Play Videos on your Mobile Phone with Vuclip

Apr 21, 2009
Updated • Jun 2, 2017
Mobile Computing

Almost everyone has at least one mobile phone in these days and phones have become more than devices which you can use to talk to people or chat with them.

Today's phones come ready with a whole bunch of bells and whistles for their owners to play with. One of these includes support for video.

One of the best resources when it comes to making video available on capable phones is Vuclip. Formerly called, this site is like YouTube for mobile phones.

Update: The service is no longer available. You can use services like YouTube now on mobile devices either directly by using a web browser, or if available, the YouTube application.

Users can stream video clips from different video-sharing sites directly to the phone via the site's search feature or by browsing available categories directly using the device.

As a bonus, Vuclip lets you save videos directly to your phone without any format or codec conflicts.

When you see a video you like, just enter your name and phone number and click the 'send to phone' button. Vuclip transcodes the file to the necessary phone format, and sends it to your phone so you are saved the hassle of converting the file format yourself. Registered users have access to additional features such as the creation of video lists or alerts for videos among other features.

Vuclip claims to produce videos that are compatible with 2,000 different phones from various brands. In addition, the Vuclip service is available in  more than 130 countries.

The only downside is that although the service is free, users might still have to pay for accessing the internet from their phones as well as for data transfer. Of course this depends on a user's service provider and the type of billing plan.

The easiest way to use the service is to visit its mobile site directly. All videos are made available in different qualities of which you can select one for playback.

What do you think of Vuclip? Would you use this site and its services? What features would you like to see the site offer? Let me know in the comments.

Play Videos on your Mobile Phone with Vuclip
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Play Videos on your Mobile Phone with Vuclip
Vuclip was a mobile Internet service site that converted videos to mobile friendly formats before distributing those videos to mobiles.
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