VLC media player

VLC media player



Free

3.5.7for iPhone, iPad and more
7.1
659 Ratings
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195.6 MB
Size
Mar 18, 2024
Update Date
#39
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Apps in this category may contain occasional mild indecent language, frequent or intense cartoon or real-life violence, minor or occasional adult or sexually suggestive material, and simulated gambling, and may be for children under 12 years of age.
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Apps in this category may contain frequent and intense offensive language; Frequent and intense cartoon, fantasy or realistic violence: frequent and intense adult, scary and sexually suggestive subjects: as well as sexual content, nudity, tobacco, alcohol and drugs, may not be suitable for children under 17 years of age.
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About VLC media player

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player.
It can play all your movies, shows and music in most formats directly without conversion.
It allows file synchronization with Dropbox, GDrive, OneDrive, Box, iCloud Drive, iTunes, direct downloads and through Wi-Fi sharing as well as streaming from SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS, UPnP/DLNA media servers and the web.
VLC offers support for advanced subtitles including full SSA compatibility, multi-track audio, playback speed control and rendering through Chromecast.

VLC is completely free and open source.
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What's New in the Latest Version 3.5.7

Last updated on Mar 18, 2024
Old Versions
· Fix runtime exceptions on iOS 9
· Improve the donation process
· Update the play queue according to the shuffle state
· Fix the favorites authentication
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Version History
3.5.7
Mar 18, 2024
· Fix runtime exceptions on iOS 9
· Improve the donation process
· Update the play queue according to the shuffle state
· Fix the favorites authentication
3.5.6
Mar 8, 2024
· Fix UPnP browsing
· Improve the favorites layout
3.5.5
Mar 4, 2024
· Minor improvements
3.5.4
Feb 28, 2024
· Fix login to network shares, especially with complex addresses
· Add option to always play media opened through third-party apps
3.5.3
Feb 23, 2024
· Fix browsing UPnP and SMB shares
3.5.2
Feb 22, 2024
· Fix aspect ratio issue leading to incomplete fullscreen image display
· Stability improvements
3.5.1
Feb 19, 2024
· Add new playback history feature
· Add A to B loop support
· Remember playback position and state for media on network servers and external devices
· Cache generated artwork for external media
· Add Siri integration to control playback in VLC and access locally stored media
· Allow folders on remote shares to be marked as favorites
· Add support for external subtitles and audio tracks
· Improve playback speed configuration for the audio player
· Allow deleting local media during search
· Show playlist durations in list view
· Add options for more flexible gesture controls during playback
· Add missing mka support declaration
· Add feature to reset the settings to their default values
· Split the automatically play next item settings for playlists and other collections
· Gather the appearance settings
· Add long press gesture to the aspect ratio button to display the ratios' list
· Add option to remember the last playback speed
· Improve CarPlay support for artists and playlists
· Improve playback continuation for very long media
· Fix opening certain LAN servers discovered by Bonjour
· Improve accessibility of the playmode buttons
· Add new Donation screen
· Add link to newly created Documentation to the Settings screen
· Update on-boarding screen
· Fix playback continuation in loop mode for the first item
· Fix playback of mp3+cdg combinations for karaoke
· Fix copy/paste/select for the server login screen
3.5.0
Feb 16, 2024
· Add new playback history feature
· Add A to B loop support
· Remember playback position and state for media on network servers and external devices
· Cache generated artwork for external media
· Add Siri integration to control playback in VLC and access locally stored media
· Allow folders on remote shares to be marked as favorites
· Add support for external subtitles and audio tracks
· Improve playback speed configuration for the audio player
· Allow deleting local media during search
· Show playlist durations in list view
· Add options for more flexible gesture controls during playback
· Add missing mka support declaration
· Add feature to reset the settings to their default values
· Split the automatically play next item settings for playlists and other collections
· Gather the appearance settings
· Add long press gesture to the aspect ratio button to display the ratios' list
· Add option to remember the last playback speed
· Improve CarPlay support for artists and playlists
· Improve playback continuation for very long media
· Fix opening certain LAN servers discovered by Bonjour
· Improve accessibility of the playmode buttons
· Add new Donation screen
· Add link to newly created Documentation to the Settings screen
· Update on-boarding screen
· Fix playback continuation in loop mode for the first item
· Fix playback of mp3+cdg combinations for karaoke
3.4.9
Sep 8, 2023
