Version: 2.5.13 (12051308)
Package: org.videolan.vlc
19.61 MB (20,566,570 bytes)
Min: Android 2.3 (Gingerbread, API 9)
Target: Android 8.0 (Oreo, API 26)
Supports Android Auto, Supports Android TV
Uploaded December 8, 2017 at 6:48PM UTC by Ricardo
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APK Notes:

Changes between 2.5.12 and 2.5.13:

* Fix some Artists/Albums not shown in media library
* Restore playlists from old media database
* Fix videos not disapearing after deletion
* Restore WhatsApp videos for thos who didn't had it anymore
* Add WhatsApp videos to quick access shortcuts
* Fix 'seen' check on RTL devices
* Fix chromebooks showing TV interface

Changes between 2.5.10 and 2.5.11:

* Improve external storages management
* Improve audio ducking on Android TV and Amazon TV
* Set a now playing card on Android TV for 15 minutes
* misc. fixes

Changes between 2.5.9 and 2.5.10:

* Fix browsing in subtitles picker
* Fix medialibrary initilization
* Only display end of video titles in groups
* Keep mediasession active on playback stop
* Misc. fixes

Changes between 2.5.8 and 2.5.9:

* Background/PiP option has been relocated to main preferences pages
* VLC now remembers if you want to show the current playlist or cover
* Fix crash in Videoplayer
* Fix crash in Browsers on device rotation
* Misc. fixes

* Reworked icons
* Fix audio ducking, VLC now pauses during notifications

Some users were unable to see some of their Artists/Albums in media library. We are sorry for and this update should fix it.
It will also try to recover your playlists from the old database to the new one.
* Fix videos not disappearing after deletion
* Restore WhatsApp videos for those who didn't had it anymore
* Add WhatsApp videos to quick access shortcuts
* Fix 'seen' check on RTL devices
* Fix some chromebooks showing TV interface
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.

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.

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, to hide the streaming parts.
• It needs "draw over other apps" to start the popup menu.
• 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 with Android TV version.

This release comes in several variants (we currently have 4). Consult our handy FAQ to see which download is right for you.

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