VLC media player is one of the must have app. Because it is free and support all most all video formats. It is the best media player out there for free. You can also use this player for streaming purposes too on your Android TV. Actually this media player far better than other premium or paid media players out there. Most specially VLC player has optimized user interface specially designed for Android TV. This interface work great with remote. Because it has bigger buttons and thumbnails that make is easy to navigate. Don’t worry you wan’t missing any feature with Android TV version.
Official VLC media player for Android available on Google Play Store. Most of the Android TV devices like Mi Box, Nvidia Shield TV and more have Google play Store. But Amazon Fire TV stick does not have. So how to install VLC media Player on your Fire TV. Even though Fire TV does not have Google Play Store it has Amazon App Store. Official version of VLC also available on Amazon App Store too. So it make installing VLC media player on Fire TV lot more easy. If not we have to grant permission from security settings to install this app. Not only that we have to use another app to install apps away from Amazon App store. For example Filelinked or Downloader.
Features of VLC Media Player
There are lots of features on VLC media player and new updates are released to make sure this app is up to date with other competitive media players out there.
- Free and open source
- No advertisements to annoy you.
- Once install you can use it directly. No need to register and sign up for subscription.
- Available on all major App Stores
- User interface is specially designed for Android TV.
- Support all most all Video formats
- Support all most all audio formats
- Support streaming
How to install VLC media player on Fire Stick
Installation process is very simple. Follow below mention steps included with some pictures in order to make this very simple and understandable to everyone.
First go to Search Tab and search “VLC”
Once VLC player shows up on search results click on it. You will see circular yellow button. Next to that button you can see “GET” and free to download text. Click on that yellow button to start download.
It will automatically download and install VLC for you. Once installation complete open it.
Now you can see VLC media Player home screen. There you will see all your media content. Left side of the screen you can see Video, Audio and Browsing features. Enjoy VLC media player on your Amazon Fire TV.