0 arrives with support for Chromecast and HDR



VLC 3.0 arrives with support for Chromecast and HDR


One of the world’s best-known and free multimedia players, VLC, has finally reached its long-awaited version 3.0 with various functions demanded by users.

One of them, one of the most requested, is support for stream content directly to Google’s Chromecast. Since VLC 3.0 it is possible to transmit videos to Chromecast without using Google’s proprietary API and thanks to an exhaustive work of ireverse engineering that allows you to transfer content that the standard Chromecast is not capable of playing thanks to the real-time transcoding that VLC is capable of performing.

Also, unlike the official apps, VLC can cast to Chromecast from Linux and MacOs, in addition to Windows. You can also play 4K and 8K content directly from

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Another interesting feature that is introduced in VLC 3.0 is the playback of HDR content on compatible monitors and televisions. Specifically, the latest version of VLC is capable of playing content with is standard HDR10 with 10 and 12 bits dand color representation.

We leave below the link to the official website to download VLC 3.0 codenamed Vetinari.