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Program info

Estimated safety rating


vlc.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if vlc.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe

The default filename and directory where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 6be3c25337808814cd8be71ae3c30a86.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' PC processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 VLC media player

The description extracted from the exe is VLC media player.

File version


File version stored as a property 3.0.3.



Author VideoLAN.


 Copyright © 1996-2018 VideoLAN and VLC Authors

Copyright notice Copyright © 1996-2018 VideoLAN and VLC Authors.

Has valid windows


vlc.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't operate in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to the user.

Digitally signed


vlc.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to vlc.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.

Certifier name


Digital certificate name: VideoLAN

Issuer name

 DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.