• VLC Mobile iOS App Updated With Improvements, watchOS 2 Support, Apple TV 4 Support



    VLC has just released an update for its mobile iOS application on Tuesday that brings with it a variety of improvements for the iOS platform, but also improved support for watchOS 2 and the new Apple TV 4. The latest version of the application available in the iOS App Store today is version 2.7.0.

    In terms of the Apple Watch, VLC notes that they've completely re-written the watchOS 2 extension from scratch, giving is better performance and usability overall than it had before. Fourth-generation Apple TV users can now download the application from the Apple TV's App Store and use it for playing media right from their Apple TV 4.

    Apart from these changes, the application's update includes several improvements for the iOS application, which brings it up to speed with many of iOS 9's features, including split-screen in iOS 9, Touch ID unlock support, gesture configuration, SMB file sharing support, and more. The full change log below:

    ∙ Added new app for the 4th gen. Apple TV
    ∙ Dropped support for iOS 6.1. VLC requires iOS 7.0 now
    ∙ Added support for SMB file sharing
    ∙ Re-wrote Apple Watch extension for watchOS 2
    ∙ Media stored in folders on remote servers is now played as a list
    ∙ Reworked networking UI
    ∙ Added support for system-wide search "CoreSpotlight"
    ∙ Added improved UI support for Right-to-Left languages
    ∙ Added support for the split-screen appearance in iOS 9
    ∙ Added support for Touch ID to unlock app
    ∙ Added option to configure playback continuation
    ∙ Added option to configure gestures
    ∙ Added support for music albums with more than 1 disk
    ∙ Display chapter duration in playback UI
    ∙ Recently played network stream URL are now shared across all devices
    ∙ Stored login information is now shared across all devices
    ∙ Cloud login credentials are now shared across all devices
    To grab the VLC application for the iOS platform, you can head over to this App Store link where it's available as a free download. Check it out VLC lovers!

    Source: App Store
    This article was originally published in forum thread: VLC Mobile iOS App Updated With Improvements, watchOS 2 Support, Apple TV 4 Support started by Anthony Bouchard View original post
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    1. X-Men's Avatar
      X-Men -
      Not all people are following or believing on Christianity or Jesus. Then why to make others to feel uncomfortable by forcing them to involve in Christmas celebrations?
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      meegook35 -
      Quote Originally Posted by X-Men View Post
      Not all people are following or believing on Christianity or Jesus. Then why to make others to feel uncomfortable by forcing them to involve in Christmas celebrations?
      You have the right to believe what you wish. You can allow this to bother you or just brush it aside.
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      SpiderManAPV -
      Quote Originally Posted by X-Men View Post
      Not all people are following or believing on Christianity or Jesus. Then why to make others to feel uncomfortable by forcing them to involve in Christmas celebrations?
      Where are you even getting Christmas from? The snow covered icon?
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      Norb -
      Quote Originally Posted by X-Men View Post
      Not all people are following or believing on Christianity or Jesus. Then why to make others to feel uncomfortable by forcing them to involve in Christmas celebrations?
      Why are you starting a war on christmas? #ChristmasStarbucksCupsMatter
    1. xushi's Avatar
      xushi -
      When are they going to release updates for OSX? And especially Android which is God awfully and embarrassingly unstable and buggy..
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