+ Thursday June 27th, 2019

VLC Beta For Android

VLC would be one of, if not the most popular media playback applications in the world. They have Mac, Linux, Windows, iOS, Windows Phone, Blackberry and of course Android versions available. Now there’s an even more compelling reason to do so; the Beta version for Android now has the added capability to stream media from network sources straight onto your Android screen.

The capability for most users will probably end at Windows and Samba (SMB) shared directories. It is capable though of streaming directly over any UPnP, NFS, FTP or SFTP source as well. So if you’ve got enough bandwidth available you’ll be able to stream from secure web sources and potentially save a heap of space on your device.

Is network capability a bonus for your streaming habits?

VLC for Android
VLC for Android
Developer: Videolabs
Price: Free

Phil Tann   Associate

Phil Tann

Phil is an Android enthusiast who spends most of his time reading up on U.S. Android news so he can get the low down on what could possibly hit Australian shores. Coming from a background in IT & T sales, he’s in the perfect position to give an educated view on hardware and software.

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