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VLC updated for Windows 10 with many fixes and improvements


VLC 2.2.0 comes with better HD support

The multimedia player has been updated for Windows 10 devices (Universal app platform). The update to 2.2.0 brings VLC back to Mobile, and improves the HD playback. There are also many fixes and improvements in this release, according to official change-log:

  • Fix a potential deadlock when dismissing a dialog
  • Fix camera roll appearing in the regular video collection
  •  Fix systematic black screen after a full playback
  • Fix SD card discovery on Windows Mobile
  •  Fix potential crash when switching between audio collection tabs
  •  Fix potential thumbnailer deadlock
  •  Fix media library re-indexing
  •  Fix wrong thumbnail being displayed in SMTC
  • Fix potential crash when browsing folders
  •  Fix potential deadlock when discovering media
    Application additions:
  •  Use the correct swapchain resolution
  •  Add support for encrypted password store
  •  Improve dialog navigation on Xbox1
  •  Various WM10 UI fixes
  •  Add previous/next buttons for video playback
  •  Fix duplicated network shares display
  •  Various command bar improvements
  •  Improve hardware decoding support
  •  Allow audio items deletion
  •  New subtitle rendering engine with font fallback
  •  Major playlist & playback code rewrite


VLC player for Windows 10 is a universal app working on PC, mobile, tablet, Xbox and HoloLens. Download from the Store for free.