VideoLAN VLC for iOS

Version2(as of 7/23/2015)
LicenseOpen Source
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Rating:2.7  |  44 Votes

Main Features

  • Supports the same media file formats supported by VLC media player
  • Provides playback speed manipulation capabilities and video filters
  • Synchronizes with iCloud, iTunes, Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive
  • Integrates with bluetooth headsets and AirPlay

Software Overview

VideoLAN VLC for iOS is a port of the popular VLC media player to iPhone, iPad, and iTouch. The app can be modified under the Mozilla Public License and GNU General Public License.

VLC for iOS supports all the same audio and video formats supported by VLC media player and includes support for network streams such as MMS, HLS, and RTSP. The app comes with video filters, fine seeking, and playback speed manipulation. You can also synchronize media through iTunes, iCloud, Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, and WiFi sharing.

This app provides a mobile version of the beloved VLC media player users have come to favor for video and audio playback on their Windows and OS X machines. It provides the same format support as well as some useful features such as filters and playback speed manipulation. If you enjoy VLC media player you'll enjoy the VideoLAN VLC for iOS app for playing media on your iOS device.

Primary File Type

vlc icon.VLCVLC Playlist

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.VLCVLC Playlist
.3G23GPP2 Multimedia File
.3GA3GPP Audio File
.3GP3GPP Multimedia File
.AACAdvanced Audio Coding File
.ADTADTS Audio File
.AVCHDHigh Definition Video File
.AVIAudio Video Interleave File
.BIKBink Video File
.F4VFlash MP4 Video File
.FLVFlash Video
.H264H.264 Encoded Video File
.HDMOVQuickTime HD Movie File
.ISODisc Image File
.M4AMPEG-4 Audio
.M4BMPEG-4 Audiobook
.M4ViTunes Video File
.MOVApple QuickTime Movie
.MP3MP3 Audio
.MP4MPEG-4 Video
.MPEG1MPEG-1 Video File
.MPG2MPEG-2 Video
.MPVMPEG-2 Elementary Stream Video
.NSVNullsoft Streaming Video File
.NUVNuppelVideo File
.OGGOgg Vorbis Audio
.OGVOgg Video
.OMASony OpenMG Music File
.OPUSOpus Audio
.PSSPlayStation 2 Game Video File
.RARealAudio File
.RBSMP3 Ringtone File
.RECTopfield PVR Recording
.RMRealMedia File
.RTRealText Streaming Text File
.SPXOgg Vorbis Speex File
.SVISamsung Video File
.TRPHD Video Transport Stream
.TSVideo Transport Stream File
.TTATrue Audio File
.VLTVLC Media Player Skin File
.VOCCreative Labs Audio File
.VP6TrueMotion VP6 Video File
.VQFTwinVQ Audio File
.VRODVD Video Recording Format
.WEBMWebM Video
.WVWavPack Audio File
.ZABZipped Audio Book

Additional Related File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.3GPP3GPP Media File
.3P23GPP Multimedia File
.A52A/52 Audio
.AOBDVD-Audio Audio Object File
.CDACD Audio Track Shortcut
.CDGCompact Disc Plus Graphics Image
.CUECue Sheet File
.MP1MPEG-1 Layer 1 Audio File
.MP2MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File
.MP2VMPEG-2 Video File
.MP4.INFOVIDParrot AR Drone and Gyro Flyer Video
.MPAMPEG-2 Audio File
.MPLMPL2 Subtitles File
.MPLSBlu-ray Movie Playlist File
.MPSUBMPlayer Subtitles File
.MXFMaterial Exchange Format
.OGAOgg Vorbis Audio File
.OGMOgg Media File
.OGXOgg Vorbis Multiplexed Media File
.PJSPhoenix Subtitles File
.PLSMultimedia Playlist File
.PSBPowerDivX Subtitles File
.RAMReal Audio Metadata File
.RMVBRealMedia Variable Bit Rate File
.S3MScreamTracker 3 Module
.S3ZCompressed Scream Tracker 3 Module
.SMISAMI Subtitles File
.SRTSubRip Subtitle File
.USFUniversal Subtitles Format File
.VOBDVD Video Object File
.WAXWindows Media Audio Redirect
.XAThe Sims Audio File
.XMFasttracker 2 Extended Module
.XSPFXML Shareable Playlist File
Updated 7/23/2015