VLC for Android

VLC for Android

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  • Downloads:
    10,000,000 - 50,000,000
  • Last update
    Dec 9, 2014

VLC for Android Reviews

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    Reviewed in Ultimate app list

    Android version of one of most popular Windows aplication. Really good and stable, even if it's still in beta.

  • Manikandadas Manimandiram

    Manikandadas Manimandiram

    Reviewed in travel,personnal,knowledge,science,music

    awesome media player.easly tag vedios and audios separatly.Also able to control brightness and sound by swipe in the screen

  • PSarge

    PSarge

    Reviewed in Tablet > Phone

    Not sure if this is new for Android, it's in Beta right now but VLC is my player of choice on my computer, I'll be keeping a close eye on this one for the tablet that's for sure.

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VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. This is a BETA version of the port of VLC media player to the Android™ platform. It plays both audio and video.

It is intended for everyone, but this version is not perfectly stable.
It is still a beta, so it might kill your kitten or destroy your house, but it should be mostly fine now.
Use it at your own risk. Have fun! :)

NOTA BENE
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This version is for devices with an ARMv7 CPU or a x86 CPU. ARMv6 devices will be supported in a future release.

Features
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VLC for Android™ plays most local video and audio files, as well as network streams (including adaptive streaming), DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC.
VLC for Android has a media library for audio and video files, and allows to browse folders directly.

VLC has support for multi-track audio and subtitles. It supports auto-rotation, aspect-ratio adjustments and gestures to control volume and brightness.
It also includes a widget for audio control, supports audio headsets control, cover art and a complete audio media library.

Missing Features
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As this is an early BETA version, a lot of things are not finished, but will change for the final release:
• Hardware decoding works only with a limited set of hardware;
• Other unknown issues.

Permissions
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VLC for Android Beta needs acces to :
• "Device & app History" to be able to read logs, during the beta, to help understand crashes and issues.
• "Photos/Media/Files" to read your media files
• "Device ID & call information" in order to pause music/video during incoming calls

Permission Details :
• It needs "read phone status an identity", in order to pause music during incoming calls.
• It needs "modify or delete the contents of your USB storage", in order to allow deletion of files.
• It needs "read the contents of your USB storage", in to order to read your media files on it.
• It needs "full network access", to open network streams.
• It needs "control vibration", in order to provide UI feedback when seeking in the audio player.
• It needs "prevent phone from sleeping" in order to prevent... your phone from sleeping.
• It needs "change your audio settings", in order to change audio volume.
• It needs "modify system settings", in order to allow you to change your audio ringtone.