VLC Stories February 5, 2016

expiredVLC’s Remote app for iOS and Apple Watch goes free for the first time (Reg. $5)

VLC Remote, the popular controller app for iOS, has gone free for the first time. This handy app typically sells for $5, although we’ve seen it as low as $3 since it was released in 2010.

This Remote app allows users to control playback of nearly any video file type using VLC on a Mac, PC and now Apple TV. You’ll have access to all playback controls, plus cover art, equalization, and playlists. VLC recently added Apple Watch support for even faster access to play/pause controls. This app is particularly handy if you already use VLC or have an extensive library of video files. Note: must be used in conjunction with VLC’s player app for Mac/PC.

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• Features •

— Easily control VLC from your sofa! — Today widget for even faster access to controls — Apple Watch support — 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.

VLC Stories February 6, 2015

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Head below for more details and to see the new ControlAir app in action: expand full story

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