VLC for android now available on Google Play

Written by Tushar. Posted in News

VLC for android is now available on Google Play, with this now any kind of media file can be seamlessly played on a Android based smartphone. This media player for android is still in its beta stage and was officially released on  July 2, 2012. Currently the beta version is targeted for power users and hackers.

VLC for android

Since last year VLC for android was announced being in development stage and now a beta version is finally in Google Play.

The beta version of VLC for android features

  • Plays all files, in all formats, like the classic VLC.
  • Audio and video media library, with full search.
  • Support for network streams, including HLS.
  • Supports Android from version 2.1 (platform-7).
  • Supports ARMv6, ARMv7 and ARMv7+NEON.
  • Subtitles support, embedded and external, including ASS and DVD subtitles.
  • Multi audio or subtitles tracks selection.
  • Multi-core decoding, for Cortex-A7 A9 and A15 chips.
  • Experimental hardware decoding.
  • Gestures, headphones control.

Recommended phones for using VLC are

  • Galaxy Nexus; (OMAP 4460)
  • HTC One X; (Tegra 3)
  • Samsung Galaxy S3; (Exynos 4 Quad)
  • Motorola Defy; (OMAP 3610)
  • HTC Desire; (QSD8250 Snapdragon)
  • Nexus one. (QSD8250 Snapdragon)

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