After a recent VLC 2.0 beta release, VideoLAN has started rolling out stable version of the update for the Android users. This finally adds network browsing so that you can browse content from local network such as NAS or a shared directory on your PC. The update also brings option to toggle any device to the Android TV UI for VLC, new history option in the sidebar and faster to decode and playback all video types.
New features in VLC 2.0 for Android
- Network disk browsing (Windows shares, UPnP, NFS, FTP, SFTP…), favorite folders and URLs, video playlists
- Rewritten notifications and control, popup video and a rewritten history
- Merge of Android TV and Android versions, so that every device can optionally get the Android TV interface.
- Faster decode and playback of all video types