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Videolan launches a Windows 10 universal app (beta)

It took a little longer than expected, but Videolan has finally released a beta of the VLC media player app for Windows 10. VLC 2.0 for Windows 10 is based on the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), which means it should run on desktops, tablets, and smartphones. The app should adjust to different screen sizes and […]

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VLC 2.0 for Android adds network shares, playlists, and more

VLC is a free and open source media player that has a reputation as a Swiss Army Knife for desktop and notebook computers, since it can handle just about any or audio video file you throw at it. The mobile versions of VLC aren’t quite as powerful, but they’re getting better all the time. Developer […]

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VLC media player Universal Windows app coming in May

Cross-platform media player VLC has a reputation as a Swiss Army Knife for media, allowing you to play pretty much any audio or video file you can find. There are versions of VLC available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and a handful of other platforms… and soon there’ll be a version designed for Microsoft’s Universal […]

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VLC media player adds support for Chrome OS

Chromebooks may be designed first and foremost to run web apps. But there are a growing number of Chrome apps that let you use a Chrome OS computer like, well, a computer. The latest example? Now you can run a version of the popular VLC media player on a Chromebook or Chromebox. VLC for Chrome […]

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VLC updates media player apps for Android, Windows, iOS, and more

Cross-platform, open source media player VLC just became even more cross-platformy. Developers released updated versions of VLC for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android as well as for new versions of the app for platforms including Android TV, Windows Phone, and Windows RT. VLC has also returned to iOS. This marks the first time the VLC team […]

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VLC launched as non-beta app for Android [Updated]

[Update: As noted by one of our readers, it appears the non-beta VLC for Android app has already been removed from the Google Play Store. Even weirder.] The makers of the popular open source, cross-platform media player VLC launched a non-beta version of the app  [removed] in the Google Play Store. The beta version appeared in July […]

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Lilbits (1-16-2014): Asus Transformer Book Chi T300 incoming

The Asus Transformer Book Chi T300 is a Windows tablet with a 12.5 inch, high-resolution display, an Intel Core M Broadwell processor, a keyboard dock for use in notebook mode, and a starting price of $699. Asus introduced the Chi T300 at the Consumer Electronics Show, and it’s not available for purchase yet. But documents […]