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#1 vetJohn S.

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 23:37

After waiting for 2.5 years due to licensing issues, VLC has finally come back to iOS...

http://www.videolan....wnload-ios.html

According to developers comments on FB, it won't hit US servers until after midnight EST. They're slowly rolling it out to various countries.




#2 SMELTN

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 23:48

Just seen this on iFans and went looking for it!! Great news!



#3 statm1

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 00:28

Hmm, I still have the original VLC for iOS on my device. We'll see which one is better.. 



#4 protocol7

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 00:53

Sweet. Just grabbed it. Now to send over some videos to try out.



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Posted 27 July 2013 - 12:01

VLC on iPad. I can finally get rid of CinemaX player. :wub:



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Posted 27 July 2013 - 20:06

How do you open a network stream? - I don't know what to type in the box



#7 OP vetJohn S.

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Posted 27 July 2013 - 21:32

How do you open a network stream? - I don't know what to type in the box

 

The URL to the stream you'd like to open...you'd have to know what you wanted to open, it's not something you browse.  



#8 vcfan

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Posted 27 July 2013 - 21:39

I sure hope they didn't use any of that WinRT kickstarter money to "fix those licensing issues".



#9 shozilla

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Posted 27 July 2013 - 21:56

I noticed that they have bad reviews there... talking about audio.



#10 JJ_

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Posted 27 July 2013 - 22:25

That was fixed with an update which came out mid week.



#11 Kriz

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 12:23

Been using it for a couple of days, pretty happy with it!



#12 Denis W.

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 04:33

Awesome. :D

 

Was using GPlayer, but VLC supports proper subtitles. Would like support for folders and then it'll be almost perfect.



#13 Mohitster

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 04:41

Awesome. :D

 

Was using GPlayer, but VLC supports proper subtitles. Would like support for folders and then it'll be almost perfect.

Have you tried Moliplayer? Have been using it for months now and never been disappointed. Much much better than VLC in its current form. And, it's free too!



#14 Denis W.

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 02:26

Have you tried Moliplayer? Have been using it for months now and never been disappointed. Much much better than VLC in its current form. And, it's free too!

 

Looks great so far, but the subtitles aren't 100% like what you would see on a desktop player. Not bad though!

 

It seems Moliplayer uses hardware acceleration but not sure about VLC? There was a bit about third party applications not being able to use hardware acceleration but not sure if it's completely true.



#15 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 02:29

2.5 years of it being available on JB devices :whistle: 

 

It seems Moliplayer uses hardware acceleration but not sure about VLC? There was a bit about third party applications not being able to use hardware acceleration but not sure if it's completely true.

Wouldn't VLC be able to convert on the fly without hardware acceleration ?