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VLC for Android receives a major update that adds Android Auto and picture-in-picture support

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VLC, one of the most popular media players for Android devices, hadn't received an important update for almost a year. Today, developers announced they have decided to deliver a host of new features to VLC via a comprehensive update.

If you've been a VLC user, then you'll be pleased to know that the media player will be getting PiP (picture-in-picture) support on Android Oreo devices, as well as Android Auto implementation.

Moreover, 360-degree video support has been added too, along with a more dynamic and Material-compliant user interface. New Search activity and integration with Google Now will be added after the update, along with improved app and video player startup speed.

There's also a new DayNight mode available, along with a new gesture that allows users to double tap on the screen edges in the video player to seek by 10 seconds. Last but not least, the update adds custom equalizer presets, as well as audio boost in video player.

But these are just some of the most important new features delivered in this update, so make sure to click on the link below for a more comprehensive list of changes.

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