The cross-platform multimedia player you've been waiting for
VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player. It can play all your movies, shows and music in most formats directly without conversion.
What is it about?
VLC for Mobile allows remote playback from your Mac or PC via a Web UI as well as streaming from SMB, FTP, UPnP/DLNA media servers and the web.
For those who...
- You have a lot of different media files
- Remain in the PC world
- Like web-based interfaces
Not for those who...
- You mostly use iTunes
- Are on Mac only
Why we love it
This app is simple to use and because it works across multiple platforms, it's very practical. Open-source.
App Store Description
VLC for Mobile is a port of the free VLC media player to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
It can play all your movies, shows and music in most formats directly without conversion.
It allows file synchronization with Dropbox, GDrive, OneDrive, Box, iCloud Drive, iTunes, direct downloads and through WiFi sharing as well as streaming from SMB, FTP, UPnP/DLNA media servers and the web.
VLC offers support for advanced subtitles including full SSA compatibility, multi-track audio, and playback speed control.
VLC for Mobile is completely free and open source.