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The 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.
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Developer
Videolabs
Updated
Sep 19, 2022
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16 MB
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Description

The 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 the 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, just like the desktop version of VLC.

VLC for Android is a complete audio player with a full database, equalizer, and filters that play all the weird audio formats.

VLC is for everyone, it’s completely free, has no ads, no in-app purchases, no spyware, and is developed by passionate volunteers. All source code is freely available.

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

All formats are supported including MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, Ogg, FLAC, TS, M2TS, Wv, and AAC. All codecs are included without separate downloads. Supports subtitles, Teletext, and subtitles.

VLC for Android has a media library for audio and video files and lets you browse folders directly.

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

It also includes an audio control widget, supports headphone control, cover art, and a full audio media library.

PERMISSION
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VLC for Android needs access to these categories:
• “Photos/Media/Files” to read all your media files 🙂
• “Storage” to read all media files from SD cards 🙂
• “Other” to check network connections, change volume, set ringtone, run on Android TV and show popup view, see below for details.

Allowed details:
• It must “read the contents of the USB storage” in order to read the media files on it.
• It needs to “modify or delete the contents of your USB storage” to allow deleting files and storing subtitles.

• Needs “full network access”, to open network and internet streams.
• It needs “prevent phone from sleeping” to prevent… your phone from ringing when you watch a video.
• “Change audio settings” is required to change the audio volume.
• It needs “modify system settings” to allow you to change your audio ringtone.
• It needs “view network connections” to monitor whether the device is connected or not.
• Needs “draw over other apps” to start custom picture-in-picture widget.
• Needs “control vibration” to provide feedback on controls.
• “Run on startup” is required to set recommendations on the Android TV splash screen, only used on Android TV devices.
• Needs a “microphone” to provide voice search on Android TV devices, only required on Android TV devices.

What's new

* Fix UPnP/DLNA discovery
* Widget fixes and improvements
* Improve the history settings
* Improve the screenshot feature
* Minor graphical improvements
* Fix some playback issues
* Fix some thumbnail generation issues
* Crash fixes

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