Stable Android VLC Player Launched on Google Play
Ashley Allen / 5 years ago
VLC, the popular open-source media player and streaming media server from VideoLAN, has been in beta for Android for over four years, but now a stable version (v1.0.1) has been made available on Google Play. The beta version still exists for VideoLAN to test new features.
According to the Google Play listing, VLC for Android offers the following features:
- 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;
- All formats are supported, including MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, Ogg, FLAC, TS, M2TS and AAC. All codecs are included with no separate downloads;
- 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, brightness and seeking;
- It also includes a widget for audio control, supports audio headsets control, cover art and a complete audio media library.
VLC is compatible with current smartphones, with ARMv6 support planned for a future update.
Source: Android Central