For a long time now, we’ve all been waiting for VLC, one of the most famous media player on Android to release its new version. Just recently, the company released a new version for its product, VLC 2.O. This new version of VLC for Android comes with many new features that will interest us all.
For those who don’t know about this video player, VLC media player is a multimedia player that can play different multimedia files including discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. VLC for Android can play any audio or video file, and has already gotten tens of million download on Android and its currently becoming as popular as it is on Mac or Windows. As part of its growth, VLC has introduced a new and interesting version.
You should know that VLC has already been lined up for compatibility on the new Android N. While concerning user’s privacy, VLC has reduced the number of dangerous permission that are usually requested, permissions such as ‘access media files’.
They surely did not forget to add one of the most requested features; the ability to access files located on local area networks and servers directly from the VLC player.
VLC now accepts DLNA/ UPnP, WINDOWS SHARES, SFTP, FTP (S) AND NFS. The application is also able to detect every subtitles associated to each video.
There is more, it is now possible to download subtitles of videos directly from the application itself.
Among all the recent updates, there is also the possibility of the Playlist to play videos in a pop-up mode (with the support of Samsung and LG multi-window modes), preview video history and also make use of the Android interface on your TV through a smartphone or tablet.
You can download the new version from the Google Play Store.