Owners of smartphones Huawei is forbidden to download video player VLC

Studio developers VideoLAN, which publishes educational and popular video player VLC, has decided on the blacklisting smartphones Huawei. This is stated on the official page of team Twitter. From now on, the owners of vehicles of the Chinese manufacturer will not be able to install the app from Google Play.

The reason for the introduction of Huawei smartphones in black list are the peculiarities of the firmware EMUI, which prevents backgrounding most applications, except those that have been developed by the vendor. Such a policy, put it in VideoLAN, provides users a negative impression about the product by discrediting him.

Why I cannot install VLC

Preventing the download of the branded app with Huawei device users, the developers are trying to defend the right to unfettered dissemination of their own development, and that is understandable. Another thing is that achieving goals such methods directly contradict the legislation of many European countries and can arouse the interest of the competent authorities.

Despite the fact that the download VLC official way, which means Google Play will not be possible at least in the foreseeable future, Huawei will still be able to use the video player. It is enough to install on your device the APK version of VLC which can be downloaded on the website VideoLAN.

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