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VLC Media Player 3.0 Update Adds Support For Chromecast And Many Other Features

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| February 12 , 2018 , 12:26 IST

The most recent 3.0 version "Vetinari" of VLC player features support for Google's Chromecast, 360-degree video and 3D sound, HDR, 8K, and streamlining for iPhone X.

VLC media player has gotten a noteworthy update in years. The most recent 3.0 version "Vetinari" is will be available for different platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, Linux, Android TV, Apple TV, and ChromeOS. The last real update for the media player was released in 2015. 

VLC 3.0 now underpins Chromecast streaming dongle, and that is a major help. VLC 3.0 can stream to Chromecast gadgets, and incorporate media formats that aren't natively supported. When it distinguishes a Chromecast device connected on your system, you'll see an orange Chromecast symbol in the application, which will enable you to cast every one of your videos to a large screen TV. What's more, the media player has been enhanced for iPhone X. VideoLan has also made it simple to play 360-degree video and 3D sound in VLC 3.0. There is added support for 8K and HDR 10.

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VLC now works with Blu-ray Java menus and has support for network browsing for the local network, including SMB, FTP, SFTP, and NFS file systems. Particular to Android, VLC 3.0 accompanies support for Android Auto with voice controls, Chromecast support for your smartphone, playlist files detection, support for picture-in-picture (PiP) mode, HEVC hardware coding, and that's just the beginning. It is now also accessible on Android TVs and Chromebooks and supports additional gadgets, for example, Samsung's DeX Station.

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