VLC media player app has Obtained the latest version 3.1 on iOS, released by VideoLAN.
The update comes months later version 3.0 has been launched in February this year, and brings with it an array of new capabilities. These include aid for Google’s Chromecast loading devices, enhanced audio playback quality, and also the ability to see 360-degree videos by moving the phone around. It also comes with a fix for a bug which did not display files stored on the phone, and fixes for regression problems in downloaded files and Google Drive login. Document size of the app is about 46MB, and also the newest version is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS 9.0 and above.
The changelog also shows a fix for a regression that prevented the downloading of particular media files through http.
Back in February 2018, VLC 3.0 was declared as a major upgrade to the media player and brought updates across Android, iOS, macOS, Windows, Android, Apple TV, and Chrome OS. As part of an overhaul, this version is promised to have mended 1,500 existing bugs. For movie enthusiasts, the VLC media player had obtained aid for 12-bit codecs in addition to for extended colorspaces. A new subtitle rendering engine, with support for ComplexTextLayout, was also inserted in the version’s changelog.
Founded initially in 2001, VLC media player is a totally free, open source, cross-platform player available on mobile platforms including Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Tizen, and desktop platforms. The media player supports multiple video and audio formats, and has the ability to stream media on computer networks.