Vimeo Adapts Player for Mobile Devices
Aug 17, 2010, 1:02 PM by Philip Berne
Vimeo today announced a new player that will use HTML5 and Flash video to work on compatible mobile device. The Vimeo Universal Player will detect the format usable on your phone, HTML5 for iPhone, for instance, or Flash for Android 2.2, and offer content in a suitable codec and resolution. The new player will also offer a Watch Later feature that will let users bookmark a video.
VLC Video Player Adds Chromecast, HDR, 360-Degree Video
VideoLAN this week updated its open-source VLC media player with a significant number of new features. VLC version 3.0 adds support for Chromecast, which lets people push video from their handset to any device that can receive casted content.
Google Overhauls YouTube
Google today unveiled a new version of YouTube for both mobile devices and the desktop. To start, the mobile app has a new, clean design.
YouTube to Automatically Adjust Playback Size to Fill Your Screen
Google is about to make it easier to watch videos shot in different aspect ratios. With an update scheduled to arrive in the coming weeks, the YouTube mobile app will "dynamically adapt to whatever size you choose to watch it in.
Apple's New Clips App Offers a Fun Way to Create Videos
Apple today announced Clips, an app for the iPhone and iPad that lets people piece together photos, videos, and music for sharing on social networks. One of the core features is called Live Titles, which lets people create animated captions by using their voice, rather than typing.