Remote for VLC app uses your wireless network, so it can be used from any room in your house, or the convenience of your arm chair. The large buttons are easy to find on the table, and you can adjust the button sensitivity to avoid accidental taps as you fumble for your phone in between the beer and peanuts.
Large buttons mean you won't accidentally tap the wrong button, loosing your place in the movie. A single tap gets you commonly used actions. Swipe buttons up, down, left or right for less used functions. The help screen explains the functionality of each button in full.
Please see the help page on the app for details on each button's operation. Most buttons have additional functions obtained by swiping in different directions.
Free companion software must be installed onto the OS-X computer running the VLC Media Player:
Basic functionality works out of the box. Advanced functionality requires a one-time VLC setup. The app will guide you through setup when required (or you can find instructions through the app's help menu).
Should you have issues with any part of the process, please contact us and we will be happy to assist. You might also like to check the Remote Server Setup page to assist with troubleshooting.
Remote for VLC does not collect or transmit any personal or usage information to any party.
The installer package bundles a number of files together, each with their own version. To simplify matters the installer package has been given a version number also, which is the number on the downloaded file, as listed below. When a new installer version is provided, only some of the components may have changed.
You can view the Jazz Remote Server server software version, and the version of the Preference Pane from within the Jazz Remote Preference Pane. The versions belonging to other server components are not so readily visible.
The following are installer package versions (show more)
v1.2.0 includes updates to keep pace with present and future iOS versions including notarization.
Preparation for improved syncronisation when the iOS device is idle, and improved battery performance through reduced network activity.
v1.3.1 Provides work-arounds for EyeTV Remote and EyeTV 4 combination. Improves status update mechanism for all iOS apps when the app is idle. (Currently only EyeTV Remote uses this mechanism, but will berolled out to other Remote Control apps when updated).
For EyeTV users: this version implements some work-arounds for the numerous bugs in EyeTV 4.0.0 (8521). Although EyeTV 4 cannot be supported until these bugs are fixed (ie. some things still don't work), we hope this improves the experience for those unable to stay with EyeTV 3.
Latest version (v1.3.2) fixes a bug where EyeTV Remote failed to show the channel list for EyeTV 3 on some MacOS installations.
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This project is not affiliated with VideoLAN. VLC and VLC media player are trademarks of VideoLAN.
* The software has been tested against VLC versions from 2.2.4 thru 3.0.18 (the latest as of July 2023). It may work with earlier versions.