VLC beta for Windows Phone 8.1 picks up v1.0.7 update to fix background play back and freezing issues


VideoLan team has released another update for VLC beta for Windows Phone 8.1 where the update fixes the bugs in background playback of audio and freezes on some Lumia devices after playback.


VLC beta hasn’t got the updated change log in Store but, the developer, Thomas Nigro has tweeted about the following which bumps the version to 1.0.7.

  • Interface bug fixes
  • Fixed audio playback in background
  • Fix for freezes on Lumia x20 devices and low-end Windows Phones

Thomas also says that the future update of VLC beta will bring the HD playback on all devices along with a fix for bug introduced in the current update.

The update for VLC beta is now available for download from Store and will be installed automatically. Otherwise, you may manually install the update by following the instructions in this article.

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Ahmad Wahid

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