VLC Direct Pro Free

VLC Direct Pro Free

5,000,000 - 10,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Wide range of files supported
  • Remote control
Cons
  • Beta version
  • equieres script installation in PC first
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Expert's Review
7.0
Great

"It runs them all"

Reviewed by / Nov 06, 2012

VLC Direct Pro Free arrives to Android

If you are looking for some media player capable of opening all kinds of files, there you go. VLC Direct Pro Free is a popular PC application to play audio, pictures and video that is available now for free in in Google Play ready to be run in Android devices.

Developers have include all the the Pro version goodies in the latest update of this free beta version that features:
- VideoLan VLC remote control from phone or tablet provinding usual functions such as play, play, pause, stop, volumen, full screen, change videos, music, DVD menu, audio channel selection, subtitles, etc.
- Stream from Android to PC/Mac (video, music, pictures)
- Video subtitles support.

To configure your VLC in your mobile, first you have to download and run a script (only Windows) located in the VLC website http://www.vlcdirect.com. That is actually the only blemish in the app and the fact that it seems to be in constant beta version status.

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Developer's original description available here
YES!

After a lot of work, we have released the new version of VLC Direct Pro Free,
and this time is FREE with all the PRO features enabled!

* Remote control VideoLan VLC from your Phone/Tablet (play, pause, stop, volume, fullscreen, change video/song, dvd menu control, change audio tracks, change subtitle tracks, etc.)
* Streaming from Android to Computer (Video, music and photos)
* Its internal video player allows streaming content from the Computer to Android (Video, music and photos)
* Subtitles supported

If you have any question, request or complaint, please don't give the app a low rate, just send us an email and we will answer within a few hours (sometimes within a few minutes!). Be sure we will do our best to solve your specific problem.

To configure your VLC, just download and run the following script in your PC (only windows):

(Remember running it as administrator the first time: Right click on it and then "Run as Administrator")

http://vlcdirectprofreescript.blogspot.com/2014/03/vlcdirectbat-script-windows-only.html

Windows will ask you permission to make changes in the VLC folder and allow VLC to access the network. Those actions are necessary for proper function, please allow them.

What does the script do?
Basically, It starts VLC with its web interface enabled, and passes it some parameters to improve codec finding and rtsp streaming performance.

If you don't use windows, you can follow this connection guide:

http://vlcdirectprofreeconnect.blogspot.com/2014/03/connecting-to-desktop-vlc.html

Important notes about VideoLan VLC Versions:

RECOMMENDED VLC VERSIONS: 2.1.3, 2.1.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.0, 2.0.8, 2.0.7, 2.0.6, 2.0.5, 2.0.3, 2.0.2, 2.0.0, 1.1.11
NOT RECOMMENDED VERSIONS: 2.0.4, 2.0.1, versions older than 1.1.11

if you need any specific version of VLC, you can find it here:
http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/vlc/

supported formats: avi, flv, mp4, mp3, mkv, wmv, jpg, mpeg, mpg, rmvb, m4v, mov, 3gp, ts, vob. (Some videos in these formats might not work because sometimes VLC can't transcode them into an android supported format -mp4 or 3gp-)

If you are looking for the Official VLC Mobile Team Player, you can find it here:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc.betav7neon

more info: http://www.vlcdirect.com
e-mail: vlcforandroid@gmail.com

Recently changed in this version

Use VLC 2.1.3, 2.1.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.0, 2.0.8, 2.0.7, 2.0.6, 2.0.5, 2.0.3 or VLC 2.0.2.
Avoid VLC 2.0.4 and 2.0.1... They have streaming codecs broken!

check our blog (http://www.vlcdirect.com) or send us an email if you experience any problem.

Version 8.1
Connection to Linux VLC improved
Audio fix for some HTC devices.
Remote controller minor fixes
Youtube online videos support improved
Video bitrate bugfix
GUI response improved


Lists with VLC Direct Pro Free

Some lists where this application appears: dhide, First Apps, android apps, list 1, Tablet Start Up, Reviewed by Anna Grace.

Comments and ratings for VLC Direct Pro Free
  • (67)

    by Tony Broerman on 18/04/2014

    Works great, incredibly convenient, and setup in seconds. Occasional hiccups, but well worth the download.

  • (67)

    by daniel chris adams on 18/04/2014

    Very exciting

  • (67)

    by ram negi on 17/04/2014

    Appreciable

  • (67)

    by Alex UMES on 17/04/2014

    Requires a computer in order to start using it, which defeats the purpose of having it on the phone!

  • (67)

    by Saad khan on 17/04/2014

    Not good, l have uninstalled

  • (67)

    by barun singh on 16/04/2014

    Can't download

  • (67)

    by Ruhul Amin on 16/04/2014

    Super