Can this be used to control a media player? (Play, Pause, Volume Up/Down, Next/Previous Track) A. Yes, it can be used to control media players such as iTunes, VLC, Spotify, etc. Related articles What devices and operating systems is it compatible with? Quick Guide and Instructional Manual What can be achieved with HomeKit accessories? Quick Guide and Instruction Manual Are you able to turn the backlit feature off? Comments 1 comment Sort by Date Votes Mjh76 September 13, 2020 08:22 Edited The aluminum remote works on every media player (Web Youtube, IINA, Quicktime) on my Mac EXCEPT VLC. Why is this? Even when I have only VLC open, when I click on a button on the remote, it prompts my Mac to open Apple Music. VERY FRUSTRATED. What can I do to get VLC working with my remote? Attached is my system information. - Matt 0 Comment actions Permalink Please sign in to leave a comment.