VLC beta for Windows Phone 8.1
VLC beta for Windows Phone 8.1 Windows Phone Store

VLC Player for Microsoft's Windows Phone operating platform has received an update and the updated version is now available for download.

One major enhancement this time around is the incorporation of bug fixes and performance/stability improvements into the application.

It is worth remembering that the latest VLC app (for Windows Phone) is a beta version, but does not have the beta suffix which is lost after the latest update.

VLC media player for Windows Phone can be downloaded in its updated form, from the Windows Phone Store.

VLC Player for Windows Phone 8.1
VLC Player for Windows Phone 8.1 now updated.Windows Phone Store

VLC Player is quite popular in the PC segment, as the software is generally known as the "media player that is capable of playing all multimedia content irrespective of environment." Computer users would have been accustomed to VLC more than other third-party multimedia content players.

The latest updated VLC Player app is available for download, in the form of an 11MB file.

This version is the first beta of the port of VLC media player to the Windows Phone platform.

Smartphone users running Windows Phone 8.1 OS within their devices, can download the beta VLC Player and let us know about the intuitiveness of the application's features.

VLC Player for Windows Phone 8.1
VLC Player for Windows Phone 8.1 now updated.Windows Phone Store

Pre-requisites to download VLC for Windows Phone beta:

Before downloading the app, ensure that your Windows Phone 8.1 device fulfills the following requirements:

  • Internet connection
  • Music library
  • Photos library
  • SD card
  • Videos library
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)

How to verify pre-requisites?

You can see what features the VLC for Windows Phone beta requires, by tapping the app in the Windows Phone Store and swiping over to Details.

Key Features of VLC beta

  • Plays all files, in all formats, like the classic VLC
  • Audio and video media library, with full search
  • Support for network streams, including HLS