UPDATE: VLC for Windows Phone updated today with  force landscape mode” setting for video player.

VLC 1.8.2 changelog:

VLC for Windows Store v1.8.2 should be available on Windows phones. Brings “force landscape mode” setting for video player. With this update we’ll get the firmware version of your device, as we suspect the green screen issue is related to GPU driver.

Last week VLC for Windows Phone picked up a major update and today developers have updated the app again with Bug Fixes. Check the full changelog below.

VLC 1.8.1 changelog:

* Prevent crash when indexing music library on some WP8.1 devices
* Fix ProgressRing style
* Fix text in TextBox not visible on some tiny WP8.1 devices
* Fix Invalid Cast exception causing the app to crash in rare situations

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