VLC

VLC for Android is the best open source video and music player, fast and easy!

Video and audio player that supports a wide range of formats, for both local and remote playback.

Audio:


  • Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding (ATRAC1, ATRAC3, ATRAC3Plus and ATRAC9) and PSX ADPCM

  • Adobe SWF ADPCM and Nellymoser Asao

  • ALAC

  • AMR-NB, AMR-WB (a.k.a. G.722.2)

  • DK ADPCM Audio 3/4, On2 AVC and iLBC

  • DSS-SP

  • DTS Coherent Acoustics (a.k.a. DTS or DCA), DTS Extended Surround (a.k.a. DTS-ES), DTS 96/24, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS Express (a.k.a. DTS-HD LBR), DTS-HD Master Audio, QDesign Music Codec 1 and 2

  • DVI4 audio codec

  • Full Rate (GSM 06.10), AC-3 (Dolby Digital), Enhanced AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus) and DTS Coherent Acoustics (a.k.a. DTS or DCA)

  • iLBC, Opus and Comfort noise

  • IMA ADPCM

  • MLP / Dolby TrueHD

  • MP1, MP2, MP3, AAC, HE-AAC, MPEG-4 ALS, G.711 µ-law, G.711 A-law, G.721 (a.k.a. G.726 32k), G.722, G.722.2 (a.k.a. AMR-WB), G.723 (a.k.a. G.726 24k and 40k), G.723.1, G.726, G.729, G.729D, IEC DV audio and Direct Stream Transfer

  • QCELP-8 (a.k.a. SmartRate or IS-96C), QCELP-13 (a.k.a. PureVoice or IS-733) and Enhanced Variable Rate Codec (EVRC. a.k.a. IS-127)

  • RealAudio v1 – v10

  • SMPTE 302M

  • Speex, Vorbis, Opus and FLAC

  • Truespeech

  • TwinVQ

  • Windows Media Audio (WMA1, WMA2, WMA Pro and WMA Lossless), XMA (XMA1 and XMA2), MS-GSM and MS-ADPCM

Containers and muxers:


  • 3GP (.3gp)

  • AIFF (.asf, .wmv)

  • ASF (.asf, .wmv)

  • AU (.au)

  • AVI (.avi)

  • DivX (.divx)

  • FLV (.flv)

  • MOV (.mov)

  • MP4 (.mp4)

  • OGG (.ogm, .ogg)

  • MKV (.mkv, .mka)

  • MPEG-2 / TS (.ts, .mpg)

  • MPEG-2 / ES, PS, PVA, MP3 (.mpg, .mp3, .mp2)

  • NSC (.nsc)

  • NSV (.nsv)

  • Nut (.nut)

  • Real (.ra, .ram, .rm, .rv , .rmbv)

  • Raw (a52, dts, aac, flac, .dv, .vid) (.a52, .dts, .aac, .flac, .dv, .vid)

  • True Audio Codec (.tta, .tac)

  • Ty Tivo (.ty)

  • Wav (.wav, .dts)

  • WebM (.webm)

  • Xa (.xa)

Video:


  • Animated GIF

  • APNG

  • ASUS V1/V2 codec

  • ATI VCR1/VCR2

  • Autodesk Animator Studio Codec and FLIC

  • Avid 1:1x, Avid Meridien, Avid DNxHD and DNxHR

  • AVS video

  • Cinepak (Apple Compact Video), ProRes, Sorenson 3 Codec, QuickTime Animation (Apple Animation), QuickTime Graphics (Apple Graphics), Apple Video, Apple Intermediate Codec and Pixlet

  • Divx, DIV1, DIV2, DIV3, mp41, mp42, MPG4, MPG3

  • Duck TrueMotion 1, Duck TrueMotion 2, Duck TrueMotion 2.0 Real Time, VP3, VP5, and animated WebP

  • HQ, HQA, HQX and Lossless

  • IBM UltiMotion

  • Matrox Uncompressed SD (M101) / HD (M102)

  • Microsoft RLE, Microsoft Video 1, Cinepak, Indeo (v2, v3 and v5), Microsoft MPEG-4 v1, v2 and v3, Windows Media Video (WMV1, WMV2, WMV3/VC-1), WMV Screen and Mimic codec

  • MPEG-1 Part 2, H.261 (Px64), (MPEG-H Part 2), Motion JPEG, IEC DV video and CD+G

  • RealVideo Fractal Codec (a.k.a. Iterated Systems ClearVideo), 1, 2, 3 and 4

  • RTV 2.1 (Intel Indeo 2)

  • Screen video, Screen video 2, Sorenson Spark and VP6

  • Silicon Graphics RLE 8-bit video, Silicon Graphics MVC1/2

  • Smacker video and Bink video

  • SMPTE 314M (a.k.a. DVCAM and DVCPRO), SMPTE 370M (a.k.a. DVCPRO HD), VC-1 (a.k.a. WMV3), VC-2 (a.k.a. Dirac Pro), VC-3 (a.k.a. AVID DNxHD)

  • SpeedHQ

  • Theora

  • TXD

  • AV1

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 3.0.13 (13001307) - Added on 2018-07-26

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 22 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.READ_EXTENSION_DATA
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.BIND_DATA_CONSUMER
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 3.0.13 (13001305) - Added on 2018-07-26

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 24 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.READ_EXTENSION_DATA
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.BIND_DATA_CONSUMER
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 3.0.13 (13001304) - Added on 2018-07-26

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 21 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.READ_EXTENSION_DATA
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.BIND_DATA_CONSUMER
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 3.0.12 (13001207) - Added on 2018-07-25

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 22 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.READ_EXTENSION_DATA
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.BIND_DATA_CONSUMER
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 3.0.12 (13001205) - Added on 2018-07-25

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 24 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.READ_EXTENSION_DATA
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.BIND_DATA_CONSUMER
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 3.0.12 (13001204) - Added on 2018-07-25

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 21 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.READ_EXTENSION_DATA
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.BIND_DATA_CONSUMER
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 3.0.11 (13001107) - Added on 2018-07-23

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 22 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.READ_EXTENSION_DATA
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.BIND_DATA_CONSUMER
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 3.0.11 (13001105) - Added on 2018-07-19

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 24 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.READ_EXTENSION_DATA
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.BIND_DATA_CONSUMER
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 3.0.11 (13001104) - Added on 2018-07-19

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 21 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.READ_EXTENSION_DATA
    • org.videolan.vlc.permission.BIND_DATA_CONSUMER
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE