Now you can run a version of the popular VLC media player on a Chromebook or Chromebox. VLC for Chrome OS doesn’t look exactly like VLC for Windows, Mac, or Linux computers. That’s because this is basically a port of the Android version of the app, made using the tools that Google makes available for porting Android apps to Chrome OS. Chrome OS has its own built-in media player that lets you play some common media formats. But VLC for Chrome OS has a more powerful feature set, support for a wider range of audio and video formats including FLAC and MKV, and support for subtitle files, playlists, and internet video streams, among other things. Read More This is great news for Chrome OS users who download or torrent video and audio files where downloaded media files are sometimes encoded in MKV, Divx, FLV, FLAC, OGG etc which VLC can play.