VLC media player (also known as VLC) is a highly portable free and open-source media player and streaming media server  written by the VideoLANproject.
VLC media player supports many audio and video compression methods andfile formats, including DVD-video, video CD and streaming protocols. It is able to stream over computer network and to transcode multimedia files.

**New in vlan 1.1.13**
Development team present VLC 1.1.13, a bug and security fix release.

Install VLC 1.1.13 in ubuntu 11.10/12.04    Open the terminal and run the following command :

         sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/vlc         sudo apt-get update         sudo apt-get install vlc