The company VideoLAN has announced a big update VLC media player. The App Store debuted version that supports the Apple Watch and allows viewing the catalogue of movies during playback of content.
Popular free video player, relieving the iPhone and iPad users from having to convert the video, is back in the App Store in February of this year after more than a year of absence. Only one day was required VLC to break into the top free apps online-directory of Apple.
In the update index 2.6 the developers have added support for Apple Watch. From the screen of portable computer you can control playback, view movie information and an application library.
Another innovation for the built-in player VLC. Now will not stop the playback by pressing the “done” button, and switches to the mini-player. This way you can continue watching the video as he surveyed the contents of the program directory.
Among other innovations VLC it is worth noting the enhanced thumbnail generator, in particular, now VLC shows video previews for the place where the user stopped viewing. Also added support for password protected PLEX-sources, cyclic playlists and bug fixes. Player as before mulling audio and video to m4b, caf, oma, w64 audio and mxg, but lacks support audio formats AC3, E-AC3 and MLP. The developers explain that the license restrictions.
VLC offers a basic set of options: the option to enable password protection, to change the speed of sound when watching, to encode subtitles to eliminate blocking and adjust the brightness and saturation of the image. The program can resume playback from the point at which it was closed. There is traditional support for VLC of formats: AVI, DIVX, MKV, WMV, VOB, 3GP and many others.
VLC for iOS plays streaming video and can upload it to a web server, Wi-Fi, Dropbox, Mega and even Yandex.Disk.” In case you don’t want to pay Dropbox for additional space, use a more generous “Yandex.The disk (10 GB) and Mega (50 GB).
Download VLC 2.6 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad [free]