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VLC Media Player for Windows 8 by MetroUX VLC Media Player for Windows 8 by MetroUX
Hi guys! It's been a long time since my last submission, but it's because I'm currently involved in some cool Windows 8 stuff! :)

Anyhow, as many of us know the VLC team want to bring its famous media player to Windows 8 (metro) and Windows Phone, but they need to reach at least $40,000. There are few days remaining, I hope you guys feel your selves generous and help the team.

Please donate here: [link]

In the last few days the team added a couple of mockups, the first versions wasn't bad but I thought that it needs some tweaks. I'd like if people can choose between a dark or a light theme. Hope you like it!

(Original design by Argon [link])

Update 1 (24th December 2012):
The Team has announced that they reached the $40.000 goal! Thanks to all the 2500+ people who contributed!
The VLC Team expect to release VLC "Metro" in April 2013.

Update 2 (30th December 2012):
The campaign raised 47,056! Many thanks to the 3,080 people all over the world who made this possible :)
The VLC Team will start working on the app very soon.
Keep an eye on this page for further updates: [link]
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:iconchrist13430:
possible create one other similary for windows 7 ^^
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:iconmetroux:
MetroUX Aug 13, 2013   Interface Designer
Unfortunately I exclusively mock up Windows 8 and Windows Phone Apps...
Anyhow you're free to make a Windows 7 version inspired from this one.
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:iconmercuryx:
MercuryX Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
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:iconlucastill0712:
Its really great <3 Hope to see it soon :)
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:iconmetroux:
MetroUX Jan 4, 2013   Interface Designer
Thank you very much :D
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:iconmercuryx:
MercuryX Dec 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I support this. I've been using VLC for years now. And it'd be cool to see a actual Metro(Win8 UI) version of it sometime soon....as long as all the features of the desktop version comes with it like "skins" or in Metro's caswe a possible re-color feature allowing you to at least change the background of the player or "color" of it? Like u got the screenshots showing a white and a black background, but a possible "change color" feature would be cool or maybe be able to add our own image to the background.
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:iconmetroux:
MetroUX Dec 29, 2012   Interface Designer
Hmmm, personally I think that using some Accent colors (something like Windows 8's start screen) would be a good move.
We are talking about VLC 1.0 after all, I'm pretty sure that the VLC Team will continue to support the app adding new features and fixing eventual bugs :)
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:iconlordreserei:
LordReserei Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It looks amazing.
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:iconmetroux:
MetroUX Dec 20, 2012   Interface Designer
Thanks mate! :highfive:
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:iconadijayanto:
adijayanto Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Gonna ditch MPC for this! I want Metro for entertainment and Desktop for works...
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