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Description

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.”
- Rich

• 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.”
-AppsTouch.com

“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.”
- T3.com

“5/5 Simply put if you have an iPhone or iPod touch and use VLC on your computer then you need this app.”
-AppCrunch

“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!!!”
-US Reviewer

• 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.
Enjoy!

• 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

 $4.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Nov 28, 2008 (about 10 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Apr 18
2018
(Current)
Version 10.2

Updated for the iPhone X and VLC 3.0

Feb 19
2018
Version 10.1

Updated for the iPhone X and VLC 3.0

Dec 02
2017
Version 10.0

Updated for the iPhone X.

Jun 21
2017
Version 9.31

Translations and internals updated.

May 16
2017
Version 9.30

Updated for the latest verison of VLC.

Nov 01
2016
Version 9.23

Updated the internals and brought back the "only show media" setting.

Aug 24
2016
Version 9.22

Fixed the today widget and apple watch app.

Aug 16
2016
Version 9.21

Updated Translations
Updated the internals

Dec 06
2015
Version 9.11

Fixes issue where remote didn't show favourites after restarting app
Improves bonjour scanning

Nov 11
2015
Version 9.10

VLC Remote should restore correctly when you leave it closed for a while.
Removes the 'Save position' option. Use VLC's new restart option instead. (See the in-app news for details)
Fixes a crash when reading news.
Various tweaks and fixes.

Oct 09
2015
Version 9.01

Fixes today widget.
Fixes issue with advanced controls on iOS7.
Improved connection for Apple Watch app.
Various other tweaks and fixes.

Sep 24
2015
Version 9.00

Updated to support split screen mode in the new version of iOS
Updates to improve accessibility (voice-over) support

Jun 24
2015
Version 8.23

Updated translations
Squashed some minor bugs

Apr 23
2015
Version 8.21

Now with support for Apple Watch.
Key controls are now available in an Apple Watch App, and you can see what is currently playing in a glance.
8.21 fixes a bug on iOS 6

Apr 15
2015
Version 8.20

Added support for Apple Watch.
Key controls are now available in an Apple Watch App, and you can see what is currently playing in a glance.

Feb 17
2015
Version 8.15

Various tweaks and fixes, including the ability to hold down the volume key in the today view.
Fix for issue on iOS6.

Jan 27
2015
Version 8.10

Brand new Today widget lets you control VLC from the Today view.

Oct 13
2014
Version 8.00

Updated for iOS8 and the new iPhones.

Jul 22
2014
Version 7.68

Tweaks and fixes.

Jul 14
2014
Version 7.67

-Return of the stop button on the iPhone (you can enable it in settings)
-You can now rearrange the advanced controls
-Various tweaks and fixes.
-Updates to the position/volume controls in the advanced section.

May 27
2014
Version 7.56

-fixes issue with manually entered computers.

May 23
2014
Version 7.55

New experimental headset mode added
New interface for iPhone users
Now shows your last position in browsing and playlist

Nov 25
2013
Version 7.10

Update to the graphical equaliser.
Fix for various search issues.
Various other bits of awesomeness.

Sep 19
2013
Version 7.0

Updated for for the new iOS.
-The position and skip buttons are now much more sensitive and it's even easier to swipe up on the cone to get the advanced controls.

Jul 21
2013
Version 6.31

tweaks and fixes

Jul 08
2013
Version 6.30

Bugfix: handles first connect, even if wifi not connected to the internet
Feature: can search when browsing on iPad
Feature: skip button and position bar now sensitive over larger area
Feature: can enqueue youtube movies as well as adding them
Feature: supports VLC 2.1 (when that is released)
Other: various tweaks and fixes

Nov 09
2012
Version 6.25

Improves browsing by remembering your position in large directories

Oct 11
2012
Version 6.21

6.21
-fixes issue where item is playing from media library, but you have not enabled media libraries for the playlist
-translation updates

6.20
-Updated for new iPhone 5 screen
-fixes issue with fullscreen button not pressing for some users
-translation updates (you can add your own at AppTranslate.com)
-other minor fixes

Sep 26
2012
Version 6.20

-Updated for new iPhone 5 screen
-fixes issue with fullscreen button not pressing for some users
-translation updates (you can add your own at AppTranslate.com)
-other minor fixes

Sep 05
2012
Version 6.10

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.

Previous 3 versions
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Total Ratings

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4
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3
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1
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