VLC media player released for Windows 8.1 devices VLC Media Player Released For Windows 8.1 Devices

The VLC team have finally released their popular media player for Windows 8.1 device. The player works with a wide range of media formats, streams and discs. The latest app features completely new design, huge performance improvements and its now more stable compared to previous versions.

vlc windows 8.1

Here’s a list of changes bundled in the 0.1.0 beta release:

  • Now using libVLC 2.2.0 core
  • Redesigned interface
  • Huge performance improvements
  • Use of Winsock for networking instead of WinRTsock
  • Implemented Windows 8.1 widgets support
  • Moved interface code to Universal to prepare Windows Phone 8.1 port

The VLC team notes that while this release is still x86-only, they have made great advances on the ARM port. There’s still no release date for the Windows Phone port.

[Source: VLC]


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