India lifts download ban on VLC

India has lifted the download ban on VLC, more than nine months after it mysteriously blocked the official website of the popular media playback software in the South Asian market. VideoLAN, the popul

VLC-developer VideoLAN sends legal notice to Indian ministries over ban

VideoLAN, the developer and operator of popular media player VLC, has filed a legal notice to India’s IT and Telecom ministries, alleging that the Indian bodies failed to notify the software develop

VLC says India internet providers blocking site poses threat to users

VideoLan, the developer of popular media player VLC, says Indian telecom operators have been blocking its website since February of this year in a move that is potentially impacting some users in one

VLC prepares to add AirPlay support as it crosses 3 billion downloads

VLC, the hugely popular media playing service, is filling one of its gaps with the addition of AirPlay support as it has just crossed an incredible three billion downloads. The new feature was reveal

VLC Arrives On Apple TV With Support For Casting, Playback Of Local And Network Files

VLC, the popular video-playing software offering support for a wide range of media formats, is now available for Apple TV. For those with large video collections, that means you’ll be able to p

Linux Light Bulbs Allow Devices To Talk To Each Other With Flashes Of Brilliance

Who’s the leader of the club that’s made for you and me? M-I-C- See? See the visible light carrying data quickly and easily from light bulbs to gadgets! -K-E-Y Why? Because light is ubiqui

VLC’s Media Player For iOS Sneaks Back Into The App Store

VLC for iOS, a popular media player application that has had a shaky history with the iOS App Store, now appears to be returning to the mobile app marketplace following its removal around the time iOS

VLC Touches Down For Windows 8.1

If you are a Windows 8.1 user, the VLC team has a little gift for you this Friday: An app. As Neowin notes, if you have the former edition installed, you will want to yank that one, and then install

VLC For iPhone And iPod Touch Imminent

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/applidium_vlc_iphone-620x330.jpg" />Good news for iOS users: versatile video app VLC has been submitted to the App Store as a universal a

VLC For iPad Heralds A New, Friendlier App Store Era

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/screen-shot-2010-09-20-at-6-34-24-pm.png" /></a>Good news for people who think outside the iTunes box, <a href="http://applidium.com/en/news/v

VLC for iPad now available, iPhone version coming soon

Have you ever heard of VLC? If you’re even the most casual video watcher, I’d certainly hope so — when it comes to video players, VLC is king. It’s super lightweight, and can h

VLC On iPad? Only If It Escapes Apple's Ban-Hammer

App developer Applidium has been working for a few months on an iPad port of the popular, open-source, plays-anything VLC. They’ve submitted it for approval to Apple, but I really don’t kn

VLC 1.1.0 adds Windows and Linux GPU decoding

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/vlc110.jpg" />Have you launched VLC today? If so then you'll already know that it has been updated to version 1.1.0. The biggest feature

Output video as ASCII art in VLC on this lazy Friday

It’s Friday. You probably have loads of work but no motivation. I know that feeling. So why not fire up VLC and watch videos Matrix-style.

VLC 1.0 released!~!1

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/siren.gif" />Attention, sons of Adam! VLC 1.0 has been released!

Random software recommendation Friday: Vox audio player for Mac OS X

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/vox.jpg" />Here's a random software recommendation for your Friday afternoon enjoyment. It's Vox, it's for Mac OS X, and it's a lightweig

The $1 VLC remote control app for the iPhone (or you could just use the Web Interface for free)

Sure, you could pay $1.00 for this new VLC remote control app [iTunes link] for the iPhone (and iPod touch), or you could simply select “Add Interface, Web Interface” then point your iPhone to the

VLC4iPhone: interview with the creator

The iPhone is, at this point, effectively an open platform. And if I were to get one, I would try to fill it with all my favorite ported open source software, despite the upcoming app store. VLC is on

PSA: Users of VLC at risk

I’ve been using VLC for years now and it’s the best player available today. But it appears that users are at risk due to a harmful string of code lurking subtitle files. VLC has a buffer overflow