If you’re a fan of VLC — the open-source and awesome media player that had made appearances in our Hive Fives for best portable applications and best desktop media players — you may have noticed a little change in your VLC icon this week.
Hidden in the VLC code is an Easter egg — as of Christmas last year — where the little orange VLC construction cone wears a Santa hat for the week of Christmas.
Love a fun software Easter egg? Make sure to check out our list of top 10 software Easter eggs, and visit previously reviewed Easter Egg Archive to find Easter eggs in everything from software to DVDs and video games. Have a favourite? Let’s hear about it in the comments.