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No DVD playback for Windows 8

No DVD playback for Windows 8

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The only way to watch DVDs on Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 8, will be through purchasing Media Center or other third-party software. The absence of any native DVD player was announced on Microsoft’s official Building Windows 8 blog, which... >>

VLC for iPhone and iPad pulled from the App Store

VLC for iPhone and iPad pulled from the App Store

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The VLC app for the iPhone and the iPad has been removed from the App Store - less than four months after it first went live. The removal is due to an issue arising between the GNU General Public License, which licenses VLC and and the Apple App Store... >>

VLC media player app coming for Android

VLC media player app coming for Android

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An Android version of the VLC application is likely to hit Marketplace soon. It is believed that the open source media player, which will ape the iOS version released in 2010, will be available in early January. Lead VLC developer Jean-Baptiste Kempf... >>

VLC for iPad available on iTunes App Store

VLC for iPad available on iTunes App Store

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Looks like those relaxed guidelines for the Apple iTunes App Store have really opened the floodgates as the latest previously controversial app to grace the app store is the VLC media player for the iPad. "VLC is a free and open source cross-platform... >>

VLC media player gets updated to 1.1 offering host of new features

VLC media player gets updated to 1.1 offering host of new features

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The free to use media player, encoder and streamer VLC has been updated by it makers VideoLAN. For anyone not familiar with VLC, it is an extremely useful open source tool for downloading and, more to the point, watching video on your PC. The new 1.1... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - VLC

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - VLC

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Downloading a video, only to find out that you can't support that particular codec, is not fun. Even less so is having a handful of players bloating up your desktop to make sure that it won't happen again. So, for those who haven't already discovered... >>