There is an update of the pre-release VLC for Android app in the Google Play Store. Version 0.9.8 supports MIPS, fixes crashes and fixed orientation. Hardware acceleration has been enabled by default on Android 4.3 and above plus software decoding has been accelerated as well.

The app is free from the Google Play Store and well worth having on your Android device.

What’s New

Prerelease of VLC for Android

This release fixes 2.1 support, MIPS, crashes, leaks and issues about controls, orientation.

The 0.9.x series is major release with hardware decoding and a new interface available in dark or white colors. It integrates DVD iso and menu support, an equalizer, playlist management, Widi screens support and updated SD cards detection.

Hardware acceleration is now enabled by default on 4.3+ and has better subtitles support. Software decoding has been accelerated too.

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