It’s not very often you see a new file format making its way out in the open, but Microsoft has just introduced one. Dubbed HEIF, short for High Efficiency Image Format. Support for this new format was rolled out with Windows 10 Redstone 4 build 17123 that recently made its way to the Fast ring of the preview program....

One of the most popular multimedia players in the world should soon find itself available for users of Microsoft’s newest platform. VLC for Windows 8 is nearly release, and fast. VideoLAN, the developer of the application have confirmed via its official Twitter account that the development of VLC for Windows 8 is...

There is no shortage of video players available on the Windows Store. But a number of multimedia playback applications on the Windows Store are lacking FLV support. And this actually is one of the reasons why so many people are waiting for the official VLC port. FLV is obviously, the Flash Video format, a container...

The highly anticipated VLC for Windows 8 may still be in the coding stage as of this writing, but that has not stopped Windows 8 users in their search for finding the best multimedia player for their new OS. Metro Media player is an interesting little project that has grown into its own in the past few months. It...

Now that VLC has achieved full funding of their $65,000 project on the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, VLC for Windows 8 RT is now officially in the works as a Windows 8 app. VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD,...