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VLC Media Player Potentially Coming to Apple Vision Pro

Wednesday March 13, 2024 5:41 am PDT by
VideoLAN is working on bringing its popular open source VLC media player to Apple Vision Pro, according to tech newsletter Lowpass. The non-profit organization said it was currently developing a version for Apple's spatial computing headset. "We already have a version of VLC running on the Vision Pro," VideoLAN president Jean-Baptiste Kempf told Lowpass writer Janko Roettgers. However,...
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VLC Media Player for macOS Updated With Native M1 Support

Monday January 18, 2021 11:58 pm PST by
Popular media player VLC for macOS was today updated to version 3.0.12, bringing native support for Apple silicon Macs, including Apple's latest M1-equipped MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini models. VLC 3's capabilities include automatic hardware decoding for 4K and 8K playback, support for 10-bit HDR, 360-degree video and 3D audio, and Chromecast streaming with support for...

VLC for iOS Gains Chromecast Support

Wednesday July 18, 2018 4:41 pm PDT by
Popular media player VLC for iOS was today updated to version 3.1, introducing long-awaited support for Chromecast. Chromecast functionality has been a highly requested feature from VLC users. With the update, the VLC app for iOS can stream content to Chromecast-enabled devices. Today's update also brings support for viewing 360-degree videos in VLC by moving the iPhone around, and it...
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VLC 3.0 Update Adds Cross-Platform 4K and 8K Hardware Decoding, HDR10, Chromecast Support, and More

Saturday February 10, 2018 3:14 am PST by
VideoLAN on Friday released VLC 3.0 "Vetinari", a major update to the popular media player that is rolling out across all platforms, including macOS, iOS, and tvOS. Version 3 includes a huge number of new features and improvements to the app, including automatic hardware decoding for 4K and 8K playback, support for 10-bit HDR, 360-degree video and 3D audio, and Chromecast streaming with...
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Skype, Tidal, VLC, Feedly and Other Apps Optimized for iPhone X

Friday December 8, 2017 6:50 am PST by
A handful of popular apps have been optimized for the iPhone X over the past few days. We've rounded up some of the notable ones below. Each of these apps now support the iPhone X's new screen size, rather than having a letterboxed design with black bars at the top and bottom. Skype VLC Tidal Feedly LINE Viber PlayStation Vue Bank of AmericaIf you have an iPhone X and use any of...
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VLC for Apple TV Now Available on tvOS App Store

Tuesday January 12, 2016 7:52 am PST by
Following a lengthy beta testing period, VideoLAN has announced that its VLC app is now available for the fourth-generation Apple TV on the tvOS App Store. The app is a full port of the VLC media player and supports virtually all video formats in line with the VLC for iOS app. There are also many tvOS-specific features. - Content Discovery: The app automatically discovers video files...

VLC and Plex Apps Coming to New Apple TV

Monday September 14, 2015 1:20 pm PDT by
Apple's latest fourth-generation Apple TV includes a dedicated App Store, which will allow users to access many apps and features that were not previously available on the older Apple TV. Popular media streaming apps Plex and VLC, for example, are both coming to the Apple TV, with tvOS versions already in the works. The developers behind VLC announced their work on a tvOS app this morning,...

Popular Media Player App 'VLC' Slowly Returning to the App Store

Monday February 16, 2015 6:18 am PST by
A few users began reporting on Reddit yesterday the return of popular alternative media player app VLC to the iOS App Store. The app, which arrives as a 2.4.1 update including iPhone 6 and 6 Plus support, is still rolling out to all users and currently shows as unavailable in the App Store for most countries, although some users who had previously downloaded the app before its removal have been...