VLC for Android has a new update, giving it a feature that made us (well, those of us who appreciates simplicity without compromise on top functionality) love it so much in the desktop space. So much so, that when the beta version was released on Android, many went ahead to install it on their smartphone.
However, the VLC for Android experience has never been the same as the desktop version. Until now! The newly released VLC 2.0 has a feature much similar to its desktop version, the network browsing. It now supports the DLNA/UPnP, Windows network sharing, SFTP, FTP, and NFS protocols. It will also automatically seek out and find subtitles over the network, and has improved support for right-to-left and even more complex subtitles layout.
This feature enables you to find music videos and movies stored on your home server. Meaning you can now stream videos from your local server or home media server from your Android smartphone. That comes with the benefit of creating a video playlist on your home media server and play the same playlist on your smartphone via the VLC app.
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