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VLC for iOS media player to relaunch on App Store after two-year absence

VLC for iOS media player to relaunch on App Store after two-year absence

By 18 July 2013

Apple pulled the popular VLC app from the App Store in 2011 over copyright and licensing issues, but now the media player has announced that it will officially return to iOS on 19 July. Major changes to the free iOS app include AirPlay support, Wi-Fi... >>

App of the day: VLC review (Android)

App of the day: VLC review (Android)

By 26 April 2013

Media playback on Android devices is pretty good on the whole. Certainly, out of the box, most phones and tablets will playback a wider range of video than Apple devices. But that's not universally true, and sometimes the built-in support needs to be... >>

VLC Beta video player app available to download for Android

VLC Beta video player app available to download for Android

By 2 July 2012

Android users can now download a beta version of VLC, the media player that can play almost any video file, audio file or stream you throw at it. Though the current beta version will work only with devices that house at the very least an ARMv7 CPU that... >>

No DVD playback for Windows 8

No DVD playback for Windows 8

By 4 May 2012

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

By 10 January 2011

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

By 28 December 2010

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

By 21 September 2010

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

By 23 June 2010

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

By 20 February 2010

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... >>


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