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VLC for iOS

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VLC for iOS is a port of the free VLC media player to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
It can play all your movies and shows in most formats directly without conversion.
It allows file synchronization with Dropbox, GDrive, iTunes, direct download and through an embedded upload web server as well as streaming from UPnP media servers.

VLC on iOS is completely free and open source.

What's New in Version 2.5.1

∙ Fixed playback on iOS 6.1

## Changes in version 2.5.0: ##
Note: following a legal request, this update does not include support for the AC-3, E-AC-3 and MLP multi-channel audio codecs.

∙ Added support for iCloud Drive
∙ Added support for
∙ Added support for OneDrive
∙ Added a lock button to the playback view, supporting both orientation and controls
∙ Added 10-band equalizer
∙ Added sharing of the media library between multiple iOS devices on the local network
∙ Added support for chapters and titles to the playback dialog
∙ Cleaned-up playback view appearance with more features and less clutter
∙ Added enhanced media information to the library view
∙ Added notifications about missing storage space when syncing media
∙ Added timer to automatically stop playback
∙ Improved WiFi sharing reliability with web browsers on Linux
∙ Improved Plex support with optional direct connections if detection fails
∙ x-callback-url: added support for the x-error parameter
∙ A few minor UI improvements
∙ New translations to Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil), Khmer, Faroese, Belarusian, Serbian (Latin Alphabet), Tamil and Afrikaans


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Customer Reviews

A great app, Ruined

Not only have videolan ruined what was a great (probably the greatest) app of it's kind, they have (in my opinion at least) ruined their reputation too. VLC was, for my purposes at least, perfect. Until they decided to update it. I previously had no problems with bulk uploading music onto the app but now after updating it crashes continually every time I open the app. If I'm quick enough in selecting a track, it will play and continue playing indefinitely but as soon as I return to viewing either "albums" or "all tracks" it immediately crashes again. 73 times I've reopened the app only for it to crash again. Until this and all the other bugs have been sorted (if they ever are) steer clear, avoid the frustration and use something else. Get your bloody finger out videolan

File Sharing Folders

Good app, really like it, however file sharing feature does not work that well with folders, it allows you to sync folders but when viewing content in the vlc player the folders are not syned the content is in the root directory and you have to create a folder and move stuf into it. It will helpful to keep everything in line, if folder is uploaded it should appear as folders in VLC.

Waste of time

Both the app and VLC as an entity is a waste of time and I personally hold them accountable for the poor user experience they provide. Why bring an app back if you know you'll have to remove codec support, users put time and energy into porting content into the app and then are stranded when they need it out and about. Get your act together, devise a biz model that will allow you to license what is needed to make your app functional. I wish i could use harsher words here because you really do deserve them. Moronic behavior!!!

VLC for iOS
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Photo & Video
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.5.1
  • Size: 51.2 MB
  • Languages: English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Belarusian, Bosnian, Cambodian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Malay, Marathi, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Singhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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