Streaming has become a popular way of consuming media content in recent years as many users enjoy the ability to watch their favorite content on their device with a few taps. However, there are places where it is not possible to enjoy streaming as users don’t have access to a reliable internet connection or are limited data caps. VLC for Android is one popular player.
In this case, many will download their favorite content on their device. The main perk if you download files comes from the fact that you can play them at all times, without the need to worry about an internet connection while also enjoying longer battery life. There are several media player apps on for Android devices, and VLC is one of the best, as it comes with a rich assortment of features that make it a great choice for millions of users.
About VLC for Android
VLC can play a wealth of video and audio files with ease. It is also capable of handling network streams, including adaptive ones, and compatible with DVD ISOs.
A rich selection of file format is supported, among which we can count mainline video formats like MPEG-1/2, DivX® (1/2/3/4/5/6), MPEG-4 ASP, XviD, 3ivX D4, H.261, H.264, MPEG-4 AVC, Cinepak, Theora, Dirac – VC-2, WMV 1/2, WMV 3 / WMV-9 and several audio formats: MPEG Layer 1/2, MP3 – MPEG Layer 3, AAC – MPEG-4 part3, Vorbis, AC3 – A/52, E-AC-3, DTS, WMA 1/2, WMA 3, FLAC, ALAC, ATRAC 3 and more.
A dedicated media library will scan your device and offer organized folders from which you can browse and play your favorite content without problems.
Novelties in VLC 3.3.0 Beta 2
Support for multi-track audio and subtitles will offer excellent user experience, and several settings can be customized on the fly with gestures, including volume or the brightness levels. Use the smart widget to control audio settings and enjoy crystal-clear auditions. The VLC 3.3.0 Beta 2 update comes with several bug fixes.