What's New

∙ Added support for Apple Watch - control VLC from your watch!
- playback control
- media info
- library browsing
∙ Added mini-player to browse the library during playback
∙ Added support for looping playlists
∙ New ingest mechanism for audio files
∙ Improved remote command support
∙ Improved thumbnail generation
∙ Improved thumbnail and web interface performance on devices with A5 SoC and above
∙ Fixed crash when playing media from a folder or music album on iPad
∙ Fixed crash when app goes to background while a video is playing
∙ Fixed privacy leak when using a passcode to protect the library
∙ Removed stray popup announcing VLC's crash all the time while it actually
didn't crash before, but terminated by the user
∙ Added support for password-protected PLEX shares
∙ Thumbnails displayed in the media library are updated to the last playback position
∙ Improved reliability when sharing media library on the local network
∙ Improved media library search delivering more accurate results
∙ Fixed 'crop to fill screen' on iPad
∙ Fixed issue which prevented downloading of a few files via UPnP
∙ Fixed crash when screen is being locked during playback
∙ A large number of bug fixes affecting most parts of the app

Note: following a legal request, we had to remove support for the AC-3, E-AC-3 and MLP multi-channel audio codecs in version 2.4.0.

App Description

VLC for iOS is a port of the free VLC media player to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
It can play all your movies and shows in most formats directly without conversion.
It allows file synchronization with Dropbox, GDrive, iTunes, direct download and through an embedded upload web server as well as streaming from UPnP media servers.

VLC on iOS is completely free and open source.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • July 02, 2015 New version 2.6.0
  • May 03, 2015 New version 2.5.1
  • March 28, 2015 New version 2.5.0
  • March 01, 2015 New version 2.4.1
  • April 19, 2014 New version 2.3.0
  • February 11, 2014 New version 2.2.2
  • January 20, 2014 New version 2.2.0
  • October 18, 2013 New version 2.1.3
  • October 10, 2013 New version 2.1.2
  • September 19, 2013 New version 2.1.1
  • September 07, 2013 New version 2.1.0
  • July 23, 2013 New version 2.0.2
  • July 19, 2013 Initial release