Applidium today announced that its VLC Media Player application has gone universal, adding compatibility for the iPhone and iPod touch to the iPad version released last month.
This new version brings in the following major improvements:
- It works on the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4, as well as 3rd and 4th generation iPods.
- Decoding is quite a lot faster than in the previous version
- You can now open attachments from other applications, as well as RTSP and MMS streams.
VLC is a popular open source media player for the Mac and other platforms, offering compatibility with a wide array of video formats. The VideoLAN team behind VLC offered its blessing to Applidium in that group's efforts to bring the application to iOS devices.