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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

2017-02-24

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.

2016-05-03

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to publish version 2.2.3 of VLC media player today
This third stable release of the "WeatherWax" version of VLC fixes more than 30 important bugs reported on VLC 2.2.2. It also includes updated codecs libraries and fixes 3rd party libraries security issues.
Read more about it on our release page.

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Development Blogs

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[...]

Rémi Duraffort: LAVA events

For some releases now, LAVA server is publishing events every time: a Job status change (Submitted, Running, ...) a Device status change (Idle, Reserved, ...) The stream of events is public and anyone can subscribe and receive updates. A [...]

Rémi Duraffort: Testing LAVA with DummySys

For more than 3 years now, I have been working on LAVA. Looking at the documentation: LAVA is an automated validation architecture primarily aimed at testing deployments of systems based around the Linux kernel on ARM devices, specifically[...]

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[videolan] Venez à Brest parler de VLC! https://t.co/wLSysdp4RP

[videolan] VideoLAN has been selected as a Google Summer of Code 2017 (@gsoc) mentor organization. https://t.co/LjUvZw150C

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[videolan] Many more details about this VLC for Android beta version and the features within! https://t.co/VNm2yoM2z0

[videolan] The first beta of VLC for Android 2.1.0 is now on the store for testers: https://t.co/uEnZM5yDMb This will become a major release... 1/2