VLC launches Kickstarter campaign for Windows 8 app


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The team behind the popular open-source media player VLC has announced plans to develop a native app for Windows 8's  Metro UI, and they're looking to crowdsource funds for the project through Kickstarter. According to the team, although they currently...

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I would like to donate since I use VLC all the time and it is completely awesome, but I just don't have the money to give away right now :c


TechSpot Paladin
I like this but I'd rather they focus on the desktop app before doing any Metro. The desktop app desperately needs a UI refresh.


I'd give them money to NOT develop an app for the app store and lend credence to an effort to create a walled garden in what has always been an open platform for PCs.


TS Enthusiast
Posted this in another site, but whatever:

Hmm, for ARM VLC might be promising but for x86 it's dead to people who understands VLC well. Too many issues with VLC, I discussed them on the neowin forum in a few threads about it, chroma range is screwed up for example and blacks are not blacks is another example.


TS Guru
If VLC still looks the same in 10 years who cares, its a video player, I am not fussed how the play button looks or whether it has a fancy volume slider.. just that its a light client, and plays loads of formats at a high quality,
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