VLC Media Player is available on all major platforms – Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Now, it is also available on iPhones and iPads. It has released a native application on iOS platforms and supports a wide range of media formats, making it a popular choice for playing videos.
VLC for iOS is a free app that can be downloaded from the App Store, and it offers a user-friendly interface and a variety of playback options. Here is a detailed guide on; how to download and install VLC Media Player on iPhone. You can also check our guide on; how to install VLC on macOS.
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How to Install VLC Media Player on iPhone
Downloading and installing VLC Media Player on an iPhone is a simple process. You can easily install VLC from App Store. Here are the steps you can follow:
Step 1: Open the “App Store” from the home screen. Then tap on the “Search” icon and search for VLC.
Step 2: Select “VLC Media Player” from the search result and tap the “Get” button to install it.
Step 3: To start the installation process. You have to verify your Apple ID by providing your password or using your Face ID/Touch ID.
Step 4: After that, wait for the installation to complete. Once complete, tap the “Open” button to launch the app.
Note:- In the same way, you can also download and install VLC Media Player on your iPad.
How to Play Videos on VLC Media Player
If you want to play a video directly from the VLC Media Player app, you will not be able to do so. You might encounter the error message “empty media library.”
You have to add video files to the VLC app. Here are the steps to do so:
Step 1: Open the “Files” app. Now, navigate to the location of the video file that you want to play on VLC.
Step 3: After that, select the video file, then share the video file with the VLC app or move the file to VLC.
Step 4: Now, when you open the VLC Media Player app, you will have the video available within the app.
That’s it; this is how you can download and install VLC Media Player on your iPhone and iPad. If your VLC Media Player is still showing “Empty Media Library,” you can check out our detailed guide on; how to play video files in VLC on iPhone and iPad.
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