"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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