VLC For iOS Is Coming Back To The App Store Tomorrow


VLC for iOS is making a return to the App Store after a licensing dispute got the popular video player pulled from the App Store over two years ago.

The visual appearance of the app has remained fairly consistent to the old version from 2010. The app was completely rewritten and is much faster thanks to modern output modules for audio and video, and offers multi-core decoding and support for any video files available in VLC media player for desktop operating systems.

Along with the faster performance, VLC for iOS 2.0 has a number of new features, including the ability to sync media via WiFi, Dropbox, 3rd party apps, or web download. It also added support for network streams, video filters, subtitle rendering, and more.

The free app requires iOS 5.1 or later and will be available on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch tomorrow.

  • vbroido

    Wow Buster i’m in Australia and it’s not there! Has it been pulled off again!?

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