Back in January, VideoLan’s cross-platform media player, VLC, rolled out a major iOS 7-centric redesign of its iPhone and iPad client. It’s also fixed numerous bugs while adding the ability to stream media from Google Drive and Dropbox.
Apps like VLC are needed to enjoy “foreign” audio and video file types on iOS devices, stuff like mkv, avi, wma, divx and more.
Following a few maintenance releases, the team today released a new version that refines the user interface and extends the app’s functionality.
The new VLC 2.3 for iOS is now available free in the App Store, bringing support for folders for your media files. In addition, there are two new options in settings dealing with subtitles and gestures, the app can now play password protected HTTP streams, it’s got new translations, supports additional audio and video file formats and more…