Live Updates: COVID-19 Cases
  • World 20,254,685
    World
    Confirmed: 20,254,685
    Active: 6,397,137
    Recovered: 13,118,618
    Death: 738,930
  • USA 5,251,446
    USA
    Confirmed: 5,251,446
    Active: 2,369,320
    Recovered: 2,715,934
    Death: 166,192
  • Brazil 3,057,470
    Brazil
    Confirmed: 3,057,470
    Active: 791,801
    Recovered: 2,163,812
    Death: 101,857
  • India 2,267,153
    India
    Confirmed: 2,267,153
    Active: 640,160
    Recovered: 1,581,640
    Death: 45,353
  • Russia 892,654
    Russia
    Confirmed: 892,654
    Active: 180,972
    Recovered: 696,681
    Death: 15,001
  • South Africa 563,598
    South Africa
    Confirmed: 563,598
    Active: 135,777
    Recovered: 417,200
    Death: 10,621
  • Mexico 485,836
    Mexico
    Confirmed: 485,836
    Active: 104,840
    Recovered: 327,993
    Death: 53,003
  • Peru 483,133
    Peru
    Confirmed: 483,133
    Active: 132,453
    Recovered: 329,404
    Death: 21,276
  • Chile 375,044
    Chile
    Confirmed: 375,044
    Active: 17,563
    Recovered: 347,342
    Death: 10,139
  • Spain 370,060
    Spain
    Confirmed: 370,060
    Active: 341,484
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 28,576
  • Iran 328,844
    Iran
    Confirmed: 328,844
    Active: 23,586
    Recovered: 286,642
    Death: 18,616
  • UK 311,641
    UK
    Confirmed: 311,641
    Active: 265,115
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 46,526
  • Saudi Arabia 289,947
    Saudi Arabia
    Confirmed: 289,947
    Active: 33,270
    Recovered: 253,478
    Death: 3,199
  • Pakistan 284,660
    Pakistan
    Confirmed: 284,660
    Active: 17,799
    Recovered: 260,764
    Death: 6,097
  • Bangladesh 260,507
    Bangladesh
    Confirmed: 260,507
    Active: 106,632
    Recovered: 150,437
    Death: 3,438
  • Italy 250,825
    Italy
    Confirmed: 250,825
    Active: 13,368
    Recovered: 202,248
    Death: 35,209
  • Turkey 241,997
    Turkey
    Confirmed: 241,997
    Active: 11,169
    Recovered: 224,970
    Death: 5,858
  • Germany 218,500
    Germany
    Confirmed: 218,500
    Active: 10,335
    Recovered: 198,900
    Death: 9,265
  • France 202,775
    France
    Confirmed: 202,775
    Active: 89,599
    Recovered: 82,836
    Death: 30,340
  • Canada 120,132
    Canada
    Confirmed: 120,132
    Active: 4,790
    Recovered: 106,355
    Death: 8,987
  • China 84,712
    China
    Confirmed: 84,712
    Active: 794
    Recovered: 79,284
    Death: 4,634
  • Netherlands 59,194
    Netherlands
    Confirmed: 59,194
    Active: 53,037
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 6,157
  • Australia 21,750
    Australia
    Confirmed: 21,750
    Active: 9,274
    Recovered: 12,144
    Death: 332
  • S. Korea 14,660
    S. Korea
    Confirmed: 14,660
    Active: 626
    Recovered: 13,729
    Death: 305
  • New Zealand 1,570
    New Zealand
    Confirmed: 1,570
    Active: 22
    Recovered: 1,526
    Death: 22

VLC Media Player Update: VLC 4.0 adding new UI, media library browser and VR support

Author at TechGenyz Apps
VLC Media Player

At the FOSDEM developer event, Jean-Baptiste Kempf shared additional details regarding the fourth major update for the VLC media player, which will be version 4.0. The new update under the hood will have some changes, it will include support for 3D and VR, and also will bring media library to other platforms that are already included in VLC for Android.

VLC has so far been showing a bit like something that was designed for Windows 95, VLC developers have shared a few mockups showing what it looks like so far. The new user interface is still a work in progress.

VLC MediaBeginning with a new user interface, VLC is working towards adding a media library browser, VR support, 3D video support, and revising all video output functions. The Desktop users will eventually be able to use VR headsets such as the Vive and Oculus Rift to view contents of VLC. Along with VR and proper support for 360-degree video, comes a whole host of 3D audio technologies, including 3rd order ambisonics.

Watch immersive and interactive scenes on Oculus Go. Grab the deal now.

Amazon

Since some of these operating systems have introduced redesigned elements to the UI, certain users might have felt that the VLC UI was out of place. Perhaps the most notable change for most users is the UI, which is finally seeing significant changes on some platforms, including Windows 10, KDE Plasma 5, and others. The new UI features tout its icons and buttons, as well as some transparency elements to make the app feel more modern.

Other significant changes include the end of support for older platforms across the board with VLC 4.0. On Windows, both XP and Vista will be left out going forward, while Mac users will need to be on macOS 10.11, up from the previous requirement which was VLC 10.7.

Career

Subscribe