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Old 01-11-2012, 02:40 AM   #1
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VLC for Android

In the Android Market, I see a VLC Direct and Remote listed. Are they made by the same company/group that makes the orginal VLC for computers?

I see the Direct one in the Market has the same icon.

Are can someone recommend a nice media player similar to VLC with alot of codecs included.

I'm a newbie to Android phones.

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Every application in the Android Market has it's developer listed, and as you can see, none of the VLC-named applications are actually developed by VLC. Though all of the VLC applications are simply remotes for VLC running on the computer, so none of them will do what you want anyway.
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There is a vlc app , you can grab it at the xda forum. Although it is not an "official" app.

I use winamp for music,and the default video app for videos/movies.
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Thanks, I'll check out the forum and maybe winamp.
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VLC beta for android worked great on GB android but since ICS no good. Using Rock player for my vids now since it can play .avi Still waiting for a complete VLC for android.
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I use MX video player. It plays divx, h264 videos, mp4, mkv, ogv,etc...

And it's FREE...
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MX Video Player works great. I have yet to find anything it won't play. But I'm sure there's something LOL
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What I like about this app is MX has a feature called HW decoding which allows you to play large resolution files. I've put a video file of 720x480 and MX auto selects HW decoding and it plays the video and audio without syncing issues.

Second you can forward or rewind just by swiping your finger across the screen left or right and adjust volume by swiping finger up or down on the screen.

Third you can zoom in and out by pitching the screen.


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