VLC 1.7 now in the Windows Store with m4a, subtitle improvements and better hardware acceleration

vlc 1

VLC has released an update to their universal app to version 1.7.0.

The update to the iconic video player brings a variety of fixes and improvements, including support for m4a formats, better subtitle support and better hardware acceleration.

See the full changelog below:

Core:

  • Rewrite of the thumbnailer process
  • Speed up of the video decoding and output, and removing deadlocks
  • Support of acceleration activation per-file
  • Faster input support

Application:

  • Support of m4a files
  • New gestures and keyboard controls
  • Control of audio/video/subtitle delay and synchronization
  • Better hardware acceleration
  • Support for chapters control
  • Support of a light and black theme
  • Important interface update to prepare for Windows 10
  • Fix support for SRT and SSA
  • New mini player design and widget
  • Fix support for Windows RT

See screen shots of the app below:

The updated video player can be found in the Windows Store here:

VLC for Windows Phone
VLC for Windows Phone
Developer: VideoLabs
Price: Free

Some links in the article may not be viewable as you are using an AdBlocker. Please add us to your whitelist to enable the website to function properly.

Thanks Related
Comments