Native fullscreen support on OS X Lion

In addition to the previously announced improvements, VLC will also make use of OS X Lion’s native fullscreen mode. This way, VLC runs in a separate virtual desktop to your other apps, which simplifies multi-tasking quite a bit. Instead of VLC’s usual fullscreen button, you’ll see Lion’s native control in the upper left corner of VLC’s video window:

If you don’t like the native mode, especially since it can be less useful when using multiple physical screens, you can choose to continue to use VLC’s own fullscreen mechanism.

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  1. This fall. A feature freeze is scheduled for the end of the month, so some beta builds should be available around mid September. 🙂

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