VLC for Android 1.7.0 released early this month, is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. VLC for Android can play any video and audio files, as well as network streams and DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC. VLC for Android is a full audio player, with a complete database, an equalizer and filters, playing all weird audio formats.
- Plays all files, in all formats, like the classic VLC.
- Audio and video media library, with full search.
- Support for network streams, including HLS.
- Supports Android from version 2.2 (platform-8).
- Supports ARMv6, ARMv7, MIPS and x86.
- Supports secondary display.
- Subtitles support, embedded and external, including ASS and DVD subtitles.
- Multi audio or subtitles tracks selection.
- Multi-core decoding.
- Supports full hardware decoding.
- Gestures, headphones control.
- Audio equalizer
VLC for Android 1.7.0 update
- Fix a few crashes and deadlocks, and issues with some broken phones
- Remove many permissions from the application, and is the first step for Android 6.0 permissions (planned for 1.8.0)
- There is a new subtitle engine, for complex text and Unicode support..
- Changed the notification, the lockscreen and the Bluetooth control to be more standard
- Work done to simplify the code and use more standard libraries and widgets