VLC for Windows Phone was made available only a few months back, but the app has charted quite some success since launch. More than 1 million Windows Phone users have already downloaded it. These statistics were provided by VideoLAN, the developer. The popular multimedia app hit this important milestone in its first...

Well, if you’re doing it, better do it right, I always say. Microsoft has been slowly working on bringing native support for the MKV format to its operating systems. Out of the box support is promised in Windows 10. But now the company has released a new update for Xbox Video, which bundles compatibility for this...

One of the lead developers on VLC for Windows Phone, Thomas Nigro, just posted a 4 minute video showing the anticipated multimedia application in action. And it is just what you’d expect — bugs and all. The interface is a neat and refined, and the feature set substantial. Overall, it has the polish that you would...

VideoLAN is hard at work on VLC for Windows Phone, and though the anticipated multimedia application has seen its share of delays, we are close to launch. So close that the developers are now gearing up for a closed beta test of the app. And they are seeking Windows Phone testers to try out this debut version, which...

VideoLAN just released a much needed new version of VLC for Windows 8.1 on the Windows Store, but VLC for Windows Phone is still eagerly awaited by many users. You can read up on the launch of the Windows 8.1 refresh with its new user interface here. And speaking of user interfaces, the Windows Phone port of VLC...

Despite its less than perfect launch, the VLC port for Microsoft’s modern platform is a certified hit. A new VLC for Windows 8.1 has just been made available for download. And this new build ticks all the right boxes — it comes with a fresh new UI, a bunch of new features, and according to VideoLAN, huge performance...

How about something surprising and totally unexpected to start the week? We all know that VideoLAN are always right on the money and all their app releases arrive bang on schedule. I kid, of course. VLC for Windows 8 suffered numerous delays, amounting to easily over a year in total. The app was released to less than...

VLC ports for modern versions of Windows have almost dropped out of the radar these past few months, and this means two things. Either user interest has dwindled, or developers are hard at work. Luckily, it is the latter this time. Sure, the initial release of VLC for Windows 8 left many users disappointed because it...

The technology world’s equivalent of the old question, what came first, the egg or the chicken finally has an answer. VideoLAN have released VLC Mobile Remote for Windows Phone, ahead of the release of the official media playback application. We do know that a port of the popular media player is currently in...

VideoLAN started a successful Kickstarter campaign back in 2012 in order to raise the necessary funds to port the VLC Player to Windows 8. This was around the time the new OS was released. More than 3,000 backers donated to the tune of $78,900 in order to see the popular media playback app on Microsoft’s modern...