VLC developers bring extensive update




The developers of VLC have released a massive update to the popular media player. They have released the player at the same time for various platforms, including TV now for Android and Windows Phone.The developers made ​​the 2.2.0 version, “Weatherwax” called, Friday available for different platforms. They support the latest version except iOS , Android , OS X and Windows now TV Android , Windows Phone and Windows RT . For the last three it comes to public beta versions.

Developing Weatherwax lasted a year. At that time fiksten developers about a thousand bugs and improved the stability of the program when playing ‘problematic files “as .ogg and .mp4. In addition, they have several new features added to VLC. For example, the desktop version can now play a clip at a point where it left off before the program ended.

Even that version now has a so-called in-app downloader, like Firefox. In addition, some VLC versions of the swivel screens when someone holds a device horizontally. This should work according to the developers at least in mp4, MOV, MKV and raw h264 files.

The devs also took the mobile versions of VLC progress. They rest on the Android version, whose beta predicate is now permanently deleted, a new interface that is consistent with Google’s Material Design. In addition, they met with public test version of Windows Phone, Windows RT and Android TV.

Incidentally features “Weatherwax” not yet on the long-awaited Chromecast support. The developers say that “partial support” end of the year follows in version 3.0. In the release notes surfaced previously only still prompts.

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