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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... >>

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 media player becomes iPhone-friendly

VLC media player becomes iPhone-friendly

By 25 October 2010

The super-duper media player - VLC - has been made available for the iPhone and iPod touch, bringing a simple and effective way of playing a variety of files without all the hassle of converting them first. The VLC app has been on the iPad for some time... >>

APP OF THE DAY - VLC Media Player (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY - VLC Media Player (iPad)

By 27 September 2010

So you've got an iPad and you like watching movies, but the thought of encoding all those movies into an iPad/Apple-friendly format fills you with dread. Fret not dear reader, today's app of the day lets you have your cake and eat it. As long as your... >>