Version: 2.5.8 (12050805)
Package: org.videolan.vlc
20.19 MB (21,173,345 bytes)
Min: Android 2.3 (Gingerbread, API 9)
Target: Android 8.0 (Oreo, API 26)
Supports Android Auto, Supports Android TV
Uploaded November 7, 2017 at 5:35PM UTC by Ricardo
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APK Notes:

Changes between 2.5.7 and 2.5.8:

* Fix deadlock at app startup
* Quick access shortcuts in file browser
* Fix popup player on Android 2.3
* Misc. fixes

Changes between 2.5.6 and 2.5.7:

* Restore sound ducking behavior
* Fix chatpers display in advances video playback options
* Reset current playlist to beginning on end reached
* Re-enable media style notification on recent Huawei devices
* don't use any equalizer by default
* Misc. fixes

* Fix crash on main view refresh
* Fix crash when removing usb stick while palying a video on it
* Fix crash on ML settings launch while scanning
* Fix ML settings display

Changes between 2.5.4 and 2.5.5:

* Ask storage permission when launched from another app
* Fix PiP with Oreo when ratio values are incorrect
* Save current list on playback stop, fixes video saved in audio list
* Remove video player activity animations
* Crashes fixes

Changes between 2.5.3 and 2.5.4:

* Set services foreground on Oreo
* Ellipsize end of filenames in browsers
* Add 'stop' action in notification
* Fix media loading from 3rd party apps
* Fix resume point not saved on TV
* Fix popup crashing on some devices
* Misc. bugfixes

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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