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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    In any case who ever installs VLC from the Store --what's wrong with the VIDEOLAN site
    The app if far worse - although to be fair they do say it is beta. I like the ipad app though.

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  2. #12


    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Quote Originally Posted by adamf View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    In any case who ever installs VLC from the Store --what's wrong with the VIDEOLAN site
    The app if far worse - although to be fair they do say it is beta. I like the ipad app though.
    Hi there

    Where on the Videolan site does it say it's a BETA -- Seems fine to me and the download Mirror (University of Kent) is a legit University site. VLC is available for other OS'es as well from the same site or the various Linux repositories such as PACKMAN (for OPENSUSE) - also reasonably well organised.

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    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Where on the Videolan site does it say it's a BETA
    Here:VLC for Windows 8 app for Windows in the Windows Store
    Notes

    In this new update, we rewrote the music library, using SQLite. You can also set the directories of your audio and video collections in the preferences.

    This should fix numerous bugs, notably the crash on start, on music database creation and on launch from explorer.

    Remember, this is still a beta version...
    The desktop version (like in your picture) is superior to the app - that is what I was saying.
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  4. #14


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    Quote Originally Posted by adamf View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Where on the Videolan site does it say it's a BETA
    Here:VLC for Windows 8 app for Windows in the Windows Store
    Notes

    In this new update, we rewrote the music library, using SQLite. You can also set the directories of your audio and video collections in the preferences.

    This should fix numerous bugs, notably the crash on start, on music database creation and on launch from explorer.

    Remember, this is still a beta version...
    The desktop version (like in your picture) is superior to the app - that is what I was saying.
    Hi there

    Sorry - Misunderstanding - I thought you were referring to the Videolan version not the one in the store !!!!

    Very easy to mis-understand stuff on the net !!

    Cheers

    jimbo
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