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VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files, and various streaming protocols.

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News & Updates

2017-03-09

Following the recent revelations from Wikileaks about the use of VLC by the CIA, you can download the official statement from the VideoLAN organization here.

2017-02-24

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to publish beta version 2.1 of VLC for Android today
It brings 360° video & faster audio codecs passthru support, performances improvements, Android auto integration and a refreshed UX.
See all new features and get it

2016-06-21

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to publish version 2.0 of VLC for Android today
It supports network shares browsing and playback, video playlists, downloading subtitles, pop-up video view and multiwindows, the new releases of the Android operating system, and merged Android TV and Android packages.
Get it now! and give us your feedback.

2016-06-05

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to publish version 2.2.4 of VLC media player today
This fourth stable release of the "WeatherWax" version of VLC fixes a few bugs reported on VLC 2.2.3 for Windows XP and certain audio files. It also includes updated codecs libraries and fixes a security issue when playing specifically crafted QuickTime files as well as a 3rd party security issue in libmad.
Read more about it on our release page.

2016-05-19

Due to unscheduled maintenance on one of our servers, some git repositories, the trac bug tracker and mailing-lists are currently not available. We are restoring the services, but we can't give detailed information when everything will be back online. Note that downloads from this website, git repositories on code.videolan.org, the wiki and the forum are not affected.
Important: Any communication send to email addresses on the videolan.org domain (aka yourdude@videolan.org) won't reach the receiver.

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Development Blogs

Geoffrey Métais: DiffUtil off the UI thread

DiffUtil steps Threading Skip queued updates Code factorization As stated in the previous post, we do process all DiffUtil.DiffResult calculations in main thread to preserve adapter state consistency. But in VLC, we have to de[...]

Geoffrey Métais: Recyclerview++ with DiffUtil

DiffUtil is an AppCompat utility class developed to ease Recyclerview updates. You just pass it the new dataset and current one and it automagically handles all the notifyItemRange* events to provide cool RecyclerView animations or subtle [...]

Geoffrey Métais: Announcing VLC 2.1 beta release!

Not so much activity on Play Store since v2.0.6 release. I’ve been quite busy but VLC keeps going on with very interesting evolutions! This post will only deal with features, not their implementation. I will later publish other posts, mo[...]

Geoffrey Métais: Tips for VLC

Here are some hidden features of VLC on Android. Tips STOP playback service Repeat video Reorder media in current playlist Load last playlist Next/previous by swipe Video player bindings STOP playback service The[...]

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