Version: 2.5.2 (12050207)
Package: org.videolan.vlc
19.17 MB (20,099,713 bytes)
Min: Android 2.3 (Gingerbread, API 9)
Target: Android 8.0 (Oreo, API 26)
Supports Android Auto, Supports Android TV
Uploaded October 4, 2017 at 7:22PM UTC by Ricardo
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APK Notes:

Changes between 2.5.1 and 2.5.2:

* Update translations
* Fix media position not resumed in some cases
* Block medialibrary folders settings access while ML is working
* Delay storage dialog, it could be missed on upgrade
* Misc. crashes fixed

Changes between 2.5.0 and 2.5.1:

* Preserve playback speed between video player and popup mode
* Disable file suppression on Oreo, because of missing permission
* Reset FAB visibility on action mode clearance
* Fix 'Now Playing' card disappearing on TV
* Misc bugfixes

Changes between 2.0.6 and 2.5.0:

* 360° videos support
* Android Auto implementation
* More dynamic and Material-compliant UI
* Enable Picture-In-Picture mode on Android O
* Refactored MediaLibrary
* DayNight mode integration
* New Search activity and integration with Google Now
* Resume position for audio media tagged as audiobook or podcast
* Double tap on screen edges in video player to seek by 10s
* Audio boost in video player
* Custom equalizer presets
* Restored double/long click on remote play to skip songs
* Allow network browsing & discovery when connected to a VPN
* Sort options in Video, browsers & Audio sub-categories
* Improve RTL support
* 'Seen' check on seen videos
* Update notification when playlist is ended
* Improve app & video player startup speed
* Support for screens with aspect ratio up to 18.5:9

* Picture-In-Picture mode integration
* Improved theme with dynamic background

* Switch to clang and libc++_shared using ndk13
* 360° videos support
* OpenGLES 2.0 is now used to render video (for software decoders)
* AV1 codec support
* Support for VP8/VP9/VP10 in MP4
* HDMI passthrough
* Improve MP4V/H264/HEVC adaptive playback performances

Changes between 2.1.20 and 2.5.0:

* Fix playback launch from widget or headset
* Fix browser overlapping other views
* Fix display in audio when no audio has been discovered
* Misc. fixes

VLC on Android 2.0.6
2.0.6 is an update fixing crashes, updating codecs and saving the audio delay for BT headphones.
2.0 introduces a large number of features, notably network disk browsing (Windows shares, UPnP, NFS, SFTP...), favorite folders and URLs, video playlists, popup video, new permissions support, subtitles download, rewritten notifications and control, and a new history.
The Android TV and Android versions were merged, so that every device can get the updated Android TV look.
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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