VLC media player for iOS updated with iPhone X and 4k videos support

It's been less than a week since VLC, one of the most popular media players for mobile devices, received an important update on Android, and the iOS version is getting the same treatment.

As expected, the new update brings support for iPhone X, but also some fixes that should prevent the app from acting erratically on devices powered by iOS 7 and iOS 8. On top of that, the update adds support for HEVC (High-Efficiency Video Coding ) 4K videos. Some general bug fixes have been implemented too, so you should have a smoother experienced now.

If you haven't yet tried VLC for Mobile, you should know the app can play movies, shows and music in most formats directly without conversion. Additionally, the media player allows file synchronization with Dropbox, GDrive, OneDrive, Box, iCloud Drive, iTunes, direct downloads and through WiFi sharing, as well as streaming from media servers and the web.

Last but not least, VLC features support for advanced subtitles including multi-track audio, and playback speed control. Also, it's free to download and use.

source: App Store via 9to5mac



1. dufis

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 27, 2014

4k in no 4k screen

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3. Bfrenz

Posts: 285; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

It used to play 4k back in 2015 in my iPad Air2. Maybe hevc codec compatibility now?

4. AlexKorv

Posts: 31; Member since: Apr 02, 2018

Lol, this player is still used?:)

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