VLC update for iPhone and iPad brings support for Chromecast, 360 videos and more

VLC for iOS

VLC for iOS is getting a new update with a handful of new features; this update brings the version number to 3.1.0. First and foremost, it brings much-needed support for Chromecast which allows users to stream content from VLC to Chromecast enabled TV. 

Next on the list the ability to view 360 videos by simply tilting/moving their phone. VLC is also rolling out bug fixes for issues like downloaded files disappearing, Google Drive logins, and improvements too H.264/H.265 hardware decoding. The update is already available for iPhones and iPads and it is free to download from the App Store.

Here’s the full changelog:

We added a feature many of you waited for: Chromecast support
· We fixed a bug where files on your phone were not displayed in VLC
· 360 videos can be viewed by moving your phone now
· Stability and performance improvements when decoding H.264/H.265 in hardware
· Improved audio playback quality
· Fixed a regression preventing the download of certain media files via http
· Fixed a regression where downloaded files might disappear
· Fixed a regression where users couldn’t log into Google Drive

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