VLC for Android

VLC for Android 2.5.12

VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols.

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This is the port of VLC media player to the Android platform. VLC for Android can play most video and audio files, as well as network streams and DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC. VLC for Android is also a full audio player, with a complete database, an equalizer and filters, playing all weird audio formats.

VLC is intended for everyone, is totally free, has no ads, no in-app-purchases, no spying and is developed by passionate volunteers. All the source code is available for free.


  • Plays all files, in all formats, like the classic VLC.
  • Audio and video media library, with full search.
  • Support for network streams, including HLS.
  • Supports Android from version 2.1 (platform-7).
  • Supports ARMv6, ARMv7 and ARMv7+NEON.
  • Supports secondary display.
  • Subtitles support, embedded and external, including ASS and DVD subtitles.
  • Multi audio or subtitles tracks selection.
  • Multi-core decoding, for Cortex-A7 A9 and A15 chips.
  • Supports full hardware decoding.
  • Gestures, headphones control.
  • Audio equalizer

Most of you will need the ARM download. x86 is for Intel CPU tablets and phones.

What's New:

  • 360° videos support
  • Android Auto implementation
  • More dynamic and Material-compliant UI
  • Enable Picture-In-Picture mode on Android O
  • Refactored MediaLibrary
  • DayNight mode integration
  • New Search activity and integration with Google Now
  • Resume position for audio media tagged as audiobook or podcast
  • Double tap on screen edges in video player to seek by 10s
  • Audio boost in video player
  • Custom equalizer presets
  • Improve RTL support
  • Improve app & video player startup speed

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