VLC for iOS Documentation

Welcome to the user documentation of VLC for iOS, the free and Open Source application that can play all your movies and shows in most formats directly without conversion.

With VLC for iOS, you can synchronize media to your device using WiFi Upload, iTunes, various Cloud services, or direct downloads from the web.


To get the most out of VLC for iOS, start by reviewing a few introductory topics below;

Getting Started

Quickly find, install and use VLC for iOS on your device.

Basic Usage

Introduction to the most common uses of VLC for iOS.

Advanced Usage

Advanced scenarios of using VLC for iOS.

Reference Manual

An (almost) exhaustive description of VLC for iOS features and modules.


Get all the help you need & see the FAQs about VLC for iOS.


Definitions for terms used in VLC for iOS and this documentation.