Video Players
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Version: 3.1.0 (13010055)
x86
Package: org.videolan.vlc
340 downloads
26.86 MB (28,168,642 bytes)
Supports installation on external storage.
Min: Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean MR1, API 17)
Target: Android 9.0 (Pie, API 28)
nodpi
Supports Android Auto, Supports Android TV
Uploaded March 26, 2019 at 1:42AM UTC by Ricardo
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APK Notes:

Changes between 3.1.0-RC4 and 3.1.0:
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Application:
* Fix button focus not visible
* Fix wrong folders scanned after onboarding
* Fix media in history with '?' in mrl
* Crash fixes

VLC:
* Fix SMBv1/v2 conflict

Changes between 3.1.0-RC3 and 3.1.0-RC4:
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Application:
* Fix resume dialog in video player
* Fix Medialibrary not fully loaded from Android Auto
* Fix media deletion from Album view
* Player crashes fixes

VLC:
* TLS crash fix
* dav1d v0.2.1

Medialibrary:
* Fix internal storage considered as 'removable'

Changes between 3.1.0-RC2 and 3.1.0-RC3:
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Application:
* Fix network files playback
* Android Auto: 'Shuffle All' feature
* Fix controls not shown in video player if gestures were disabled
* Streams: add 'append' context option
* Update translations
* Handle external content opening on ChromeOS
* Close button in playback notification for not pausable streams
* Refine video player gestures
* Misc. crash fixes

Changes between 3.1.0-RC1 and 3.1.0-RC2:
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Application:
* Retain current renderer object
* Disconnect from renderer on app going background (if not playing)
* Minor bugfixes

TV:
* Improve Homescreen channel

Changes between 3.0.99 and 3.1.0-RC1:
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Application:
* Improved onboarding screen
* Handle UI Mode change in video player
* History now displays covers/thumbs
* Fix playback of streams with '?' in url
* Various crash fixes

Application:
* minSDK is now 17 (Android 4.2)
* Onboarding screen for new users
* Option to group videos by folders
* SMB 2/3
* Android Auto is back!
* External storages support on Chromebooks (ChromeOS v72+)
* Launcher shortcuts
* OTG devices browsing
* A-B repeat
* Sorting preferences are now saved
* Improve support of very large media libraries

TV:
* Homescreen channels
* Media sorting and videos grouping
* Manual network share setting
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, 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.
• It needs "record audio" to provide voice search on Android TV devices, 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.

Variant
Arch
Version
DPI
13010054
March 26, 2019
armeabi-v7a
Android 4.2+
nodpi
13010055
March 26, 2019
x86
Android 4.2+
nodpi
13010057
March 20, 2019
arm64-v8a
Android 4.2+
nodpi
13010058
March 26, 2019
x86_64
Android 4.2+
nodpi
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