Rincewind codenamed VLC Player version 2.1.0 has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux. Videolan has finally released VLC Player 2.1 final with codename Rincewind. This version comes with fixes close to thousand, so you can expect this one offer more stability wise.
“With a new audio core, hardware decoding and encoding, port to mobile platforms, preparation for Ultra-HD video and a special care to support more formats, 2.1 is a major upgrade for VLC “reads Videolan front page.
“Rincewind has a new rendering pipeline for audio, with better efficiency, volume and device management, to improve VLC audio support.
It supports many new devices inputs, formats, metadata and improves most of the current ones, preparing for the next-gen codecs.”
Though an average user may not understand much from VLC 2.1 release notes, all I can say it’s a major update and you should upgrade your VLC player to this version to get new features. You can find all new features included in VLC 2.1 here.