VLC, the Swiss Army knife of media players, has been updated to version 3.0. The latest version adds some much-needed features to the player, including one that could make streaming all that content from your computer to your living room TV a lot easier: Chromecast support (among other things).
VLC is one of the most popular media players around. It works on most platforms and can handle almost any type of file. It’s damn near perfect, but you could be getting even more out of VLC by using experimental nightly builds instead of the official version.
VLC is already available for Windows 10, but this newly-released “Modern” beta runs on the Universal Windows Platform. That means it’ll get some special features, including Cortana support and live tiles, and it’ll be perfect for the Xbox One, Windows tablets, and even HoloLens, when it’s released.
Android: The Android version of VLC received a big update today, adding in a bunch of new features, including a picture-in-picture mode for tablets, playlists for videos, and lots more.
The VLC app for Android has allowed you to stream videos across your network for a while, but it always required a direct link to the file. Now, the latest beta allows you to browse your folders on shared devices.
VLC is one of those fantastic little apps we’ve all come to love, and today Apple TV users can finally get in on the action with the new Apple TV app.
Android: VLC has slowly but surely been working to become as well-known for its Android app as it is for the desktop version. It’s taken another step in that direction with background playback for videos on Android.
Android: VLC has been one of our favorite media players for forever. After a lengthy stint in a beta (plus some region lock annoyances), the app finally graduated to version 1.0. It's now out of beta, though releasing on time is still up for debate.
VLC is easily one of our favorite media players (and yours too). However, it's not just a one-trick pony. Under the surface, there's a wide range of features that you might not have known it could do.
Not all video players are alike. Some offer more features and tweaking options to make your videos look great, while others boast speed and stability. Last week we asked you for your favorites, then looked at the five best desktop video players. Now we're back to highlight the winner.
iOS: VLC updated today with quite a few new features, most notably a new iOS 7-styled interface, integration with Google Drive, and the ability to stream videos from Dropbox.
Watching movies and TV shows on your computer is easy, but if you do a lot of downloading or ripping, you need a video player that's lightweight, can handle virtually anything you throw at it, whether it has subtitles, was encoded a long time ago with some obscure codec, or came in a strange file format. This week…
Windows/Mac/Linux: VLC is one of our favorite video players out there. The release of version 2.1 packs in a ton of new features, including significant improvements to how it handles outputting videos to mobile devices like Android and iPhone, and more.
VLC was released back into the iTunes App Store last month, and that means one of the best media players out there is finally back on the iPhone and iPad. If you don't want to use iTunes just to use VLC, How-To Geek points out that tucked away within VLC's settings is a way to upload files from your computer to your…
iOS: VLC, one of the best media players for the desktop, has had a long and tumultuous history, but it's back today after being rebuilt from the ground up to be fast and flexible, play virtually any video file, and so Apple won't give it the boot.
It's not really hard to find subtitles online for your digital movie collection, but you can save a couple of steps with the VLSub extension for VLC media player.
Listening to playlists on YouTube is a great way to check out new music for free, but you have to keep your browser open and you have to watch a bunch of ads. If you'd like a cleaner experience, tech blog Digital Inspiration shows how to play playlists in the VLC media player.
Android: If you've been waiting for news on an Android version of VLC, wait no longer. The media player finally launched an Android beta today, and it brings VLC's trademark play-anything goodness, multi-track subtitle support, and even whole-library management tools to Android devices, but be warned: the developers…
Have you ever watched a movie where the dialogue was almost inaudible, but then all of a sudden an action scene comes in and shakes your house with noise? Here's how to fix that problem in VLC.
There are few things more aggravating than trying to watch a video whose audio is about one second too slow. Here's a quick fix for the problem in VLC.