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Free VidOn Player Updated for Better User Experience on iOS and Android

VidOn.me recently updated its free-of-charge VidOn Player for iPad, iPhone and Android devices. For those who are not familiar with this player: it is an omnipotent local player playing videos in any format, totally free. Read on for more.

* About VidOn Player

For a piece of cost-free software, all it has to do to surpass other equivalents is deliver on function. VidOn Player does very well with this. Here is the breakdown of it:

- Directly play videos in any format. And 1080P HD videos are supported.

- Play videos, DVD/Blu-ray files on a PC, with assistance of VidOn Server on the same PC, in the same WLAN.

- Can play Blu-rays on VidOn Server by title which you can select freely.

- Can connect to home sharing servers like Samba, UPnP, and FTP, and play media on them using mobile devices.

- Can automatically choose hardware decoding or software decoding according to the media type.

- Hardware can be fully used to get a smoother playback when playing some HD videos like MKV, AVI, etc.

And the list can go on.

* About the Updates

There are 3 new individual releases for iPad, iPhone and Android as follows:

v1.7.8 for iPad and v0.3.8 for iPhone:

- Added hardware decoding/encoding function to VidOn Server for a better playback experience.

- Improved external subtitles function and uthentication access to Samba.

- Fixed most of the problems that the app suddenly closes by accident.

v1.0.0 for Android:

- Added the function that selected audio tracks and subtitles can be remembered.

- Improved UI style and the tone.

- Fixed the problem that Samba cannot be logged in with the host name and the bug that external SDCard of some devices cannot be accessed.

- Other improvements and fixes.

More info and a free download of VidOn Player can be found at: http://vidon.me/vidon_player.htm

About VidOn.me:

VidOn.me provides complete solutions on home entertainment with products like VidOn Player, VidOn Server, Android Blu-ray Box, VidOn XBMC and Remote. For more info, please visit: http://vidon.me/

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