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The very first beta of VLC Player for Android has just been released for devices sporting an ARMv7 CPU with NEON Support. The VLC Beta Player is intended for “power users,” allowing them to fully customize the player. The VLC player is already a cross-platform application and can play almost any multimedia format. The application is not just limited to supporting local video and audio playback but also supports high quality online streams. VLC Player for Android supports swipe gestures so you can control volume by swiping up and down the screen, multi-track audio, subtitles, changing aspect ratio, filtering audio…

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VLC (VideoLAN) might well be one of the best and most popular video player apps for Microsoft Windows, but its lengthy absence from the smartphone market has definitely disappointed most VideoLAN fans. Thankfully though, 2012 marks the end (don’t worry, there’s no impending apocalypse that you should worry about) of that absence, as a beta version of VLC has just surfaced yesterday on Google Play, almost four months after the launch of VLC for iOS. The VideoLAN app for Android is fairly simple in functionality and comes with a basic play, pause, skip widget that can be used for quick navigation around…

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Open source OS and open source media player. Good match, no? One would think so, especially since VLC has long been a favorite of not just of Windows and Mac users, but also of Linux users, being one of the best media players of all three environments. But more than one year ago, the VLC team took a very strange decision, one that they paid dearly for – they decided to make the iOS version first. Why did they pay dearly for it? Because, evidently, Apple rejected it from the app store, on the grounds that its open source license…

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There are numerous media formats. It’s a great thing if your media player supports all of those formats. But, most of the time it’s not the case, especially if you are using your Android device. You can convert (transcode) your files using a converter, but that would mean extra steps.  Besides, transcoding can affect the quality of the files. That’s why it’s really cool to have VLC because it can read and play almost every existing media format. Now, it’s also already available for your Android device.  Aside from its famous read-all-format feature, there are also some new features added…

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VLC Media Player, a popular cross-platform and opensource multimedia player, is about to make inroads into the Android platform. VideoLAN recently announced that it is currently about to put its VLC Media Player app in private beta testing. Android users who wish to participate in the beta testing for the Android version of the VLC Media Player will have to register for the program. The beta testing will enable VideoLAN to “test some debug builds” and “see on how many devices [the app] actually works.” The development team has put up an online registration form–one that smells of sweet geeky…

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Nothing stirs up my inner Ebert more than a great movie app. If you’re like me, a movie experience is not just enjoying the actual film itself. It’s also everything around it: getting to know the full cast, finding chatter about it online, digging deep to how it was made. What we’ll talk about here are the top movie-related apps you can put in your Honeycomb Tablet. We won’t stop with video players and movie streaming apps; we’ll also tackle informative apps that help you enjoy the show better. So sit back and grab some popcorn, it’s movie app time!…