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VLC Player for Windows Phone 8

December 12, 2012 | Leave a comment(0) Go to comments

VLC player is very famous Audio/Video player Window OS computers. VLC player support all types of audio and video formats, therefore it is very famous in very short time. VideoLAN is the software company and this company developed VLC player. VideoLAN also developed the VLC player for the smartphones for iOS,Android and Windows phone 7. Now VideoLAN will release VLC player for the Windows phone 8.

The first important news is that a port of VLC to Windows Phone 8 appears to be easier than expected. While the roadmap is about Windows 8 for Intel followed by a version for Windows RT, it appears to be feasible to publish another version with a specific interface for Windows Phone shortly after, since the WP8 APIs are way more similar to Windows 8 than WP7 ones.Therefore, this fundraiser will help developping a version of VLC for Windows Phone 8. Interestingly, while WP8 offers the same programming interfaces available to Windows 8 & RT apps, it is less restrictive in some regards. Notably our existing networking code is going to run as is.

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Microsoft is also helping  VideoLAN company to develop their applications for Windows Store.

“We’ve been in touch with Microsoft representatives, who are thrilled about our endeavor and ready to collaborate with us. They are looking into ways of supporting us directly through non-financial matters, notably hardware, technical and design help. This is great news.”

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