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What is npvlc.dll?

Part of VLC Web Plugin by VideoLAN

What is it?

VLC media player (Activex Plugin) allows for playing VLC flash based media with Internet Explorer by utilizing and ActiveX extension.
Description of npvlc.dll from VideoLAN
VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats, including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, MP3, and OGG, as well as for DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It also can be used as a server for unicast or multicast streams in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.
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How is npvlc.dll loaded?

Mozilla plugin - npvlc.dll runs within the context of the Mozilla Firefox web browser as plugin. npvlc.dll is typically associtated with identifier name of @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.0.3 with and identifier of SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@videolan.org/vlc,version=2.0.3. Plugins help the Mozilla Firefox Web browser perform specific functions like viewing special graphic formats or playing multimedia files like Adobe Flash or Apple QuickTime.
Google Chrome plugin - npvlc.dll runs within the context of the Google Chrome web browser as plugin. Chrome supports browser plugins that run as an unrestricted separate process outside the browser and cannot be sandboxed as tabs. Plugins are generally used to add functions to the Chrome browser.
VLC Web Plugin is loaded by:


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the npvlc.dll file.Of the 0.4% of npvlc.dll users, 11.1% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\videolan\vlc\npvlc.dll

Are there other versions of VLC Web Plugin?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About VideoLAN

A project and a non-profit organization, composed of volunteers developing and promoting free, open-source multimedia solutions. The VideoLAN project is a proje More...
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File details

File name: npvlc.dll
Publisher: VideoLAN
Name: VLC Web Plugin
Description: VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.2
Version: 2.1.0
Size: 372.52 KB
Original file name: npvlc.dll

Mozilla plugin details

Name: @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.2.0-git-20131213-0403
Command: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@videolan.org/vlc,version=2.2.0-git-20131213-0403

Google Chrome plugin details

Name: npvlc.dll

Image hashes

MD5: 423586ad32ac45a31bc4c5965c595624
SHA-1: 1a0875794ed86fbe0ea017013dfe3c6f49d83aae

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File packed: No
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