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VLC Remote® lets you remotely control your VLC Media Player on your Mac or PC.
Awarded Gizmodo's “Essential iPhone App” three years running. Awarded T3's “Best iPhone Apps”.
“The new VLC Remote app is simply stunning! It works a treat and it feels professional and powerful. Love it.”
- Adam, London
“The update for the iPhone version is *amazing* - it looks so polished - not that I had any complaints before.”
• Features •
— Easily control VLC from your sofa!
— Today widget for even faster access to controls
— Works with VLC on your Mac, PC or Linux machine
— Automatically scans your local network for VLC players
— Universal app fully supported for iPhone and iPad
— Stop, Play and Pause
— Full DVD controls
— Control volume, position, next track and previous track
— Turn fullscreen on and off
— Use the graphical equaliser
— See your cover art
— Control subtitles, aspect ratio, audio track and delays
— Use the picker control for fine control of volume and position
— View the playlist and play files from it
— Free setup helper quickly configures VLC for use with the remote
VLC is a great, free and popular media player that can handle almost any file format.
VLC Remote® lets you sit back enjoy your movies and music while you control things from your easy chair.
It is a joy to use - no more reaching for the mouse when you want to pause your show, select the next episode, or play some different music.
VLC Remote will work with the iPhone 3GS and later. It won't work with the iPhone 3g - but you can use Ye Olde VLC Remote on the 3g.
• Reviews •
“Needless to say, we loved this app for everything it’s got.”
“Basically, if you use VLC and have an iPhone you will soon find that this is an essential app to enhance your home movie experience.”
“5/5 Simply put if you have an iPhone or iPod touch and use VLC on your computer then you need this app.”
“As far as I'm concerned, this is a necessary download! ... Works great, setup was super easy and I use this every day. MUST HAVE!!!”
• System Requirements •
- Supports VLC on Windows, Mac and Linux
- Free setup helper quickly configures VLC for use with the remote
- Supports VLC 2.0 and above
- Supports Windows, Vista, Windows 7 and Window 8
- Supports Mac OS 10.7 and above.
• Response to feedback •
-If you do have any problems connecting to VLC, then please just check the help instructions in the app. Feel free to drop me an email (my personal mail is in the app) if you need help.
• Languages •
VLC Remote is currently translated to 22 languages. If you are willing to translate it to your language, or would like to improve the translations, please head over to http://translate.HobbyistSoftware.com
Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.
Updated for the iPhone X and VLC 3.0
Updated for the iPhone X and VLC 3.0
Updated for the iPhone X.
Translations and internals updated.
Updated for the latest verison of VLC.
Updated the internals and brought back the "only show media" setting.
Fixed the today widget and apple watch app.
Fixes issue where remote didn't show favourites after restarting app
VLC Remote should restore correctly when you leave it closed for a while.
Fixes today widget.
Updated to support split screen mode in the new version of iOS
Now with support for Apple Watch.
Added support for Apple Watch.
Various tweaks and fixes, including the ability to hold down the volume key in the today view.
Brand new Today widget lets you control VLC from the Today view.
Updated for iOS8 and the new iPhones.
Tweaks and fixes.
-Return of the stop button on the iPhone (you can enable it in settings)
-fixes issue with manually entered computers.
New experimental headset mode added
Update to the graphical equaliser.
Updated for for the new iOS.
tweaks and fixes
Bugfix: handles first connect, even if wifi not connected to the internet
Improves browsing by remembering your position in large directories
-Updated for new iPhone 5 screen
Rebuilt as universal app, so you now get full support for iPhone and iPad with one app, a great new layout and powerful advanced features.
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