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VLC media player brings its multi-format playback to the Apple TV

Popular media player VLC has arrived on the Apple TV, offering playback for a wide variety of both audio and video formats from devices attached to your network.

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VLC gains support for iPad Pro, Split View multitasking, and watchOS 2

Versatile media player VLC has been updated, adding support for the iPad Pro, along with Split View and Slide Over multitasking. VLC has also picked up a rewritten Apple Watch app.

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VLC media player app will be coming to the new Apple TV

VideoLAN has revealed that its popular VLC media player app is being developed for Apple's tvOS, and therefore for the new Apple TV that will go on sale in late October.

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VLC gains support for the Apple Watch and a new mini-player

VLC, the versatile media player, has hit version 2.6 with support for the Apple Watch, letting you control playback of your audio and video files from your wrist.

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VLC returns to the App Store with support for iPhone 6, 6 Plus, and so much more

Media player VLC is making its triumphant return to the App Store. The versatile media player returns with some important new features, including native support for Plex Media Servers, custom URL schemes, and much more.

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New and updated apps: Monument Valley, Instagram, Kairobotica and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got new games, updates to some favorites and loads of other stuff!

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VLC for iOS gets new look, Google Drive integration, and more

VLC for iOS has been updated to version 2.2 with an updated interface for iOS 7, streaming options, and more. VLC 2.2 adds video streaming from Dropbox, as well as the newly-integrated Google Drive.

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VLC media player for Mac updates with new audio core, 4K video support

The desktop version of popular open-source media player VLC has received a major update today. Version 2.1, called Rincewind, includes a new audio core, which improves the overall audio processing of VLC, along with support for 4K video.

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It’s Playing 2.0 for iPhone, iPad looks to fill the gap left by VLC

It’s Playing is a universal iPhone, iPod touch and iPad app that looks to fill the “I will play any video file type” space left when VLC was pulled from the App Store. It's Playing uses its own soon to be patented engine which it claims will play back most 720p content.

What differentiates It's playing, apart from pricing and the quality of the user interface, is the engine that takes advantage of the outstanding hardware and operating system it runs on.

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VLC for iPhone removed from App Store

It's now officially official, the VLC application for iPhone and iPad has been pulled from the App Store after several months of contention. Some of the contributors to the open-source VLC application contend that Apple's App Store isn't compatible with the GPL (GNU Public License) components of the app.

At last, Apple has removed VLC media player from its application store. Thus the incompatibility between the GNU General Public License and the AppStore terms of use is resolved - the hard way. I am not going to pity the owners of iDevices, and not even the MobileVLC developers who doubtless wasted a lot of their time. This end should not have come to a surprise to anyone.

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