The simplest VLC Remote for iOS & Android

Groping in the dark for keyboard shortcuts whilst watching a movie or racing to your computer in the middle of a steamy date just to change the music track? well, you’ll no longer have to do that. VLC M Remote is the most convenient way of controlling VLC Player from your smartphones and tablets. This VLC Remote gives you the awesome power to control the VLC Media Player wherever you’re seated, whether in the kitchen or in the garden.

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VLC Mobile Remote Setup (Video)

VLC Mobile Remote app not only works as a remote controller for VLC Media Player on your PC or Mac but it is also powerful enough to work as a remote controller for your computer’s mouse, keyboard, browser(Chrome, Firefox or any), etc. First let’s go through the VLC Mobile Remote setup process with VMR Connect, which allows you to enjoy all the features in the app. Then let’s see the VLC Remote setup process for Linux users.

VLC Mobile Remote Setup with VMR Connect
VMR Connect is our server-cum-helper app for Windows & Mac computers, which sets up VLC Player for remote control and helps the mobile app to control your computer. So, first download VMR Connect to your PC or Mac, then install it by following the on-screen instructions. After installation, make sure your phone and computer are on the same network/WiFi, then open the VLC Mobile Remote app on your phone. As soon as you open the app, it will detect and allows you to connect to your computer. Once connected by tapping your computer name, you can control your PC or Mac.

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The video was recorded on Mac Computer, however, instructions are similar for Windows computers.

The VLC setup process for Linux computers

Unfortunately, we have yet to build VMR Connect for Linux, however, you can still use our app with Linux computers only as a VLC Remote controller. To do that, open the app to the ‘Computers’ page & tap ‘Setup Wizard’. On the next page, select ‘Linux’ as your computer OS. Then follow the instructions in the app to set up VLC. Once the setup is done, open the VLC Media player on your computer & tap ‘Auto Connect’ in the app, it will detect your computer & connects to it. For detailed instructions check out

Watch setup instructions & demo video

Following the instructions shown in the video, you can use our app only as VLC Remote on Windows & Mac systems.