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VLC for Fire

by VLC Mobile Team
Rated: All Ages

Price: Free Download
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
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This app needs permission to access:

  • Open network sockets
  • Access information about networks
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Latest updates

What's new in version 2.1.11
  • This releases fixes folder blacklisting in medialib, fixes PIP mode (picture in picture), fixes black screen with some 360 videos and fixes SFTP support!

Product details



Product features

  • VLC for Kindle plays most local video and audio files, as well as network streams (including adaptive streaming), like the desktop version of VLC.
  • VLC for Kindle has a media library for audio and video files, and allows to browse folders directly.
  • VLC has support for multi-track audio and subtitles. It supports auto-rotation, aspect-ratio adjustments, hardware acceleration and gestures to control volume.
  • It also includes a widget for audio control, supports audio headsets control, cover art and a complete audio media library.

Product description

VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols.

This is the port of VLC media player to the Fire platform. VLC for Android can play most video and audio files, as well as network streams and DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC.

VLC for Fire is also a full audio player, with a complete database, an equalizer and filters, playing all weird audio formats.

VLC is intended for everyone, is totally free, has no ads, no in-app-purchases, no spying and is developed by passionate volunteers. All the source code is available for free.


Features
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VLC for Fire plays most local video and audio files, as well as network streams (including adaptive streaming), DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC.

All formats are supported, including MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, Ogg, FLAC, TS, M2TS, Wv and AAC. All codecs are included with no separate downloads.

VLC for Fire has a media library for audio and video files, and allows to browse folders directly.

VLC has support for multi-track audio and subtitles. It supports auto-rotation, aspect-ratio adjustments and gestures to control volume, brightness and seeking.

It also includes a widget for audio control, supports audio headsets control, cover art and a complete audio media library.


Permissions
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VLC for Fire needs access to :
• "Device & app History" to be able to read logs, to help understand crashes and issues, so we can improve VLC.
• "Photos/Media/Files" to read your all media files :)
• "Other" to check network connections and hide the streaming parts when needed.

Permission Details :
• It needs "read phone status an identity", in order to pause music during outgoing and incoming calls.
• It needs "read the contents of your USB storage", in to order to read your media files on it.
• It needs "modify or delete the contents of your USB storage", in order to allow deletion of files.
• It needs "full network access", to open network and internet streams.
• It needs "control vibration", in order to provide UI feedback when seeking in the video and audio players.
• It needs "prevent phone from sleeping" in order to prevent... your phone from sleeping when watching a video.
• It needs "change your audio settings", in order to change audio volume.
• It needs "modify system settings", in order to allow you to change your audio ringtone.
• It needs "view network connections" in order to monitor whether device is connected or not, to hide the streaming parts.

- For Fire TV app only:
• It needs "record audio " for audio search using your microphone.
• It needs "to receive the ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED that is broadcast after the system finishes booting" to set recommendations on Android TV launcher screen.

Technical details

Size: 18.5MB
Version: 2.1.11
Developed By: VLC Mobile Team ( Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Open network sockets
  • Access information about networks
  • Access the vibration feature
  • Open windows using the type TYPE_SYSTEM_ALERT, shown on top of all other applications
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Modify global audio settings
  • Connect to paired bluetooth devices
  • Read from external storage
  • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
  • Write to external storage
  • Read or write the system settings
Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3
Approximate Download Time: Less than 3 minutes

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