We have been hearing issues from many Android users that certain videos do not play properly on the default player on their devices. Problems such as only video plays, voice only and in many cases nothing can be seen on the default player screen. There is one desktop application which is loved by many which has also been featured and published on the Google Play Store called “VLC”. VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs and devices.
This version of VLC is a beta version of the port of VLC media player to the Android platform. The player is intended for power users and hackers. Kindly note that this version of VLC is not perfectly stable and is slower than the final version. VLC for Android Beta is for devices with an ARMv7 CPU or a x86 CPU. VideoLabs is working on creating support for ARMv6 devices in the future release. VLC for Android Beta having a 4.4 user rating on the Google Play Store is compatible on all Android devices which run on Android 2.1 and above.
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VLC plays most local video and audio files as well as network streams like the desktop version of VLC. VLC for Android Beta has a media library for audio and video files. This Android app has support for multi-track audio, subtitles and supports auto-rotation, aspect-ratio adjustments. It does not stop there as it also includes a widget for audio control and supports audio headsets control.