January 13, 2014, 2:21 PM — Here's how you can download video files from the Internet with VLC for the iPad or iPhone. This can be much faster than transferring video files via iTunes.
1. Tap the VLC hat icon in the upper left to open the side menu.
2. Tap on Downloads.
3. Enter the URL of the video file you want to download.
4. Tap the Download button.
VLC will start downloading your video file to your iOS device.
VLC for iOS is one of the most popular third-party media player on the App Store, and is capable of playing almost any video format. Here are some tips and tricks that’ll help you make the most of VLC for iOS’ feature set
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