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VLC for Apple TV review: Goodbye format woes

If there’s a codec VLC doesn’t support, we haven’t found it.

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At a Glance
  • VideoLAN VLC for Mobile (Apple TV version)

    Macworld Rating

    It's not the prettiest app you'll find in the Apple Store, but there's nothing better when it comes to playing videos and music encoded with atypical codecs.

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    It's not the prettiest app you'll find in the Apple Store, but there's nothing better when it comes to playing videos and music encoded with atypical codecs.

    Pros

    • Suports a huge variety of video and audio files
    • Relatively stable
    • Doesn't cost a dime

    Cons

    • Some minor bugs in its first release
    • Doesn't have the prettiest browsing interface

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