VLC for Android for PC

VLC for Android for PC

Published by Videolabs

VLC for Android is the best open source video and music player, fast and easy!

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About VLC for Android For PC

VLC for Android is an Android app developed and published by Videolabs at Google Play Store on Feb 4, 2015 for Android users. VLC for Android is so popular, it has already received 100M installations and growing. The latest version of VLC for Android hosted at DesktopTwo is v 3.0.13 with 21.6 MB in file size.

Yes, VLC for Android can be run on a computer. But first, you'll need emulator software for Windows or MAC. You can get it free of charge. Before installing the emulator, make sure you check the system requirements. These may vary depending upon the emulator version. We recommend you download the latest version of the emulator. Below you will find three free Android emulators that we have shortlisted based on their popularity:

How to Install VLC for Android for PC

BlueStacks

Minimum
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 and above.
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Processor.
  • RAM: Your PC must have at least 4GB of RAM. (Note that having 4GB or more disk space is not a substitute for RAM)
  • Storage: 5GB Free Disk Space.
  • You must be an Administrator on your PC.
Recommended:
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Multi-Core Processor with Single Thread benchmark score > 1000.
  • Graphics: Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with benchmark score >= 750.
  • Please ensure Virtualization is enabled on your PC/Laptop.
  • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • Storage: SSD (or Fusion/Hybrid Drives)
  • Internet: Broadband connection to access games, accounts and related content.

Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.

  • Bluestacks comes as a free download. BluesStacks v 5 is available and is approximately 400 MB.
  • Once the download has been completed, click on Bluestacks to install it. Follow the onscreen instructions and install it according to your specifications.
  • Next, use the desktop shortcut to launch emulator and sign in with Google.
  • Now go to Bluestacks and click the Google Play Store link.
  • Hit the search bar in Google Play and search for VLC for Android.
  • Install VLC for Android from the Play Store by clicking the Install option, which completes downloading of VLC for Android on PC.

NoxPlayer

Minimum
  • Operating System: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and DirectX 9.0c
  • Processor: At least dual-core processor, both Intel, and AMD are OK
  • Video: Supports Open GL 2.0 or above
  • Memory: 1.5 GB RAM
Recommended
  • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Processor: Multiple core processors which support VT-x or AMB-V Virtualization Technology, better performance with this function enabled
  • Video: The higher performance, the better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM

Storage: 1 GB available under installation path, 1.5GB available hard drive space

Internet: Broadband Internet connection

  • NoxPlayer can be downloaded from the official website. The latest version of NoxPlayer is v 3, and it is around 600 MB.
  • Now install the emulator using the downloaded setup file. Follow the instructions to install NoxPlayer on your laptop or computer.
  • Start the Nox Android emulator after the installation is complete. Log in to your Google account whenever it asks.
  • To search VLC for Android, click on the Google Play Store icon. Click the Install button to download VLC for Android on your PC.
  • If you do not find VLC for Android on Google Play Store or if you want to skip logging in to Google, you can sideload APK(download the .APK file from this page and open it with NoxPlayer).
  • Start VLC for Android right away from your homescreen.

MEmu

Minimum
  • 2 cores x86/x86_64 Processor (Intel or AMD CPU)
  • WinXP SP3 / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 (Not recommended to run on Server/Enterprise)
  • Latest Windows DirectX 11 / Graphics driver with OpenGL 2.0
  • Hardware Virtualization Technology (Intel VT-x/AMD-V) shall be enabled in BIOS
  • 2GB of RAM (4GB for x64 system)
  • 5GB of hard disk free space
Recommended
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10 with VT Enabled
  • CPU: Single Thread PassMark score > 1500 (Intel/AMD Multi-Core).
  • Graphics: Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with PassMark score > 750.
  • Latest Windows DirectX 11 / Graphics driver with OpenGL 4.5 or higher
  • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • HDD: SSD, 10GB of hard disk free space
  • Internet: Broadband connection with low latency for FPS games
  • MEmu Play can be downloaded directly from the website. NoxPlayer v 7.5 is now available.
  • After downloading is complete, install MEmu emulator to your PC. Follow the onscreen instructions, and then click the Next button until you get to the final step.
  • Now, launch MEmu Play by opening the desktop shortcut. Once the launch is complete, it will ask to log in with Google.
  • MEmu Play asks you to log into MEmu Play using your Google Account. After you log in, MEmu Play will sync with your Google account. Click on the icon to launch the Google Play Store and search for VLC for Android.
  • Once you have found VLC for Android in the search results, click on the Install button. Sideloading APK can be done by downloading the .APK file directly from this page, and opening it with MEmu if you wish to skip the previous step.
  • After installing VLC for Android, the app is ready for use on your PC.
No matter which Android emulator is used, the steps to set up, configure, and run the VLC for Android application on your computer are the identical.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Is VLC for Android available for PC?

No, but you can still download VLC for Android for PC.

Can I download VLC for Android?

Yes, you can either download the APK or from Google Play Store inside an emulator.

How do I install VLC for Android on Windows 10?

You can follow the install steps of any of the three emulators listed above.

How can I download VLC for Android on PC without Emulator like BlueStacks?

No, you cannot download VLC for Android on PC without Emulator unless available in the Microsoft Windows store.