The VLC Player is a portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats, DVDs,VCDs as well as streaming protocols. VLC Player for iPadVideoLAN has announced today that the VLC Player will be available for iPad in about a week! The VLC player for iPad is currently waiting approval by Apple.Â

The team said:

After several month of porting, we are proud to announce the release of VLC for the iPad! This application stands out for two reasons, First, it will be available for free on the AppStore. But that’s not all. VLC is an OpenSource project, We are currently preparing our patches for submission to the main VLC tree. And obviously, we will release our current working tree when the app will hit the AppStore, If everything goes well, VLC for the iPad should be available next week.

VLC Player for iPad

From the past few years of popularity, VLC player has become one of the most preferred video player to play videos of various formats and to stream live and on demand video in several formats to the VideoLAN network and the rest of the Web.