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VLC App Gets Support for Apple CarPlay

VLC App Gets Support for Apple CarPlay

Posted May 3, 2023 at 3:08pm by iClarified
The VLC app has been updated with a new audio playback UI, support for Apple CarPlay, Hand off Ethernet support for WiFi Sharing, and much more.

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player. It can play all your movies, shows and music in most formats directly without conversion. It allows file synchronization with Dropbox, GDrive, OneDrive, Box, iCloud Drive, iTunes, direct downloads and through Wi-Fi sharing as well as streaming from SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS, UPnP/DLNA media servers and the web. VLC offers support for advanced subtitles including full SSA compatibility, multi-track audio, playback speed control and rendering through Chromecast.

Check out the changelog below...

What's New In This Version:
· Add new audio playback UI
· Add support for CarPlay
· Add views for artists, albums and episodes to the media library
· Add more options to sort the media library
· Add support for bookmarks
· Add a way to contact us through the About dialog
· Improve shuffle algorithm for playback
· Indicate currently playing media in library
· Major update to internal event handling
· Performance improvements
· Add Handoff and Ethernet support for WiFi Sharing
· Add option to configure seek duration
· Rewritten OneDrive support
· Updated UPnP support
· Add information screens for complex settings
· Remove the 'variable jump duration' feature
· Add custom seek duration options
· Show media dimensions in library screen
· Add optional display of album track numbers to library screen
· Videos can be played as audio only now
· Improve login experience to box.com
· Major adaptive streaming update, notably for multiple timelies and webvtt
· Add support for DVBSub inside MKV
· Fix flac audio quality regression
· Fix some flac files that could not be played
· Improve seeking in Ogg and fragmented MP4 files
· Fix styling issues with subs tx3g (mp4) tracks
· Fix playback of live AV1 streams
· Fix crashes with VP9 streams

You can download VLC media player from the App Store for free.


VLC App Gets Support for Apple CarPlay
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