VLC for iOS Returns to the App Store With Wi-Fi Upload, Dropbox Integration, More

Posted July 18, 2013 at 5:31pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 23678 views

VLC for iOS has returned to the App Store and it brings a host of new features. The media player app was removed due to copyright issues between the GNU General Public License and the AppStore terms of use. According to MacRumors, the new app is fully open-source and the video playback and library kits are available for integration by other developers to avoid further copyright issues. An SDK will be released later this summer.

Today, it’s my pleasure to announce that VLC for iOS is back on the App Store. It’s available free of charge in any country, requires iOS 5.1 or later and runs on any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. This is more than an upgrade of the initial version: it’s a full re-write. From the ground-up. Relying on the power of MobileVLCKit and its underlying libvlc, we started with modern video and audio output modules offering faster drawing, full support for 10bit H264 encodings, retina displays and lower latency.

● Wi-Fi Upload - Allows users to upload files directly to the iOS version of VLC through a web browser on the PC or Mac.
● Dropbox Integration - Play media directly from Dropbox or download it for offline playback.
● Download from Web - Download files from any web server for offline playback
● Network Streams - Play any network streams support by VLC media player for desktop operating systems
● 3rd-Party App Integration - Any app with a 'share' dialog can use VLC for iOS for media playback
● Video Filters - Video playback can be modified for brightness, contrast, hue, saturation or gamma in real time.

You can download VLC for iOS from the App Store for free. It's already available in New Zealand and will hit the U.S. App Store late tonight.

Read More [via MacRumors]

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iphone freak - July 19, 2013 at 4:05pm
go to your itunes (US) and download VLC by clicking the download button not the icon. Click the VLC icon = not available in US Click the download button = starts downloading
- - July 19, 2013 at 1:35pm
It's here in the US Store: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id650377962
rokl - July 19, 2013 at 12:57pm
I was able to download videos from dropbox, but direct playback from dropbox (as stated in the article) doesn't seem to be implemented. Or anyone found out how to do it?
CJ - July 19, 2013 at 11:50am
Not in the Canadian store.
John Kimble - July 19, 2013 at 1:01am
search for videolan in the appstore and it shows up
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