VLC Player Coming to Android in “Matter of Weeks”

After debuting on iPhone back in the fall, VLC, the immensely popular open-source video player looks to be headed to Android soon.  Just how soon is not 100-percent definite, but the team tells GigaOM that pieces are coming together and that it should be only a “matter of weeks”.  The project, which can be tracked here, got underway a few months back but really took off with the release of a new NDK from Google.  Although most of the VLC libraries have been ported to Android, the developers caution that it may not play nice with all Android handsets.

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4 Comments

  1. oky
    December 27, 08:14 Reply

    wawh, it’s great, i wanna tryit

  2. widj
    December 27, 08:29 Reply

    VLC looks more powerful media player…

  3. il
    December 27, 08:32 Reply

    what a wonderful media player !!
    VLC is more compatible now…

  4. aa
    December 27, 08:33 Reply

    it’s nice video player…
    in android?
    hope more compatible

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