VLC for Windows 8.1

Developer VideoLAN has released an update for its popular VLC media player app for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. The new version is a rather small update with some bug fixes and user interface changes:

Here's what's users can expect from the 1.4.0 version:

  • Update libVLC, libVLCcore and codecs
    • Pass complete path to libVLC instead of WinRT tokens, if possible
    • Reactivate DLNA browsing
    • Fix subtitles displaying on Windows x86
    • Support taglib parsing when possible
    • Cleaning code and small UI changes

In a Twitter message today, VLC's main Windows developer Thomas Nigro indicated that an update for the Windows Phone version is currently slated for release sometime next week.

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