Now, with the latest update to the VLC Media Player app (App Store link), you can get all of this functionality on your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. In this article, I’ll explain what you can do with this application.
How Does It Work?
If you’ve been following this app you’ll know that it was released for the iPad about a month ago. With the latest release, however, it is now a “universal binary which runs on the iPhone 4, 3GS and recent iPod Touches”.
Being that the VLC Player is so versatile and already works across multiple operating systems, it comes as no surprise that it can work on iOS devices. But, what can you do with it?
Using iTunes, you can add videos to your iOS devices that can be played with VLC Media Player 1.1.0. I should mention that the VLC app won’t play every video format, but it does play a lot of them without requiring specific encoding for your iOS device, and more extensions are being recognized with every new release.
This updated app also allows you to delete files within the application, which means that you no longer have to do it through iTunes. It also features much faster decoding thanks to assembly optimizations.
Do you use VLC as your primary media player?