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VLC media player features 360-degree video on Windows and Mac
TechWorm, November 28th, 2016
November 28, 2016,
Volume 225, Issue 5

"VLC, the world's most versatile open source media player, has added support for 360-degree videos via their preview program. VideoLAN - the makers of VLC - released the technical preview labelled as VLC 360 for the upcoming version 3.0 of VLC on Saturday.

To develop the functionality, VLC's development team worked with 360-degree camera maker Giroptic. The full version of the feature, which allows Windows and Mac users to view 360-degree photos and videos, as well as panoramic photos, is expected to arrive as part of the VLC 3.0 update at the end of the month. It also supports the spherical display mode, which is another step toward full VR capability..."

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