· Noticable stability improvements
· Fix distortion when playing MP3 media
· VLC core update to version 3.0.19
· Fix issue where the last frame remained visible on playback end
· Playback starts with the selected media even in shuffle mode
· Playback is no longer continued from the last position in loop mode
· New translation to Georgian and updated to Korean and Slovenian
3.4.8
Aug 17, 2023
· Second attempt to fix the heating problem
· Fix shuffle behavior
· Fix playback continuation for audio content
· Fix failed start of audio content chosen from a list
· Fix bookmark appearance on iOS 12 and earlier
· Audio player: add support for device rotation
· Player: add swipe gestures to minimize more easily
· Improved accessibility for the audio player
3.4.7
Jul 19, 2023
· Attempt to fix the heating problem
· Updates to the audio player UI
3.4.6
Jun 26, 2023
· Preserve repeat mode
· Restore chapter support for audio-only media
· Hide status bar in fullscreen mode with the dark UI appearance
· Further UI improvements
3.4.5
Jun 7, 2023
· Fix playing multiple items in a row in the requested order
· Fix minor layout issues
3.4.4
Jun 2, 2023
· Fix opening media from third party apps on iOS 13 and later
· Fix audio player performance and layout issues
· Fix rotation lock feature
· Logic and stability improvements, notably for the CarPlay integration
3.4.3
May 20, 2023
· Fix playback of audio-only media on iOS 9 and 10
3.4.2
May 18, 2023
· Fix playback on external displays including AirPlay on iOS 13 to 15
· Fix audio playback quality regression for mp3, ALAC and Apple Core Audio Format
· Last playback position is now retained when the app is killed
· Memory optimizations for audio playback
· Equalizer and pre-amp behavior improvements
· if sounds is too low for you now, enable the pre-amp in settings
· Fix performance issue within UPnP discovery
· Improve CarPlay layouts
3.4.1
May 11, 2023
· Fix playback on external displays including AirPlay
· Fix crash when searching within the audio section of the media library
· Fix intermittent black screens during video playback, especially lists
· Fix playback of playlists and certain radio / TV streams
· Fix login to and download from OneDrive
· Improve behavior of the close button during playback
· Fix crash when exporting media to other apps
3.4.0
May 2, 2023
· Add new audio playback UI
· Add support for CarPlay
· Add views for artists, albums and episodes to the media library
· Add more options to sort the media library
· Add support for bookmarks
· Add a way to contact us through the About dialog
· Improve shuffle algorithm for playback
· Indicate currently playing media in library
· Major update to internal event handling
· Performance improvements
· Add Handoff and Ethernet support for WiFi Sharing
· Add option to configure seek duration
· Rewritten OneDrive support
· Updated UPnP support
· Add information screens for complex settings
· Remove the 'variable jump duration' feature
· Add custom seek duration options
· Show media dimensions in library screen
· Add optional display of album track numbers to library screen
· Videos can be played as audio only now
· Improve login experience to box.com
· Major adaptive streaming update, notably for multiple timelies and webvtt
· Add support for DVBSub inside MKV
· Fix flac audio quality regression
· Fix some flac files that could not be played
· Improve seeking in Ogg and fragmented MP4 files
· Fix styling issues with subs tx3g (mp4) tracks
· Fix playback of live AV1 streams
· Fix crashes with VP9 streams
3.3.12
Dec 21, 2022
· Fix playback of certain network streams
· Stability improvements
3.3.11
Dec 14, 2022
· Fix browsing of Google Drive shares
· Update libvlc to version 3.0.18
· Major adaptive streaming update
· Many updates of third party libraries
· Minor UI and accessbility improvements
· Stability improvements
3.3.10
Oct 15, 2022
· Add option to configure pre-amp level
· Improve accessibility of playback speed buttons
· Stability improvements
3.3.9
Sep 24, 2022
· Fixed discovery of UPnP/DLNA servers on iOS 16
3.3.8
Sep 21, 2022
· Fix PLEX server discovery using Bonjour
· Fix progress reporting for http downloads
· Fix x-callback-url issue displaying the wrong subtitles
· Set default pre-amp level to 0 to render full dynamic range
· Improve volume and brightness gestures sensibility especially on iPad
· Migrate Google Drive login flow to continue to work after October 3rd
3.3.7
May 17, 2022
· layout improvements for playback subpanels
· stability and speed improvements
3.3.6
Apr 27, 2022
· fix minor regression from previous update

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Check the following list to see the minimum requirements of VLC media player.
iPhone
Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
iPad
Requires iPadOS 9.0 or later.
Apple TV
Requires tvOS 11.0 or later.
iPod touch
Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
VLC media player supports English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Belarusian, Bosnian, Breton, Cambodian, Catalan, Corsican, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Malay, Marathi, Norwegian Bokmål, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sardinian, Simplified Chinese, Singhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

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