VLC is one of the world’s most beloved media players. It’s used by millions of people around the world on a wide variety of platforms, this open-source media player is the darling of many. The official VLC app for Android has been updated recently and eagle-eyed users might spot a few changes, even if the app seems more or less the same. One major feature that has been added in the update is the ability to continue playing video in the background.
The latest update of VLC for Android brings an updated user interface of the audio player. There’s a new Album view and the side bar has been tidied up a bit.
Video play controller has been updated as well and some Android 5.0 Lollipop design elements can be seen in the updated user interface. The developers have also fixed several bugs related to SD card browsing and hardware acceleration.
Version 1.3.2 of VLC for Android now has support for the background playback for video. Audio Delay control has also been activated. Users will also notice a simplified video player controller, improved search behavior, a new file browser and more.
As one might expect, VLC for Android is available as a free download from the Google Play Store.