VLC Streamer is an iOS app which allows users to watch movies or TV shows on iPhone, iPad and iPod devices from their computer. The app can be used for streaming content right from a PC or Mac computer to an iDevice. This makes it possible to enjoy your favorite shows on a mobile device without the need for using complex video conversion applications. With the help of this app you can even watch Full HD videos by seamlessly streaming them from your computer.
The free helper app lets users to quickly stream videos and allows you to browse your local drives via a Windows network share. For example, if you have shared a folder on your PC called “movies”, then you can access this folder to stream videos from it.
VLC Streamer works seamlessly on local network and the helper app needs to run on your Mac OS X or Windows computer. You can stream videos over a Wi-Fi network directly via your computer. VLC Streamer supports multiple resolutions and various video streaming quality levels. Moreover, you can use customizable gesture controls and watch live streaming of videos after just a few seconds of processing. The app also provides airplay support and TV Out support for iPhone and iPad devices.
Users can also copy videos directly to an iDevice for watching them on the go. However, it is worth mentioning here that VLC Streamer does not play DRM protected video files. Nonetheless, videos from the iTunes store are not DRM protected.
VLC Streamer costs $1.99 and supports the following desktop operating systems:
- Windows XP
- Windows Vista
- Windows 7
- Mac OS 10.5 intel and above
VLC Streamer has been optimized for iPhone 5 and you can run videos from PC or Mac using iDevices running iOS version 4.3 or later, including:
- iPod Touch