No doubt VLC is the Swiss Army Knife in Desktop Media Players. VLC easily plays all types of audio and video files that makes it the first choice of many computer users. So what about getting this well sought media player for android. Finally here it is. Beta version of VLC for Android is just out. Sadly the beta version is only for devices with a CPU ARMv7 supporting NEON.
The release of VLC for Android is actually expected. The mobile team of VLC has given hints about their readiness for release in tweets recently, but indirectly.
Features of VLC Android Media Player
- VLC for Android™ plays most local video and audio files, as well as network streams, like the desktop version of VLC.
- VLC for Android has a media library for audio and video files, and allows to browse folders directly.
- VLC has support for multi-track audio and subtitles. It supports auto-rotation, aspect-ratio adjustements and gestures to control volume.
- It also includes a widget for audio control, supports audio headsets control, covert art and a complete audio media library.
As per VLC Mobile Team they are planning lots of changes to this version including the UI. So it is upto you whether to try this awesome app now because it may have bugs. It’s intended for power users.
If you wish you can try the first official version of VLC Media Player, VLC Beta, for Android from Google Play.