VLC media player is a fantastic player with several features and most importantly, it is freeware and open source hence the project is being contributed by various developers and rapid development of this software takes place. In order to avail the new features, updates and bug fixes, updating vlc player to the latest version is always recommended and best habit. To check for updates i.e. whether your vlc player is the latest one available or outdated, follow the given steps :
- Launch vlc from the all programs menu or desktop shortcut.
- Make sure you’re connected to internet
- Click on Help menu button and hit on Check for updates.
- vlc would start checking for the latest version of the program and if found, will prompt you to download it.