• VLC readies Android to Apple TV streaming as media player hits 3 billion downloads

    2 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    Open-source VLC will add support for AirPlay streaming and video playback on VR headsets.
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  • VLC hits 3 billion downloads, and will soon add AirPlay support

    VLC hits 3 billion downloads, and will soon add AirPlay support

    2 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    You've used a computer before, right? And you've watched a video on that machine? Well, that means you probably know VLC. Not only is it the best video player ever, it's also ad-free, open-source, and is run by the non-profit organization, VideoLAN. In other words, it's a prime example of what the internet should be about. And you know what? VLC has achieved one hell of a milestone at this year's CES and hit 3 billion downloads across desktop and mobile platforms. Congrats! This achievement was confirmed by a tweet from the co-founder and CTO of VideoLabs, Ludovic Fauvet: In front...
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  • VLC on iPhone and Android will soon get AirPlay support

    VLC on iPhone and Android will soon get AirPlay support

    2 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Present at CES 2019, creator of the VLC media player VideoLan confirmed that it's working on adding AirPlay support to the popular app, as well as support for VR devices. The company also featured a countdown timer at their booth, which revealed the app would soon receive its three billionth download.
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  • VLC prepares to add AirPlay support as it crosses 3 billion downloads

    2 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    VLC, the hugely popular media playing service, is filing one of its gaps with the addition of AirPlay support as its just crossed an incredible three billion users.
    The new feature was revealed by Jean-Baptiste Kempf, one of the service's lead developers, in an interview with Variety at CES and it will give users a chance to beam content from their Android or iOS device to an Apple TV. The addition, which is due in the upcoming version 4 of VLC, is the biggest new feature since the service added Chromecast support last summer.
    But that's not all that the dozen or so people on the VLC...
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  • VLC Media Player is about to hit 3bn downloads, with new features on the way

    VLC Media Player is about to hit 3bn downloads, with new features on the way

    2 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    The incredibly powerful open source media player VLC is about to hit a huge milestone: three billion downloads. As spotted by Variety , a counter on Videolan's stand at CES 2019 showed the number drawing ever closer, and the team expect to hit the target some time on the afternoon of January 11, just before the show draws to a close. VLC is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android, and lead developer Jean-Baptiste Kempf says roughly a quarter of new downloads are coming from mobile devices.
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    Videolan isn't resting on its laurels, though, and Kempf says several new...
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