VLC for iOS has just received a significant update that introduces a new look along with a number of new features and improvements.

First off, the latest update to the official iOS edition of the popular cross-platform multimedia player brings about a design refresh that, of course, matches the flat and simple style of iOS 7.

The update also adds a couple of notable features involving a couple of popular cloud storage services. One, it adds file integration with Google Drive. And two, it adds support for streaming files from Dropbox.

VLC for iOS

Furthermore, the update includes the following notable enhancements:

  • New multitouch gestures
  • Improved library for TV Shows and Audio
  • Better UPnP integration, with downloading support
  • A startup tutorial
  • New streaming formats and protocols supported
  • Rewritten WiFi upload
  • Improved privacy when using Passcode Lock

The latest update to VLC for iOS also includes some network interaction tweaks and quite a few interface improvements to go with the app’s new iOS 7 design. Those are enumerated by the VLC team in this new blog post.

The new version of VLC for iOS is available now in the App Store for free. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad running iOS 6.1 or later.

For more information on the app, see also: Blast From The Past: VLC Media Player Returns To The App Store, Download It Now: VLC Media Player Makes Its Triumphant Comeback On iOS, and VLC For iOS Updated With Improved Subtitles Support And Other Enhancements.