VLC is working on the 4th major version of their multi-format video player.
The organization have posted some of the upcoming features and screenshots, with the following changes and improvements expected:
- A modern user interface with transparency, improved controls and more
- An (optional) Media Library as found on the Android app, will come to the desktop version.
- Support for 3D and VR (Windows Media Reality, Vice, Oculus, PSVR).
- Wayland actually working.
- UPnP Rendering, AirPlay output, like ChromeCast.
- HEIF, Dash/Webm, TTML images, AV1 encoding, WebVTT.
- SDI as stream output.
- RIST (in and out).
- Dropping support for Windows XP and Vista, and older version of iOS and Android.
See some examples screenshots of the new user interface below:
See more in this PDF here.