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VLC Media Player for Windows 8 and 8.1 Modern UI is Now Available

Are you one of the individuals who has been patiently waiting for a Modern UI version of VLC Media Player? Then your wait is finally over! A beta version has become available this week and is ready to install on your favorite Windows 8.x system.

Screenshot courtesy of the VideoLAN Blog.

This first beta release still has a few bugs and shortcomings, but now that a working version is available, you can expect things to improve nicely going forward. Here are some details about the release from the VideoLAN blog post:

You can learn more about the new beta release, see additional screenshots, and download/install the app via the links below.

VLC for Windows 8 [Windows Store]

First achievement unlocked! [Jean-Baptiste Kempf – VideoLAN Blog]

[via WinBeta courtesy of Mark Wilson (Twitter)]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 03/13/14

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