VLC media player is a media player, streamer, and encoder for Unix, Windows, Mac OS X, BeOS, QNX, and PocketPC. It can play from many inputs like files, network streams, capture device, desktops, or DVD, SVCD, VCD, and audio CD. It can play most audio and video codecs (MPEG 1/2/4, H264, VC-1, DivX, WMV, Vorbis, AC3, AAC, etc.), but can also convert to different formats and/or send streams through the network.
What is new in vlan 1.1.13
VideoLAN and the VLC development team present VLC 1.1.13, a bug and security fix release.
This release was necessary due to a security issue in the TiVo demuxer.
Install VLC 1.1.13 in ubuntu 11.10/12.04
Open the terminal and run the following commands
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc