VLC Media Player, which left the App Store about three years ago is back. It’s added a few new features, such as Dropbox integration, the ability to download files from the web and more.
All versions of VLC were then open-source and licensed under GPLv2; the App Store imposes its own licensing and DRM restrictions on apps. One of VLC’s original developers, Rémi Denis-Courmont, claimed that thelicensing policies did not mesh and filed a complaint against the app. It was shortly removed.
The app is available in some territories, and should hit the US sometime tonight.