VLC For Windows 8 Hits The Windows Store In Public Beta Form

track for a Monday launch. But Wednesday works, Wednesday is good. Jean-Baptiste Kempf, one of the lead developers on the project, shared the news on his blog, while promising more details about the development process (and why it got delayed) in a future update. Since this is a beta version, some features are not perfectly stable. But VideoLAN wanted to make the app compatible with both Windows 8 and 8.1, and in the process decreased the stability of the application a little. Workarounds. And as expected, this first version only runs on the x86 and x64 flavors of the modern Windows, meaning Surface RT, Surface 2 and Lumia 2520 owners are out of luck. For now. VideoLAN plans to add support for the Windows RT platform in the near future, along with a port for Windows Phone 8.1, now that they have got many of the things sorted out. The app was funded via a Kickstarter campaign back in December 2012, but as the saying goes, good things come to those who wait. Windows 8.1 now has another key application locked in. Finally.]]>

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