VLC Media Player Now Available for Download

The VLC Media Player app for the Apple iPad has now been approved and is ready for download in the iTunes store.

The application is free and allows you to stream multimedia content from another device to the VLC Media Player app on the iPad. The description explains that most media files can be played and that the app also supports a number of streaming protocols.

VLC has all codecs built-in. It comes with support for nearly all codec there is. And what is more it can even play back the file or media if it is damaged! Missing or broken pieces are no stop to VLC, it plays all the video and audio information that’s still intact.

9to5Mac put together a video that demonstrates what it is capable of and what the quality is like whilst streaming content. It seems to do quite well with the only problems they spotted pointing towards the encoding of the video. Take a look below to see it in action.

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