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The description of VLC for Android


VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols.

This is the port of VLC media player to the Android™ platform. VLC for Android can play any video and audio files, as well as network streams, network shares and drives, and DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC.

VLC for Android is a full audio player, with a complete database, an equalizer and filters, playing all weird audio formats.

VLC is intended for everyone, is totally free, has no ads, no in-app-purchases, no spying and is developed by passionate volunteers. All the source code is available for free.


Features
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VLC for Android™ plays most local video and audio files, as well as network streams (including adaptive streaming), DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC. It also support disk shares.

All formats are supported, including MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, Ogg, FLAC, TS, M2TS, Wv and AAC. All codecs are included with no separate downloads. It supports subtitles, Teletext and Closed Captions.

VLC for Android has a media library for audio and video files, and allows to browse folders directly.

VLC has support for multi-track audio and subtitles. It supports auto-rotation, aspect-ratio adjustments and gestures to control volume, brightness and seeking.

It also includes a widget for audio control, supports audio headsets control, cover art and a complete audio media library.


Permissions
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VLC for Android needs access to those categories:
• "Photos/Media/Files" to read your all media files :)
• "Storage" to read your all media files on SD cards :)
• "Other" to check network connections, change the volume, set the ringtone, run on Android TV and display the popup view, see below for details.

Permission Details :
• It needs "read the contents of your USB storage", in to order to read your media files on it.
• It needs "modify or delete the contents of your USB storage", in order to allow deletion of files and store subtitles.

• It needs "full network access", to open network and internet streams.
• It needs "prevent phone from sleeping" in order to prevent... your phone from sleeping when watching a video.
• It needs "change your audio settings", in order to change audio volume.
• It needs "modify system settings", in order to allow you to change your audio ringtone.
• It needs "view network connections" in order to monitor whether device is connected or not.
• It needs "draw over other apps" to start the custom picture-in-picture widget.
• It needs "control vibration" to give feedback on the controls.
• It needs "run at startup" to set recommendations on Android TV launcher screen, only used on Android TV devices.
• It needs "microphone" to provide voice search on Android TV devices, only asked on Android TV devices.
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VLC for Android Varies with device APK for Android Varies with device+

Version Varies with device for Android Varies with device+
Update on 2022-11-05
Installs 100.000.000++
File size 36.134.548 bytes
Permissions view permissions
What's new * Fix permission check on Android 12
* Fix the video playlist mode on TV
* Minor graphical fixes and improvements

FAQs

  • VLC for Android™ VLC for Android is a full port of VLC media player to the Android™ platform. It can play any video and audio files, network streams and DVD ISOs, like the classic version of VLC. VLC features a full music player, a media database, equalizer and filters, and numerous other features.
  • Open the Play Store app in your Android device. Search for “VLC Media Player” or just click on this link to reach VLC Media Player at the Play Store. Tap on install and the installation process begins. Once the required file is downloaded to your device, it is installed automatically.
  • VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols.
  • VLC is one of the most popular Android media players. It is famous for its vast codec support and you can even watch DVD ISOs with this app along with online streams, most music codecs, and all kinds of other media files.
  • Yes, VLC media player is safe to install. It is a very powerful media player that supports many media file formats so you do not require any other media player software. Also, some special features have in VLC media player.
  • Most of the users love to play all media files on VLC while working on computer whereas MX player is rated as best solution for android platform. Those who cannot tolerate annoying ads on screen are advised to go ahead with VLC and the second option is to spend on professional version of MX player.
  • However, there are ways to side load the applications on smartphones, at least on Google Android platform....59 Chinese apps banned in India and their alternatives:
  • VLC for Android is a well-designed, slick app that allows you to watch videos and play audio on your Android phone. It trumps built-in video players by offering a huge degree of customizability in terms of both playback, ordering, and app settings.
  • Best VLC Alternatives for Android. KMP Player. One of the oldest media player and an alternative to the VLC media player for the Android platform is KMP player. ... MX Player. ... Video Player All Format – XPlayer. ... BSPlayer FREE. ... GOM Player. ... Kodi.
  • Let's get right into the top 20 best video players for Android.
    • MX Player: Video Player, Movies, Songs & Games App. ...
    • VLC for Android. ...
    • PlayerXtreme Media Player – Movies & Streaming. ...
    • KMPlayer – All Video Player & Music Player. ...
    • Video Player All Format – XPlayer. ...
    • FX Player: all-in-one video Player. ...
    • Video Player – OPlayer. ...
    • nPlayer.
  • 1. VLC for Android. If you're looking for a versatile, all-in-one media player that'll play just about any file format that you can throw at it, then give VLC for Android a spin. Out of the box, VLCcan play almost anything from the ubiquitous MP3 and MP4 files to more unusual formats such as MKV and FLAC.
  • Conclusion. VLC is an excellent video player on any platform, with controls you won't find in other apps from the genre. The redesign in the latest version looks great, keeping almost all the controls in one easy-to-browse menu with tons of options for uploading content.
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