VLC for Android Stories September 21, 2021

VLC for Android v3.4 adds bookmarks, improved audio player, Android Auto tweaks, plus more

We’ve been waiting a long time for a major update to VLC for Android, and v3.4 might not seem like it at face value, but it adds a number of important tweaks and improvements to the popular multi-format media player.

VLC for Android Stories February 10, 2018

How to use VLC to cast local content from Android or Windows to a Chromecast

With VLC’s 3.0 update, it has introduced some slight design tweaks and new features. The best one, though, is the ability to cast local content directly from your Android or Windows devices. Here’s how…

VLC for Android Stories July 21, 2014

DVDs gathering dust on your shelves? Now it’s easy to watch them on your Android device

Watching DVDs on an Android device just got easier, thanks to VLC for Android. No ripping, no transcoding, no issues with DRM-protected content – just view ISO images of DVDs directly.

Planet VideoLAN announced that version of VLC for Android now has the same support for viewing DVD ISO images as the desktop version. Because it’s playing the image directly, it should work exactly as it does in a DVD player, including menus, subtitles, multiple audio tracks and bonus material.

Planet VideoLAN also says that the app runs well on low-spec devices, so a bunch of DVDs and a cheap Chinese tablet could be the easiest way to entertain the kids on a car journey. The app is a volunteer-run non-profit project, free to download but with a suggested $5 donation.

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