How to use WiFi Upload on VLC for iOS

After a prolonged hiatus, VLC is back for iOS. The new version includes the WiFi Upload feature, which permits you to wirelessly upload video files to your iOS device from your Web browser.

Ed Rhee

July 19, 2013 9:22 AM PDT

VLC for iOS 2.0.1

VLC for iOS on iPad (version 2.0.1).

(Credit: Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET)

VLC was pulled from your Apple App Store back 2011, but has become back to suit your video playback needs. The Verge notes that VLC for iOS plays the same file types as the desktop version, including MKV and AVI files. Other nice options that come with VLC for iOS 2.0.1 include AirPlay support, Dropbox integration, and WiFi Upload.

WiFi Upload lets you wirelessly upload videos to your iOS device by using a Web browser from a computer on a single Wi-Fi network. It makes adding your individual content to your iPhone or iPad convenient and straightforward. Here's using WiFi Upload on VLC for iOS:

Step 1: Make sure your iOS device is on a single Wi-Fi network because computer you may be uploading from.

Step 2: In the VLC app, tap for the VLC logo, then under "WiFi Upload," turn the change to "ON."

VLC for iOS WiFi Upload on(Credit: Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET)

Step 3: Enter the IP address and port quantity of the VLC server running in your iOS device within the Web browser of your respective computer.

Step 4: Click for the "Upload files" button or drag-and-drop your files on the browser.

VLC for iOS 2.0.1 upload files(Credit: Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET)

Once the upload finishes, you will see thumbnails from the videos you merely uploaded around the VLC screen.

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