VLC media player is the best media player you can used for Android TV. Because VLC has the best media player interface that can work easily with Android TV remote. You can quickly navigate among all your media content using your remote.
Android TV version of VLC has all the features of Android phone version. Also support all video and audio formats. Most importantly this media player is completely free and no advertisements like other free media players.
You can use this media player for your online streaming content. Set this player as default streaming media player. You will see that this player will handle all your streaming content with less buffering.
How to install VLC on Shield TV
Actually VLC is available on all platforms and all app stores like Filelinked too. No need to do any fancy stuff like jail breaking. No need to browse the internet for that. VLC for Shield TV available on Google Play Store. Since all shield TV devices has Google Play Store you can easily download and install latest official version of VLC.
Open Google Play Store
Now search “VLC”. Click on first result and install it.
If not you can just say install “VLC” using voice button. It will open VLC installation page on Play Store. that’s all.