VLC for iOS Gains Chromecast Support

Popular media player VLC for iOS was today updated to version 3.1, introducing long-awaited support for Chromecast. Chromecast functionality has been a highly requested feature from VLC users.

With the update, the VLC app for iOS can stream content to Chromecast-enabled devices.

Today’s update also brings support for viewing 360-degree videos in VLC by moving the iPhone around, and it offers a number of bug fixes. Full release notes are below:

– We added a feature many of you waited for: Chromecast support

– We fixed a bug where files on your phone were not displayed in VLC

– 360 videos can be viewed by moving your phone now

– Stability and performance improvements when decoding H.264/H.265 in hardware

– Improved audio playback quality

– Fixed a regression preventing the download of certain media files via http

– Fixed a regression where downloaded files might disappear

– Fixed a regression where users couldn’t log into Google Drive

VLC for the iPhone and the iPad can be downloaded from the App Store for free.


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