The popular media player app VLC is coming to Android TV: VLC developers have released a preview version that already looks pretty neat — here’s a first look.
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Show notes for this episode:
- VLC for Android TV isn’t yet available on Google Play. Adventurous users can download the preview APK here, but beware: The app needs to be sideloaded.
- Don’t know what VLC is? Here’s VLC’s main website.
- Interested in personal media playback on Android TV, but need more bells and whistles? Then check out Plex.
- Here’s our previous Android TV coverage.
Is VLC on Android TV a game changer, or just a nice add-on? Leave your thoughts in the comments below!